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Making his highly anticipated Broad Stage debut, Brad Mehldau is “universally admired as one of the most adventurous pianists to arrive on the jazz scene in years” (LA Times). Internationally celebrated for explorations of formal musical architecture that inspire expressive improvisations, Mehldau also brilliantly reworks popular songs by The Beatles, Cole Porter, Nick Drake, and Radiohead into the jazz idiom. No wonder he is a favorite of both jazz purists and fans of classical romanticism. Get ready to join him, along with Larry Grenadier on bass and Jeff Ballard on drums, on this stylish and surprising night.Mattias Klum’s work documenting our planet’s biodiversity earned him a medal from the King of Sweden and the title of 2008 Young Global Leader by theWorld Economic Forum. His dynamic storytelling and award-winning photographs and film documentaries convey a resonant message: to lighten our footprint on Earth and to consider the legacy we will leave to those who follow.