Women’s Work – a program of all women composers, including Clara Schumann, Louise Héritte-Viardot and Rebecca Clarke
April 27th, 7pm
Round Rock Presbyterian Church
4010 Sam Bass Rd. Round Rock TX 78681
Take a journey through the world of the Tony Award®-winning hit, Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical! Matilda is an extraordinary little girl who dares to take a stand and change her destiny. When she has finally had enough of her unscrupulous parents and tyrannical headmistress, she enlists the help of her friends—and favorite teacher Miss Honey—and bravely takes matters into her own hands to become the biggest little hero. Matilda is sure to delight and empower audiences of all generations.
Zach Scott Theater presents
April 3–May 12, 2019
Book for the musical by Dennis Kelly
Based on the book by Roald Dahl
Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin
Directed by Abe Reybold and Nat Miller
Musical Staging by Abe Reybold
Musical Direction by Allen Robertson
Choreographed by Jen Young
Gilbert & Sullivan Austin presents a Concert Performance of “H.M.S. Pinafore.” This classic Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera is a beautiful and romantic tale of a lowly sailor and his love for the captain’s daughter. “H.M.S. Pinafore” is a comic opera full of topsy-turvy humor and boatloads of bright and cheerful tunes. Audiences of all ages will be captivated by this classic presentation of majestic music. Performers include Abigail Adams, Whit Allee, Bruno César Barbosa, Bonnie Bogovich, Corinna Browning, Patricia Combs, Garrett Cordes, Arthur DiBianca, Andy Fleming, Chantal Freeman, Leann Fryer, Gary Hallock, Jake Jacobsen, Janette Jones, Robert LeBas, Reagan Murdock, Scott Poppaw, Jeffrey Jones-Ragona, Erica Salinas, Ian Stilwell, and Jay Young. Listen to their recent visit to Studio 1A BELOW!
Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem is a masterpiece, continually growing in popularity. For two show in February, your Austin Symphony Orchestra (ASO) joined the ethereal voices of the Grammy award-winning ensemble, Conspirare Symphonic Choir, and guest soloists soprano Heather Phillips and baritone Paul Tipton. In an attempt to communicate the shared experience of life and death contemplated by all, Brahms successfully has the ability to transform those thoughts into music’s universal language. In admiration of Haydn, Brahms wrote Variations on the St. Antoni Chorale, being performed during the first half of the program and guest conducted by Conspirare’s Founding Artistic Director, Craig Hella Johnson. Listen to their performances from Studio 1A below!
International recording and performing artist Celil Refik Kaya is one of two three-time prizewinners of the Guitar Foundation of America International Guitar Competition, is the youngest First Prize Winner of the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition, and is a recording artist with Naxos Records. Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conductor JoAnn Falletta commends Mr. Kaya as a superb musician in every sense. Numerous critics from around the world applaud Mr. Kaya’s playing as being seemingly effortless. The guitar virtuoso wowed host John Aielli in Studio 1A before playing a show Friday, February 1, at the Austin Scottish Rite Theater.