- Fri, Jul. 15
The Long Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to broadening the appreciation and enhancing the enjoyment of the cultural arts.
The Long Center presents Bob Schneider & Tosca String Quartet, July 15 in Dell Hall.
Bob Schneider has been the singer and main songwriter on nearly 30 studio albums, and he has been named Musician of the Year six times at the Austin Music Awards. Considering the renowned strength of the music scene in Austin, that’s saying something. His artistry coupled with his movie-star looks and boyish charm makes it a wonder he’s not a household name around the rest of the country the way he is in Austin.
The Tosca String Quartet is Leigh Mahoney (violin), Tracy Seeger (violin), Ames Asbell (viola), and Sara Nelson (cello). They began in 1996 as members of the Tosca Tango Orchestra, a seven-piece ensemble that captivated the Austin, Texas, live music scene in the late 1990’s. The tango nuevoorchestra performed new compositions by composer and bandleader Glover Gill (along with a few Astor Piazzolla covers) and released six albums. In 2000, the group gained an international following with soundtrack and on-screen work in Richard Linklater’s arthouse hit film Waking Life, and an appearance by invitation at the 5th World Tango Summit in Argentina. The quartet continues to perform with Gill and his group, Glovertango, whenever possible.
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Bob Schneider & Tosca String Quartet is a part of Long Center Presents, our annual series of programming curated especially for you. You can BeLong by becoming a Season Ticket Holder, with exclusive benefits and rewards at each level of season ticket membership. If you’ve already purchased a ticket to a 2016-2017 Long Center Presents show, you’re already on your way to a Pick 3, 4 or 5 show season ticket pass! Learn more.
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