“Robert Kyr” CD international release 07.08.14

Conspirare’s newest CD “Robert Kyr” is scheduled for global release on July 8 by Harmonia Mundi USA. Tracks, sample clips, and pre-ordering at our CD shop page More about the recording from our July 3rd news email

Pietà now available for download!

The Saturday, June 7th performance of John Muehleisen’s Pietà is available for purchase ($15) as an instant download at MORE about the Pietà concerts (June 5-7, 2014) and Conspirare’s comPassion festival.  

Advance ticket sales cut-off and door times for St. Matthew Passion in Austin (6/14 – 6/15)

Austin concerts SOLD OUT except for a small number of obstructed-view general admission seats now available for $18. Not available online; buy at 512-474-5664 or at the Long Center box office. Advance Sales end, Door Sales (pending availability) and Will … More

Announcing Season 2014-15!

Austin American-Statesman “comPassion” festival preview with Craig Hella Johnson by Luke Quinton, 05.29.14

“Conspirare Explores Compassion, Death at June Events” (pdf)

Free public comPassion events on Saturday, Jun. 7

Welcome all! ♦ comPassion Dialogue, A “Passion Walk” for Our Time with composer Robert Kyr 11am-12:30pm  Grace United Methodist Church, 205 E. Monroe St., Austin, TX MAPStreet parking available. Please allow time to park and walk, and closely observe residential … More

Advance ticket sales cut-off and door times for comPassion concerts this weekend (6/5 – 6/8)

Advance Sales (phone / online) end, Door Sales / Will Call open as follows: PIETÀ Thur., 6/5 (6:15pm pre-concert talk; 7:30pm concert)  TICKETSSt. Mary’s Catholic Church, Fredericksburg, TXAdvance sales end 6/5, 1pm; Will Call / Door sales begins 5:45pm. Fri., … More

24 hours only! 50% off tickets for Pietà and Considering Matthew Shepard / Duruflé concerts this weekend!

As a Conspirare fan, you know all about the Conspirare concert experience:  deep listening; great choral music, fabulously performed; a sense of intimacy among artists, conductor, and audience; a feeling of transcendence that lingers for days. Now, for 24 hours … More

comPassion Open Rehearsals tonight and tomorrow, 6/3-6/4, free and open to the public

Both rehearsals will take place at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 606 W. 15th St., Austin, TX. MAP Tues., 6/3 (7:30-10pm) Free parking in garage directly behind church on W. 16th St. (after 5:30pm) Wed., 6/4 (2-5pm)Parking in lot just west … More

Gusto Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar offering special menu for Considering Matthew Shepard Jun. 8

Restaurant Partner Gusto Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar has created a scrumptious spring prix fixe dinner menu just for Conspirare, especially for our Considering Matthew Shepard / Duruflé Requiem concert. Enjoy this menu the evening of the concert, June 8th. … More

Up to 30% discounts on comPassion tickets!

PACKAGE OFFERS Purchase tickets to your choice of two or three different comPassion performances and save! Conspirare is offering discounts up to 30% on selected seats for Pietà, Considering Matthew Shepard / Duruflé Requiem, and St. Matthew Passion, in varying … More

Craig Hella Johnson’s “Psalm of Life” to be performed by Chorus Austin, May 17-18

Chorus Austin will present Craig’s recent “Psalm of Life” release at their Southwest Voices concert on May 17 and 18. 05.17.14 (8pm) St. Theresa Catholic Church4311 Small Drive, Austin, TX TICKETS 05.18.14 (3pm) St. Martin’s Lutheran Church606 W. 15th Street, … More

Craig Hella Johnson, Conductor and Artist-in-Residence, Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium

Conspirare’s Craig Hella Johnson will be conducting the first of four major public symposium concerts featuring premieres of choral music by symposium participants. More

Conspirare Youth Choirs “Moonrise” tickets: advance sales cut-off and door times (May 2-3)

“Moving Light” review,

“Austin: Conspirare’s Moving Light” by Andrew Sigler,, 04.19.14 Moving Light program page

Photos from our March events

Late March was a busy time for Conspirare! “Moving Light,” Symphonic Choir (with Shay Ishii Dance Company) Photos by Danny Brod, 03.28.14“Moving Light” program page Hidden Music Spring Fundraiser Photos by Dave Mead 03.23.14Hidden Music program page MORE Conspirare galleries

“Moving Light” available for download at!

