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Anaïs Mitchell artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Anais Mitchell.

January 31, 2013 Hear the singer-songwriter bring her deeply imaginative folk music to the West Virginia stage.

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The Virginia-based singer-songwriter performed on Mountain Stage.

November 30, 2011 The Vermont singer-songwriter performs songs from her folk-opera adaptation of Orpheus and Eurydice.

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August 11, 2008 The Vermont-born singer-songwriter finds a creative home in the union of literature and folk art.

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Studio Sessions

Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer perform the ancient ballad "Tam Lin" at the 2013 Folk Alliance International Conference in February.

March 19, 2013 Watch two young folk singers perform the legendary British ballad "Tam Lin."

Anais Mitchell has a penchant for storied poetry and a deep reverence for the expressiveness of folk music.

March 20, 2012 Hear the folk singer perform songs from her latest album that were inspired by the economic crisis.

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Interviews & Profiles

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March 6, 2010 The desolate journey of Orpheus is now a folk opera written by singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell.

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Discover Songs

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April 16, 2010 Mitchell's folk opera Hadestown enlists the services of Bon Iver's Justin Vernon as Orpheus.

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News

Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer's new collaborative album is titled Child Ballads.

April 20, 2013 A duo of young songwriters is reviving Scottish and English folk songs from centuries ago.

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Reviews

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April 16, 2010 Mitchell's folk opera Hadestown enlists the services of Bon Iver's Justin Vernon as Orpheus.

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More Stories

Jason Isbell performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

December 21, 2013 NPR Music partner Folk Alley presents the best the genres had to offer this year.

Anais Mitchell and a camera

March 7, 2012 Old home movies turn "Coming Down" into an emotional trip through the director's family memories.

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Child Ballads

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  • Album: Child Ballads
  • Artist: Anaïs Mitchell / Jefferson Hamer
  • Label: Wilderland
  • Released: 2013
 

Hadestown

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  • Album: Hadestown
  • Artist: Anais Mitchell
  • Label: Righteous Babe Records
  • Released: 2010