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December 12, 2018

Austin Opera Appoints Artistic Advisor for 2018-2019 Season

Austin Opera has named Timothy Myers as its artistic advisor for the 2018-19 season. Myers will work with General Director and CEO Annie Burridge on casting,...

Steve Parker Wins $15,000 Tito’s Art Prize

Austin artist Steve Parker has been awarded the $15,000 Tito's Prize, an annual award established by arts organization Big Medium with funding by the...

Line Upon Line finds its context

With a poof of talcum powder, Line Upon Line percussion ensemble opened its season in September. It was a slow pour of powder actually, part...

Beerthoven and Thalea String Quartet Raise a Toast to Musical Friendships

For pianist Daniel Swayze, music-making means plenty of friends, food, and fun — all washed down with some celebratory libations. As founder and director...

Much More Than a Lark: A Fugazi Opera Sans the Fugazi...

Punk music without the music, as it turns out, is still pretty punk. “It’s All True,” an opera from the Brooklyn-based experimental performance group Object...

New Music Mixer: Innversion Ensemble

Austin’s Inversion Ensemble is a choral collective made up of composers and singers who perform innovative choral works and to encourage the creation of...

Texas Performing Arts nets $500,000 Mellon grant for arts and civil...

Texas Performing Arts has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for "The Power of Protest: Arts and Civil Disobedience," a three-season...

Forging New Sounds: Composer Nina Young Crafts Sonic Environments

There’s a new composer in town, and she’s already making her mark on the Austin music community. Nina C. Young is a recently-appointed Assistant Professor...

Michael Alec Rose Composes Music to Intervene in the Museum

Yes, Michael Alec Rose composed “Three Interventions” as a musical response to three works of art in Blanton Museum. And yes, Rose intended the...

Graham Reynolds’ Water Science

Though widely known for his narrative-based music — sweeping scores for films, theater and ballets, or the jewel-like chamber opera "Pancho Villa From a...