Composer, pianist Christopher O'Riley coming to Music Farm

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Famed composer and pianist Christopher O'Riley is making his Charleston debut at the Music Farm on Saturday, May 23.

O’Riley -- prestigious artist, concert pianist and NPR & PBS national media personality -- will play original arrangements of popular artists like Radiohead, Elliott Smith, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Tori Amos, and Nick Drake during a two set live performance featuring his upcoming album’s unreleased material.

His most famous recording, Radiohead’s "True Love Waits" album, was awarded four stars in Rolling Stone magazine. In a streak of debuts, following his first conducting performance with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra last Friday, the concert, concurrent with the opening weekend of Spoleto Festival USA, will be O’Riley's Charleston debut.

The Music Farm is at 32 Ann Street. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9.

Advance tickets are $20(standing)/$25 (seated). Buy them from Etix or Merch Underground at 499 King Street. Or pay $30/$35 at the door.