05.31.13 (8pm) St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Austin (Westlake Hills), TX
♦ Pre-concert talk by Robert Kyr at 7pm
Tickets: $60, $48, $36, $24, $18
Conspirare and the Victoria Bach Festival string orchestra reprise Robert Kyr’s Songs of the Soul. Also featuring the world premiere of a new Kyr work, The Cloud of Unknowing, commissioned by Conspirare and based on texts from an eponymous 14th-century spiritual guidebook.
ALSO: 06.01.13 (7:30pm) First United Methodist Church, Victoria, TX Tickets through Victoria Bach Festival
Pre-concert talk by Robert Kyr at 6:30pm
06.09.13 (4pm) Dell Hall, Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin, TX
Tickets: $75, $60, $40, $24
Craig Hella Johnson conducts Conspirare Symphonic Choir, Conspirare, Texas State University singers, and Victoria Bach Festival Orchestra and Chorus in Beethoven’s monumental masterwork. With soloists soprano Mary Wilson, mezzo-soprano Emily Lodine, tenor Dann Coakwell, and bass Kevin Deas.
Pre-concert talk at 3pm by music educator Margaret Perry, director of the Armstrong Community Music School (included in ticket)
ALSO: 06.08.13 (7:30pm) Victoria Fine Arts Center, Victoria, TX Tickets through Victoria Bach Festival