Multiple Grammy award winner as the lead vocalist and songwriter for Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler has released seven solo albums as well as recording Neck And Neck with one of his guitar heroes, Chet Atkins and collaborated with Emmylou Harris on All The Roadrunning. He has created soundtracks for Local Hero and The Princess Bride and is currently working on a new film, Altamira. In addition to producing his own records Knopfler has also produced albums for Bob Dylan and Randy Newman amongst others.
Blues legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Buddy Guy, has an incredible career that spans over 50 years with just as many albums released. The recent recipient of the 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award has been a major influence to some of the most notable musicians of his generation including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
This season the Society will present six rather than the traditional five concerts. Included in the series are the thirteen member New York Chamber Soloists, three string quartets, one with piano, a traditional piano trio and a violin and piano duo.