LOLA Austin brings ‘Outside Voices,’ a free concert series to Symphony Square

Symphony Square
Symphony Square, at Red River and E. Eleventh streets, is part of Waterloo Greenway

Indie classical music group LOLA Austin is staging ‘Outsides Voices,’ a free concert series at the amphitheatre Symphony Square, now a part of Waterloo Greenway.

The series features operatic and classically trained voices and musical collaborators in a causal setting. People are invited bring pillows and blankets for comfortable seatiing in the amphitheater space. Picnics are also encouraged. Complimentary beverages will be available including craft beer from 4th Tap Brewery.

‘Outside Voices’ is free and recommended for all ages. Registration is encouraged. Visit to register. Symphony Square is at 1111 Red River Street

  • April 10, 2 p.m.  An afternoon of classical vocal music featuring soprano Dr. Nicole Taylor and pianist Nikki Birdsong. This concert features a program of music by Black composers: Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, William Grant Still, John Daniels Carter, Undine Smith Moore, Betty Jackson King, Robert Owens, H. Leslie Adams.
  • May 15, 2 p.m. An afternoon of music by power couple soprano Kimberly and Carlos Monzon, Bass-baritone.
  • June 26, 7:30 p.m.  ‘Lardo Weeping’ preview. An evening of music and discussion about LOLA’s new chamber opera by Peter Stopschinski and Terry Galloway. Lardo Weeping will premiere in its entirety August of 2022.
  • July 10, 7:30 p.m. Program TBA

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