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This project is funded by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, through the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

+ About the Performance
This program was recorded 10/07/2005 at Symphony Space.

The indie-rock singer-songwriter performs work from his acclaimed albums, Greetings from Michigan and Illinoise, as well as new arrangements of other favorites. In this performance his intimate, guitar-based band is backed by string and brass ensembles.

+ About the Artists

Sufjan Stevens has stated his intention to record an album about every one of the 50 United States. He has already recorded and release Greetings from Michigan, about his home state, and Illinoise. Fortunately, his need for background material brings him to New York, and to the Thalia Music series at Symphony Space. A musician who plays over twenty instruments, and who is also a fiction writer, Stevens’ guitar-based folk rock places him squarely in the category of indie/pop/progressive folk/indie rock/singer-songwriter/chamber pop/lo-fi. Within the wide range of his interests and subject matter, Stevens’ music is tightly focused, intimate and melodic.

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