49.3 F
Austin, Texas
December 15, 2018

Returning to Cage, Line Upon Line Percussion Dons a Slouch Hat

In art and in life, the road to being who you want to be isn’t always a direct path. For John Cage, it wasn’t...

Radio Waves: Revel Reformats the Concert Experience

Have you ever gotten swept up in an episode of your favorite podcast or radio show? Maybe you missed your bus stop, or sat...

Extended Play: For EAST, A Special New Music Mixer

With the New Music Mixer overlapping this month with the East Austin Studio Tour, Sightlines and KMFA will host something of an extended play...

A Musical Map of Resilience: Jordi Savall’s ‘The Routes of Slavery’

The idea of ignoring an entire peoples’ humanity is, and will always be, a monstrous paradox. And yet, when Portugal's first mass slaving expedition...

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...

Body Noises: Austin Composers and Medical Scientists Collaborate on “Biosounds” Performance

Although the Blanton Museum of Art and Dell Medical School stand only blocks apart, visitors to the University of Texas’s vast campus might be...

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...

Steve Parker’s Surround Sounds

Steve Parker uses the two-car garage attached to his North Austin home as his studio. He frequently has the garage door open, a tangle...

“Bernstein100Austin” Event Grants Its Proceeds to Collaborators

The Austin production in June of Leonard Bernstein’s "MASS: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players, and Dancers" was such a financial success, there's more...

Wittliff Acquires Tejano Music Archive

Texas State University's Wittliff Collections have acquired one of the largest known collections of Tejano music materials and memorabilia from renowned musicologist Ramón Hernández. “This...