Stanford Live today announced its 2014-15 season, opening Sept. 21 at Bing Concert Hall with mandolinist Chris Thile and double bassist Edgar Meyer, each a Grammy winner, and each a MacArthur "genius" award winner. Their concert is likely to travel from "newgrass" bluegrass to J.S. Bach.

Other season highlights: They run from Toumani Diabaté to Emmylou Harris and mezzo-soprano Susan Graham. The Emerson String Quartet will perform. So will the Kronos Quartet. So will the St. Lawrence String Quartet, whose 25th season will include the world premiere of a new string quartet by composer John Adams.

Other performers include the San Francisco Symphony, Moscow State Symphony, Philharmonia Baroque and Chanticleer, as well as the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Jordi Savall and Imani Winds. Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau will perform. So will classical pianist Lang Lang.

Subscriptions for the 2014-15 season will go on sale to renewing subscribers beginning June 1, following a pre-sale period for Stanford Live donors and Bing Members. Subscriptions will go on sale to the general public on June 23.

For the full schedule, dates, and other information: http://live.stanford.edu.


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Stanford Live's 2014-15 season

Sept. 21, 2014, through June 5, 2015
Details and ticket information: http://live.stanford.edu