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Mary Chapin Carpenter to Make Columbus Orchestral Debut, 9/21

Mary Chapin Carpenter to Make Columbus Orchestral Debut, 9/21

With 13 albums and more than 13 million records sold, Mary Chapin Carpenter has developed a remarkably loyal and devoted international fan base. She has won five Grammy Awards, two CMA awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, and in 2012, was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Her songs speak to the most personal and universal of life's details. Her debut orchestral album, Songs from the Movie, arranged and conducted by Vince Mendoza, reprises ten of Carpenter's songs in Mendoza's distinctively beautiful and cinematic arrangements including "Come On Come On," "On and On It Goes," "I Am a Town," and "Goodnight, America."

CAPA presents Mary Chapin Carpenter with the New Albany Symphony Orchestra at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts (100 W. Dublin-Granville Rd., New Albany) on Sunday, September 21, at 8 pm. Tickets are $30-$60 at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000.

The 2014-15 Marquee Season is presented by L Brands Foundation.

Carpenter has spent the past year performing alongside world-renowned orchestras since the release of her debut orchestra album, Songs from the Movie, which was conducted and arranged by six-time Grammy Award winner Vince Mendoza. Carpenter's world debut orchestral concert took place on January 24, 2014, at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall alongside the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Mendoza. In March, she performed two milestone concerts at New York's Lincoln Center with the New York Philharmonic and was joined by special guests Joan Baez, Shawn Colvin, Jerry Douglas, Tift Merritt, and Aoife O' Donovan.


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