The Knights with Aaron Diehl
The Knights are an ensemble often recognized for redefining the musical experience for audiences and listeners. Since 2007, they have toured the United States and Europe with genre-bending programs rooted in classical tradition. Known for their diverse musical influences spanning everything from jazz to klezmer to pop music, their performances are often spontaneous and always passionate. The group has toured and recorded with renowned soloists including Yo-Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, Béla Fleck and Gil Shaham, and has performed at prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood and the Vienna Musikverein.
The Knights will be joined in this performance by pianist-composer Aaron Diehl. Diehl has appeared at Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, The Village Vanguard and Walt Disney Hall, in addition to a breadth of renowned jazz festivals. Continually receiving high praise for his brilliant performances, he was named a Cole Porter Fellow by the American Pianist Association and has toured Europe with Wynton Marsalis. He has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra, among others.
Friday, January 21, 2022 at 8:00pm
Sarah Belk Gambrell Center for the Arts and Civic Engagement
2319 Wellesley Ave, Charlotte, NC 28207