Getting comfortable in “Gorintō”

Avant-garde sound concerts have finally found what’s been missing from the experience — pillows. "Gorintō" is a new music sensory experience from Austin-based composer and...

Composing women: Two female-made avant-garde films get new music by Austin...

A double screening at the Bullock Museum spotlighting two female avant-garde filmmakers will get a contemporary female-powered music boost. On April 12, Germaine Dulac's "The...

In a parking garage, Rolling Ryot explores auditory canopies with “Rainforest...

If you’re looking for the most immersive, highest fidelity sound system out there, you need only do one of two things — book a...

Asking the unspoken questions in “Soldier Songs”

American perceptions of war are often built on hot takes, gruesome images, and untruthful power fantasies. But what are the words of the soldiers...

Kronos Quartet searches for utopia in “A Thousand Thoughts”

On March 27, in Austin, Kronos Quartet will remind you that all music is temporary, and that everything will eventually end in oblivion —...

Does Austin have a new festival of new opera? Almost

There's no wrist band, but there is a "Five Weeks of Opera" punch card. And if the trio of Austin arts leaders behind the...

One Ounce Opera’s festival of micro-operas offers fresh musical stories

For Julie Fiore, opera is so much more than hours-long epic tales of centuries past. The Austin-based soprano believes it’s a powerful medium for...

Alone with the audience: “Lardo Weeping” is opera in the making

In a dizzy leap of virtuosic singing and theatrical performance, mezzo-soprano Liz Cass sings the heck out of "Lardo Weeping," an inventive new opera...

Wired sounds: Not your typical audiobooks

The traditionally passive act of reading is finally getting the jolt of suspense — and individual direction — that you never knew it needed. “Wires”...

A Concert of African Diaspora Composers, from the 18th Century to...

Last year, the Boyd Vance Theatre at the George Washington Carver Museum was so packed that ushers had to cart in extra chairs. The...