James Taylor At Carnegie Hall: Singer Set For Four-Concert Gig

03/30/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NEW YORK — He's gone to Carolina and taken that snow covered turnpike from Stockbridge to Boston. Now James Taylor is goin' to Carnegie Hall for a prestigious four-concert gig.

The silken-voiced songwriter will host a gala on April 12, 2011, to celebrate Carnegie's 120th anniversary, the hall announced Wednesday. Later that month, Taylor will explore the roots of his music – from bluegrass and blues to church hymns. In May, he will lead a "guitar conversations" program and a concert featuring his greatest hits.

The 2010-11 season opens Sept. 29 with Nikolaus Harnoncourt leading the Vienna Philharmonic in an all-Beethoven concert featuring pianist Lang Lang.

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On the Net:

http://www.carnegiehall.org

http://www.jamestaylor.com/splash.aspx

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NEW YORK (AP) – He's gone to Carolina and taken that snow covered turnpike from Stockbridge to Boston. Now James Taylor is goin' to Carnegie Hall for a prestigious four-concert gig.

The silken-voiced songwriter will host a gala on April 12, 2011, to celebrate Carnegie's 120th anniversary, the hall announced Wednesday. Later that month, Taylor will explore the roots of his music – from bluegrass and blues to church hymns. In May, he will lead a "guitar conversations" program and a concert featuring his greatest hits.

The 2010-11 season opens Sept. 29 with Nikolaus Harnoncourt leading the Vienna Philharmonic in an all-Beethoven concert featuring pianist Lang Lang.

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On the Net:

http://www.carnegiehall.org

http://www.jamestaylor.com/splash.aspx

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