Austin Symphony Orchestra

Creative Expressions

Mar 22 - Mar 23

Creative Expressions | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Event Details

  • Fri, Mar. 22
    8:00 pm
  • Sat, Mar. 23
    8:00 pm

All Ages

The Long Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to broadening the appreciation and enhancing the enjoyment of the cultural arts.

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The Austin Symphony Orchestra presents Creative Expressions, celebrating women composers, March 22 – 23 in Dell Hall.

A real musical treat served up by your Austin Symphony Orchestra, celebrating the treasures composed by women through the ages. The evening’s banquet begins with “Overture in C Major” by Fanny Mendelssohn and continues with expressive works by “Lili” Boulanger, Clara Schumann, Vítězslava Kaprálová, and award-winning American composer Jennifer Higdon. Joined by the famed group Time for Three and prominent pianist Michelle Schumann, ready your taste buds for a palette of artistic decadence!

Still want more? How about playing on some string instruments provided by our friends at Violin’s Etc.? We also have a wonderful pre-concert talk given by Bob Buckalew at 7:10pm. How about “tweeting” with our musicians and ASO staff? Take a photo in front of our photo wall. Comer “Hear a Great Story” with YOUR Austin Symphony!

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PROGRAM

FANNY MENDELSSOHN
Overture in C Major

MARIE-JULIETTE OLGA “LILI” BOULANGER
D’un matin de printemps

CLARA WIECK SCHUMANN
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 7

VÍĚZSLAVA KAPRÁLOVÁ
Suita rustica, Op. 19

JENNIFER HIGDON
Concerto 4-3

About the Austin Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 1911, the Austin Symphony Orchestra is Austin’s oldest performing arts group. The ASO offers a complete season of musical and educational programming, including the Masterworks concert series, the Sarah & Ernest Butler Pops Series, Halloween Children’s Concert, Christmas in the Community, as well as the popular James C. Armstrong Youth Educations Programs.

 

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