The Saturday, March 29th performance of “Moving Light” is available for purchase as an instant download at MORE about the “Moving Light” concerts (Mar. 28-29, 2014)  

Craig Hella Johnson Live MPR Webcast Interview, Mon, 04.14, 7pm CDT

Craig will be talking live on Monday night from 7:00 to 7:30pm Central Time with Minnesota Public Radio’s Tesfa Wondemagegnehu. Listeners can submit their questions before and during the conversation. Here’s how to tune in: Visit Google Hangout (for users … More

Craig Hella Johnson directs Cincinnati’s VAE, “I Dream a World,” May 2

For the VAE’s final concert of the season, Music Director Craig Hella Johnson leads an eclectic and thrilling program that will include a commissioned world premiere by emerging American composer Jake Runestad, the regional premiere of Kevin Puts’ If I … More

“The Sacred Spirit of Russia” CD, latest reviews from the UK

PRESTO CLASSICAL Includes sample clips GRAMOPHONE, March 2014Vocal Reviews, page 78 (pdf) BUY / MORE about the CD at Conspirare shop

Advance sales cut-off and door sales times for “Moving Light” concerts Mar. 28-29

Advance Sales (phone / online) end, Door Sales / Will Call open as follows: ♦Fri., 3/28 (8pm concert)Advance sales end 3/28, 4pm; Will Call / Door sales (pending availability) begins 6:30pm. Very limited ticket availability ♦Sat., 3/29 (8pm concert) Advance … More

Craig Hella Johnson conducts Texas State Chorale and Chamber Orchestra in Bach’s St. John Passion, Apr. 11-12

The Texas State Chorale under the direction of Artist in Residence, Craig Hella Johnson will weave a dramatic representation of the Passion, as told in the Gospel according to John, constructed of dramatically presented recitatives and choruses, with commentary through … More

Restaurant partner Gusto offering special menu for “Moving Light,” Mar. 28-29

Gusto Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar has created yet another delicious prix fixe dinner menu for Conspirare, this one especially for our “Moving Light” concerts. Enjoy this menu Friday or Saturday evening, March 28-29. Dine between 4pm and 7pm and … More

Countdown for Amplify Austin. Ends at 6pm CDT 3/21!

Amplify Austin is our town’s second annual, 24-hour, online community giving event. Last year’s first-ever Amplify Austin raised over $2 million for hundreds of area nonprofits and about $10,000 for Conspirare. Thank you! Can we equal or exceed that amount … More

It’s almost time to Amplify Austin!

Raise Your Voice! from Thurs., 03.20.14, 6pm through Fri., 03.21.14, 6pm Conspirare is delighted to participate in Amplify Austin 2014 – a community-wide giving day for everyone to support causes they care about. Last year our generous fans and friends … More

Craig Hella Johnson on KMFA, Wed. Mar.19, 9am

Conspirare’s Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson joins KMFA 89.5FM during their spring pledge drive to talk to Jeffrey Blair about our upcoming concert Moving Light. Craig will give away tickets and CDs, so don’t miss it! Tune in locally or … More

Hidden Music reservations deadline extended! Order soon!

Don’t miss this unique evening of song and stories featuring Conspirare’s Craig Hella Johnson and special guests Ruthie Foster, Eliza Gilkyson, and Patrice Pike! This edition of our popular spring fundraiser promises to be the best yet! Sunday, March 23 … More

HIDDEN MUSIC is March 23rd! Save the date!

Please save the date for a magical evening of shared stories and song with Texas State Musician Craig Hella Johnson and very special friends. Featuring:Ruthie FosterEliza GilkysonPatrice Pike Open bar, seated dinner, silent auction, concert, valet parking. Sunday, 03.23.14 (6-10pm)  Brazos … More

“The Sacred Spirit of Russia” CD international release 02.11.14, release party 02.27!

Conspirare’s newest CD “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” is scheduled for global release on February 11 by Harmonia Mundi USA, the ensemble’s eighth recording for the distinguished label. Subtitled “Christmas liturgy from a Russian cathedral,” the disc features works by … More

Conspirare is now hiring a company photographer and company videographer

Please visit our Jobs page for details.

