WITH THE NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
NATALIE MERCHANT vocalist
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Natalie Merchant began her musical career as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the pop music band 10,000 Maniacs. During her 30-year career, she has earned a distinguished place among America's most respected recording artists, with a reputation for being a prolific songwriter with a compelling artistic vision and a unique and captivating performance style.
Merchant’s latest and highly acclaimed Nonesuch recording entitled Leave Your Sleep debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at No. 17 as she embarks on a new artistic path, creating songs from literary inspiration which are composed for expanded musical ensembles and orchestra.