Folk duo Mandolin Orange, songwriter Andrew Marlin (vocals, mandolin, guitar, banjo) and Emily Frantz (vocals, violin, guitar), are known for their tight vocal harmonies, virtuosic instrumentation and engaging storytelling. Their sound includes elements of folk, country, bluegrass, gospel and pop, creating an appealing blend of modern roots music.
Mandolin Orange will be joined by members of the Winston-Salem Symphony for this special concert. The evening will begin with symphony musicians performing Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, followed by Mandolin Orange playing songs from their repertoire, including songs from their latest album, Tides of a Teardrop. To round out the evening, symphony musicians will join Mandolin Orange onstage for a collection of the band’s favorite songs, featuring orchestral arrangements by renowned composer and guitar guru D. J. Sparr.