Music from Conspirare’s “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” CD with basso profundo Glenn A. Miller featured at

In celebration of Russian Orthodox Christmas, January 7th! “Orthodox Christmas and Other Russian Exports,” The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle, (New York Public Radio), 01.05.14 (Conspirare segment begins at 23:44) This 58-minute program also features recordings by Kansas City … More

Advance sales cut-off and door sales times for “Path of Miracles” concerts Jan. 23-26

Advance Sales (phone / online) end, Door Sales / Will Call open as follows: ♦Thu., 1/23 (7:30pm concert) San Antonio (pre-concert talk 6:30pm)Advance sales end 1/23, 4pm; Door Sales / Will Call begins 6:00pm. Good ticket availability ♦Fri., 1/24 (8pm … More

Conspirare is hiring a Director of Development

Please visit our job page for details.

Feb. 7 deadline! Vote for Conspirare in the 2013-14 Austin Chronicle Music Poll!

It’s time again to give a shout-out for your favorite musicians in The Austin Chronicle annual music poll. Your vote does count! Show your appreciation and support by writing in Conspirare in the “None of the Above” field under “Best … More

Restaurant partner Gusto offering special menu for “Path of Miracles,” Jan. 24

Our delightful restaurant partner, Gusto Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar, has created yet another special 3-course prix fixe dinner menu, this one especially for “Path of Miracles.” Enjoy this menu Friday evening, January 24th. Dine between 4pm and 7pm and … More

“The Sacred Spirit of Russia” CD, now taking pre-orders!

Conspirare is accepting advance orders for the upcoming Harmonia Mundi release, “The Sacred Spirit of Russia.”  (Pre-orders will be shipped after the international release date, February 11, 2014.) Visit “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” Shop Page (includes track list and … More

Craig Hella Johnson directs Cincinnati’s VAE, Rachmaninoff Vespers, Feb. 15-16

Craig Hella Johnson in his first concert as VAE Music Director leads the voices of VAE in one of the world’s choral masterpieces, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil, also known as The Rachmaninoff Vespers. Consisting of the texts of the Russian … More

Interruption in web service early AM, Wed., Jan. 22

Maintenance on our website will take place very early morning on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. The total downtime is expected to be less than 1 hour. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience. Thank you.

“Conspirare Christmas” review, La Scena Musicale

“Soaring ‘To the Still Point of the Turning World’ with Conspirare Christmas 2013″ by Paul E. Robinson, La Scena Musicale, 12.19.13

“Conspirare Christmas” review, Classical Voice North America

  “Christmas Concert Spins Spirituality With Off-Beat Mix” by Mike Greenberg, 12.10.13

Conspirare “Messiah” to air on KMFA 12.24.13, 3:00pm

Embellish your Christmas Eve by tuning into 89.5FM on your local Austin area dial or stream live online as KMFA airs the Christmas portion (Part 1) of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah (1742), performed by Conspirare’s chamber choir with the Victoria … More

Must Reads: Conspirare articles in Scene4 and Arts + Culture Texas

Chris Johnson talks with Craig about his artistic process and his founding vision for Conspirare: Leading Voices: A Conversation with Conspirare’s Craig Hella Johnson, Arts+Culture Texas Magazine, 12.03.13 Also, Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold offers an in-depth piece featuring Conspirare singers and … More

Conspirare is hiring a Manager of Development Information Services

MORE on Conspirare jobs page

ENDS DEC. 22!! Super sale at our online shop!

Through Sunday, December 22, grab some Conspirare music for yourself or for gifts at discounts of 50-75% on selected titles (including most Christmas CDs). Orders will be shipped next business day (Monday through Friday). Domestic orders of 2 or more … More

Advance sales cut-off and door sales times for CYC “Spellbound”

Special for Long Center concert-goers! Conspirare raffle Dec. 9th!

In conjunction with the December 9th performance at the Long Center, Conspirare will conduct a raffle in which four wonderful prizes will go to four lucky winners! Craig’s own Roland KR-577 digital piano, imbued with Conspirare history. Craig Hella Johnson … More

Tickets are still available for Conspirare’s holiday after-party at the Long Center!

Support Conspirare and the music you love by joining us at our exclusive after-party following the Dec. 9th Dell Hall performance of Conspirare Christmas (party at approximately 9pm). Mingle with the performers while enjoying champagne and champagne cocktails, barista-made coffee … More

Restaurant partner Gusto offering special menu for Conspirare Christmas

Our delightful restaurant partner, Gusto Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar, has created a special 3-course prix fixe menu especially for Conspirare Christmas. Enjoy this menu at any time on an evening that Conspirare Christmas is being performed in Austin (Dec. … More

Shop at Amazon to support Conspirare!

