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Max Richter - ACME, UGA date features 'Infra' and music from 'The Blue Notebooks / UGATODAY

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UGA Presents is bringing composer, pianist and remixer Max Richter to Athens Sept. 30. The electro-acoustic artist will be joined by the American Contemporary Music Ensemble for a 7 p.m. performance in Hodgson Concert Hall. The program will include Richter's "Infra" and music from "The Blue Notebooks."

Richter has composed music for over 50 film and television projects including Martin Scorsese's "Shutter Island" and Damon Lindelof 's HBO series, "The Leftovers." He was awarded the European Film Prize for his score for Ari Folman's "Waltz with Bashir." The American Contemporary Music Ensemble is dedicated to the performance of masterworks from the 20th and 21st centuries. ACME has performed at leading international venues including Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Library of Congress in D.C. and Australia's Melbourne Recital Hall and Sydney Opera House. ACME's dedication to new music extends across genres and has earned them a reputation among both classical and rock crowds. National Public Radio calls them "contemporary music dynamos."

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