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Emory’s Schwartz Center unveils 2014-15 Candler concerts lineup

Emory University’s Schwartz Center for Performing Arts has announced its 2014-15 Candler Concert Series lineup, which will include two world premieres.

In October, the Brentano String Quartet and Vijay Iyer will debut a quintet written by Iyer, “Time, Place, Action.” In March 2015, composer Daniel Roumain will premiere a composition commissioned by Emory as part of its Creation Stories Project.

The series (performances at 8 p.m. unless noted) includes:

Sept. 26, Garrick Ohlsson: Regarded as a leading exponent of the music of Frederic Chopin, Ohlsson commands an enormous repertoire, his interpretations marked by a distinctive Americanism aspect.

Oct. 10, Brentano String Quartet and Vijay Iyer: Pairing brings the Brentano encemble’s warm sound together with genre-busting composer-pianist Vijay Iyer, a 2013 MacArthur Foundation “genuis” grant winner, for a performance to include the premiere of an Iyer-composed quintet.

Nov. 15, Anne Sophie Mutter and the Mutter Virtuosi: Virtuoso violinist Mutter visits on an international tour with an ensembl of 14 current and former scholarship students of the Anne Sophie Mutter Foundation.

Feb. 5-7, 2015, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company: Having marked its 30th anniversary in 2013, the New York dance troupe revisits classic selections. (Presented in the Schwartz Center Dance Studio, separately from subscription series.)

Feb. 7, 2015, Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra: Dixieland jazz is on the menu for this Emory Jazz Fest 2015 installment featuring trumpeter Mayfield, who has served as an official cultural ambassador of New Orleans and Louisiana since 2003.

March 20, 2015, Daniel Roumain: The composer-violinist returns to the Schwartz Center to premiere a work inspired by his Haitian-American heritage.

April 4, 2015, Sharon Isbin, guitar, and Isabel Leonard, mezzo: Classical guitarist Isbin performs with rising opera star Leonard.

April 19, 2015, the Tallis Scholars (4 p.m.): Practitioners of a cappella Renaissance music.

The Schwartz Center for Performing Arts is on the Emory University campus, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. Concert subscription packages are on sale now via the Arts at Emory box office: 404-727-5050, Single tickets go on sale to the public on Aug. 1.

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