Support Conspirare while shopping in the comfort of your own home! Conspirare is now registered as a charitable organization in the AmazonSmile giving program. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient … More

Craig Hella Johnson, Music Director for VAE Season 2013-14

As Cincinnati’s VAE Music Director for Season 34, Craig Hella Johnson has planned the programs and selected guest conductors for the first half of the season: “VAE with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra” in November (Mischa Santora conducts Mozart’s Great Mass … More

PICK 3 partial subscription packages available!

Pick 3 or more different Conspirare programs to create your own package. Receive discounted ticket prices for Conspirare Christmas (at the Long Center), Path of Miracles, Moving Light, and the ComPassion festival performances. BUY NOW

“One Voice” is #9 on Waterloo Record’s Top-Selling Texas Artists list for September

The top-selling CD Conspirare Christmas 2012: One Voice was recorded live in Austin, TX and features guest artists Kathlene Ritch and Charles Wesley Evans. See this year’s Conspirare Christmas featuring the incredible Ruthie Foster!MORE + TICKETS

UPDATED w/VIDEO LINKS! Craig Hella Johnson conducts The National Lutheran Choir, Nov. 2-3

Conspirare’s artistic director Craig Hella Johnson travels to Minnesota to guest conduct this year’s All Saints program. Choral classics, poetic offerings and a quiet space for remembrance blend for an unforgettable experience. These concerts are sure to sell-out, so order … More

Interview with Craig Hella Johnson by Joelle Zigman, Nuts and Bolts Music, KVRX Austin

Craig Hella Johnson talks at length with Joelle Zigman about the Bach motets, the Bach Plus program, and the audience experience. Originally aired Sept. 23, 2013 on KVRX 91.7FM, Austin, TX. 20 min. joellezigman/conspirare-on-nuts-and-bolts MORE about “Bach Plus: Elegant Craft, … More

Advance cut-off and door sales times for Bach Plus, Austin, Sept. 28-29

Advance sales (phone / online) will end and door sales / will call will open as follows: Sat., 9/28 concert at 8pm (pre-concert talk 7pm): Advance sales end 9/28 5pm; Door Sales / Will Call begins 6:30pmSun., 9/29 concert at … More

Craig Hella Johnson in studio live with John Aielli, KUTX 98.9FM, Thurs., Sept. 26

Hear Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson share about Conspirare’s concert program “Bach Plus: Elegant Craft, Ardent Expression,” to be performed in Austin this coming weekend (Sept. 28-29). Tune into Eklektikos with John Aielli Thursday morning before 10am CDT in the … More

Bach Plus program booklet now available!

Program Booklet AUSTIN:09.28.13 (8pm) St. Martin’s Lutheran Church  TICKETS09.29.13 (3pm) St. Martin’s Lutheran Church  TICKETS ALSO: 09.26.13 (7:30pm) First United Methodist Church, Victoria, TX. Presented by Victoria Bach Festival / TICKETS 09.27.13 (7:30pm) St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Houston, TX. … More

NEW for Bach Plus, Sat. 9/28 only: $18 transept seats released

Available by phone only at 512-474-5664. PLEASE NOTE: These general admission seats are in the transept to the side of the performance area, so the view of the performers and conductor will be obstructed. Bach Plus program page

Double CD Release Party, Waterloo Records, 9.12.13

Come celebrate Conspirare’s two new recordings, One Voice (Conspirare Christmas 2012) and Kevin Puts (Harmonia Mundi label)! 5:00-7:00pm FREE! All are invited! Live performances by Conspirare singers Mela Sarajane Dailey (soprano soloist in Kevin Puts’ “To Touch the Sky”) and … More

Conspirare is hiring a Production Manager

MORE on Conspirare jobs page

One Voice Christmas 2012 CD, now taking pre-orders!

Conspirare’s live Christmas 2012 release One Voice is arriving soon! Visit our One Voice CD Shop page for details, including a complete track list. Featuring Special Guest Artists Charles Wesley Evans and Kathlene Ritch. Now taking pre-orders! (CDs will be … More

New Kevin Puts CD, now taking pre-orders!

Conspirare’s upcoming Harmonia Mundi release Kevin Puts is already inspiring rave reviews!  Visit our Kevin Puts CD Shop page for a track list, sample excerpts, and links to online reviews. Now taking pre-orders!  (CDs will be shipped after Sept. 12th.) … More

CYC Allegro selected to be featured at 2014 Southwest ACDA

Conspirare is thrilled to announce that Allegro, the advanced ensemble of Conspirare Youth Choirs, applied and was recently selected to be a featured choir at the 2014 Southwest American Choral Directors Association Conference! Allegro singers will perform before a national … More

CYC to sing at Round Rock Express, 08.24.13

Upcoming service interruption for maintenance

Conspirare’s web server will be undergoing routine maintenance early morning Thursday, August 8th. Our site could be down for as long as 30 minutes sometime between 12am and 6am CDT. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience!

