Songs in the Skyspace 2.17.20

Studio 1A Sessions

Songs in the Skyspace 2.17.20

Posted by on Feb 18, 2020

Landmarks, the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin, announced today the spring lineup for Songs in the Skyspace, its weekly music series hosted inside James Turrell’s Skyspace, The Color Inside. After a successful launch in fall 2019, the series returns with a dynamic performance roster including opera singer and Armstrong Community Music School director Liz Cass; Stephanie Bergara of Bidi Bidi Banda; Austin Classical Guitar; ukulele from Austin Ukestra; Austin Soundwaves; and several a cappella groups from the university. Beginning in February, the program will run on Sunday evenings at the Skyspace during the sunset light sequence. Reservations are required and can be made online.

Performers:
Mezzo, Liz Cass
Soprano, Julia Taylor
Cellist, Nora Karakousoglou
Violinist, Sonja Larson

Pieces:
Music For A While by Henry Purcell – Liz, Nora, Sonja
Hark! The echoing air by Henry Purcell – Julia, Nora, Sonja
Pur ti miro from the opera The Coronation of Poppea by Monteverdi – Liz, Julia, Nora, Sonja

Spring 2020 performance schedule:

Feb. 2: Stephanie Bergara (Bidi Bidi Banda)
Feb. 16: Texas Songhorns (A Cappella)
Feb. 23: Absolute Pitch (A Cappella)
Mar. 1: Liz Cass (Opera singer and director of Armstrong Community Music School)
Mar. 8: Austin Classical Guitar
Spring Break Closure
Mar. 29: Beauties and the Beat (A Cappella)
Apr. 5: Absolute Pitch (A Cappella)
Apr. 12: Austin Ukestra (Ukulele)
Apr. 19: Austin Classical Guitar
Apr. 26: Beauties and the Beat (A Cappella)
May 3: Texas Songhorns (A Cappella)
May 10: Noteworthy A Cappella (A Cappella)
May 17: Austin Soundwaves