The Knights, with Pianist Aaron Diehl

Events Calendar
Opelika Center for the Performing Arts
1700 Lafayette Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
P: 334.749.8105
send an email »
go to website »

Date: January 25th, 2022
Time: 7:30 PM until 9:30 PM

The Arts Association of East Alabama presents The Knights, with pianist, Arron Diehl on Tuesday, January 25 from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Opelika Center for the Performing Arts.

The Knights are a collective of adventurous musicians dedicated to transforming the orchestral experience and eliminating barriers between audiences and music. Driven by an open-minded spirit of camaraderie and exploration, they inspire listeners with vibrant programs that encompass their roots in the classical tradition and passion for artistic discovery. The orchestra has toured and recorded with renowned soloists including Yo-Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, Béla Fleck, and Gil Shaham, and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood, and the Vienna Musikverein.

Pianist and composer Aaron Diehl mystify listeners with his layered artistry. At once temporal and ethereal, his expression transforms the piano into an orchestral vessel in the spirit of beloved predecessors Ahmad Jamal, Erroll Garner, and Jelly Roll Morton. Following three critically-acclaimed leader albums on Mack Avenue Records — and live appearances at historic venues from Jazz at Lincoln Center and The Village Vanguard to New York Philharmonic and the Philharmonie de Paris — the American Pianist Association’s 2011 Cole Porter fellow now focuses his attention on what it means to be present within himself.

Visit http://www.eastalabamaarts.org/upcoming-events/2021/theknights to learn more and for updated ticket information.