Conspirare announces appointment of Paul Melroy as Managing Director

After a nationwide search, Conspirare has selected Paul Melroy as its new managing director. Melroy was most recently managing director and chief financial officer of The Atlanta Opera, where he worked in several positions over fifteen years. MORE in 07.09.13 … More

NEW! Conspirare Vimeo channel

The channel presents selected, high quality video featuring Conspirare and Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson. Visit channel

LIMITED EDITION Conspirare TShirt “Keep Calm and Sing Fugues” now on sale

ONLY AVAILABLE AT CONSPIRARE.ORG! Orders will be accepted through Thursday, July 18th, 2013. 07.19.13 UPDATE: SALE HAS ENDED. ITEM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE Unisex Hanes tagless tee with Conspirare logo and message “KEEP CALM AND SING FUGUES” $14.00

Craig Hella Johnson featured at Oregon Bach Festival, Jun 27-Jul 8, 2013

Conspirare’s Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson will be Conductor and Artist-in-Residence at the Festival’s Composers Symposium. The theme of the Composers Symposium will be the performance of choral and instrumental music by symposium participants in three series of public events: … More

“The Conductor’s Craft” with Craig Hella Johnson in Kenosha, WI, June 23-26, 2013

On June 23-26, 2013 Hal Leonard presents “The Conductor’s Craft,” a Summer workshop for choral directors. Conspirare Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson will be one of eight distinguished workshop clinicians exploring a diverse range of topics. The seminar, at Carthage … More

Missa Solemnis Conspirare feature in the Austin American-Statesman’s austin360, 06.06.13

Read online: “Conspirare gathers masses to celebrate Beethoven’s mass” by Luke Quinton

Conspirare Symphonic Choir and Glenn A. Miller win Austin Critics Table Awards

Symphonic Performance: Austin Symphony with Conspirare Symphonic Choir, conducted by Craig Hella Johnson, in Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms (05.2012) Singer (Classical): Glenn A. Miller, basso profondo in Conspirare’s “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” (02.2013 program to be released on CD … More

Ticket information for “Songs of the Soul”: availability, advance cut-off, door sales times

05.31.13 Concert at 8pm7pm pre-concert talk by Robert Kyr (included in ticket)St. John Neumann Catholic Church  Map AVAILABILITY of reserved seats is extremely limited, but General Admission $12 seating is available in the far side transepts when using the ticket … More

“Songs of the Soul” reserved seating nearly sold out! $12 general admission tickets are now available.

A very limited amount of reserved singles are still available, so hurry! To accommodate everyone, we are opening the far side transepts for General Admission $12 seating (limited/obstructed view from side). Available by phone (512-474-5664) or online when using the … More

NOW AVAILABLE! Program booklet for Kyr’s “Songs of the Soul” and Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis”

Combined program booklet MORE about the Songs of the Soul (with The Cloud of Unknowing) concert MORE about the Missa Solemnis concert

Conspirare receives several Austin Critics Table award nominations

All nominations are in the Classical Music category: Symphonic Performance – Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms performed with Austin Symphony (05.12) Choral Performance – 2 nominations: “Signature Conspirare” (09.12) and “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” (02.13) Singer – Basso profondo Glenn … More

Craig Hella Johnson to be 2013 clinician at Hal Leonard choral workshop, June 2013

On June 23-26, 2013 Hal Leonard presents “The Conductor’s Craft,”  a Summer workshop for choral directors. Conspirare Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson will be one of eight distinguished workshop clinicians exploring a diverse range of topics. The seminar, at Carthage … More

Craig Hella Johnson, 2013 Texas State Musician, featured in Victoria Advocate

“Bach Festival artistic director earns statewide award” at

Ticket information for CYC’s “American Glory”: advance cut-off + door sales times

It’s Spring concert weekend for Conspirare Youth Choirs! Tickets are selling fast and availability is now limited. $12 Adults; $6 Ages 6-17; FREE ages 5/under (free child tickets available by phone only through the box office at 512-474-5664). ADVANCE SALES … More

