Musician Chris Thile performed for the PBS NewsHour at the Rockwood Music Hall in Manhattan. Here he plays the final movement of Bach Sonata #1 in G-minor. Chris Thile is a musician consumed with restless passion and energy. At age … Continue reading
Modern master of the mandolin Chris Thile hates being boxed in by genres, and has made his reputation by going beyond traditional tunes. With a new album of works by Bach, the virtuoso easily moves from Americana to classical. Jeffrey Brown talks to Thile about his career and who he calls the greatest musician who ever lived. Continue reading
“The Goat Rodeo Sessions” is the name of a recording released in October of last year. It’s also the name of a performance that airs on PBS this Friday. It’s an all-star and eclectic group made up of cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile.