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Nils Frahm

Music, Classical and opera Symphony Center , Loop Friday April 5 2019
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Nils Frahm
Photograph: Alexander Schneider

German composer and pianist Nils Frahm spent two years building a studio in a historic Berlin building to capture the intricate instrumental arrangements that populate his new album, All Melody. Straddling the line between contemporary classical music and the avant-garde electronica, Frahm uses a pipe organ, a piano and racks of vintage synthesizers to build layered, hypnotizing compositions. His concerts feature plenty of on-stage multi-tasking, as Frahm flits between instruments, rapidly reconstructing and improvising variations on his cinematic melodies. After a pair of shows at Thalia Hall last year, Frahm returns to Chicago in support of his new EP, Encores 2, for his first appearance at Symphony Center.

Venue name: Symphony Center
Contact:
Address: 220 S Michigan Ave
Chicago

Cross street: between Adams St and Jackson Blvd
Transport: El stop: Blue, Red to Jackson; Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Adams. Bus: 1, 3, 4, 6, 7.
Price: $40–$85
Event website: https://cso.org/nilsfrahm
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