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Jazz Pianist Brad Mehldau with Renee Fleming

Brad Mehldau with Renee Fleming in concert on Creators at Carnegie - 06/25/2005

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Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau teams up with reigning American soprano Renee Fleming for a concert of surprises, including a new commission from Carnegie Hall.

The performance's eclectic program includes the world premiere of The Book of Hours: Love Poems to God, based on the work of German poet Rainer Maria Rilke, and works by composers as varied as George Gershwin and Nirvana's Kurt Cobain.

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