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Palaver Strings Collaborates with Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and Percussionist Brian Shankar Adler for Concert at Next Stage Arts

PUTNEY, VT— 3/28/2023 — Palaver Strings, the innovative and dynamic ensemble known for their genre-bending performances, is set to take the stage at Next Stage Arts on April 27th for an unforgettable concert with special guests clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and percussionist Brian Shankar Adler.

Azmeh, a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, and Adler, who has collaborated with a diverse range of musicians including Vijay Iyer and Esperanza Spalding, bring their unique talents and musical styles to the table for what promises to be a truly special performance.

Palaver Strings has built a reputation for pushing the boundaries of classical music, and their collaboration with Azmeh and Adler is no exception. The evening’s program will feature a range of works from traditional classical pieces to contemporary and world music.

“We’re thrilled that Palaver Strings is collaborating with Kinan and Brian for this concert,” said Next Stage Executive Director Keith Marks. “They’re all incredibly talented musicians, and we’re excited to see what kind of magic they can create together on stage.”

The concert takes place on April 27th at 7:00 pm at Next Stage Arts in Putney, Vermont. Tickets are available now and can be purchased on the Next Stage Arts website or at the box office immediately prior to the show. Don’t miss this chance to experience the groundbreaking artistry of Palaver Strings and their talented guest musicians.

About Palaver Strings:
Palaver Strings is a Boston-based chamber orchestra that performs genre-bending concerts, combining classical masterworks with new compositions and arrangements from a variety of genres. Founded in 2014 by a group of young musicians from the New England Conservatory, the ensemble has garnered national recognition for their innovative programming and collaborative approach to music-making.

Next Stage is located at 15 Kimball Hill in downtown Putney, VT. Tickets are $20 Advance / $24 at the Door. Advance tickets are available at For information, call 802-387-0102. Next Stage will provide a beer, wine, and cocktail cash bar.

Next Stage Arts serves southeastern Vermont as a regional cultural hub, arts producer, and instigator of meaningful cultural experiences. Founded in 2010 as a nonprofit organization, Next Stage Arts is a transformative, community-centered project dedicated to revitalizing Putney’s cultural and economic village center through excellence in arts programming valuing diversity as a springboard for nurturing community.

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