Ticket information for “Fusion”: availability, advance cut-off, door sales times

For performances on Friday 04.26.13, 8pm and Saturday 04.27.13, 7pm, availability is now Standing Room only (15/$10 Student w/ID). Seats are still available for the Saturday 04.27.13, 9:30pm show ($20/$10 Student w/ID) so BUY NOW! ADVANCE PURCHASE CUT OFF TIMES:4:00pm … More

KUT’s Mike Lee of “Arts Eclectic” interviews Craig Hella Johnson and “Fusion” Slam Poets Kevin W. Burke, Lacey Roop, and Danny Strack

LISTEN ONLINE anytime! (link coming soon) The show will be aired on KUT 90.5 FM (Austin area) from Friday, 04.19.13, through Thursday, 04.25.13. The Conspirare feature will air every other show on the following weekly schedule: Friday: 8:33am, 11:04am, 3:04pm, … More

Craig Hella Johnson named 2013-14 Texas State Musician

Conspirare press release 04.19.13 Texas Commission on the Arts current state artists page           “This is an incredibly special honor and I am humbled by it. I consider this a privilege and a great opportunity to … More

Craig Hella Johnson in public Roundtable & Musicians Forum, Texas State University San Marcos, Thurs. 04.18.13

4:30pm Roundtable Discussion, Music Bldg. (MUS 214) With Craig Hella Johnson, Dr. Joey M. Martin, Dr. Jonathan Babcock, and Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer See event poster 6:15pm-7:15pm Musicians Forum “The Professional Artist and the Ensemble,” Music Bldg. Recital Hall (MUS 236)An open dialogue … More

“Fusion: Choral Song Meets Slam Poetry” press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Contact: Melissa Eddy, 512-217-1264 (cell) Conspirare presents Fusion: Choral Song Meets Slam Poetry Friday, April 26, 8 pm Saturday, April 27, 7 pm and 9:30 pm (two performances) The North Door, 501 Brushy Street at East Fifth, Austin … More

Conspirare is now hiring a Managing Director

Go to Conspirare jobs page

Craig Hella Johnson on “American Voices with Senator Bill Bradley,” Sirius XM Radio, Mar. 30-31 and Apr. 6-7

Sirius XM is re-airing the show featuring Craig Hella Johnson that was originally broadcast on February 15, 2009. Part One airs March 30-31 and Part Two airs April 6-7. The Sirius XM Satellite Radio Channel 124 air times (EDT) are:Saturday … More

Conspirare Board Chair Robert Karli on KMFA, Mon. 03.25.13, 11-12pm

Bob will be talking to KMFA (FM 89.5) about Conspirare’s upcoming June 9th production of Beethoven’s monumental Missa Solemnis at the Long Center.  Listen online MORE about the June 9th performance

Conspirare’s internship program is now accepting applications

We are currently accepting applications for summer and fall sessions.program details/application instructions Other Conspirare job opportunities

wondernight image gallery, slideshow!

For those of you who missed the fabulous party or who want to relive the moments, we are pleased to share this wonder-ful collection of pictures by photographer Chris Patunas! Image Gallery (at Picasa) Watch in Flash slideshow:

Thank you for your support through Amplify Austin!

Conspirare is grateful to all the generous friends who contributed a net total of $9,847.31 through the I Live Here, I Give Here 24-hour online giving campaign. We received donations from both coasts and in-between! This money will help us … More

Conspirare is hiring a full-time Director of Development

MORE on Conspirare jobs page

“Celebrating 20 Years of Singing: Recollections by Conspirare Friends” video now available!

Long-time friends and collaborators share about the beginnings, growth, and musical mastery of Conspirare under the direction of Craig Hella Johnson. This video was produced for and featured at our “wondernight” 20th year celebration on March 2, 2013. We are … More

Conspirare happy hour 2-3pm Tues., March 5, Amplify Austin

Conspirare is in the hunt for an extra $1,000 prize by having the most Amplify Austin pledges during the hour of 2-3pm TODAY, March 5th. Won’t you help us? To donate click here. Or visit Amplify Austin ends TONIGHT … More

Sneak peek at wondernight auction items!

View the auction item booklet.

NOW AVAILABLE: Vladimir Morosan’s notes for his pre-concert talks, “The Sacred Spirit of Russia”

For those of you who missed hearing Dr. Morosan speak, we are posting his notes. “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” program page

Conspirare participating in city-wide Amplify Austin 2013 24-hour give-a-thon

The giving event begins at 7pm on Monday, March 4 and ends at 7pm on Tuesday, March 5. MORE

Released today! Dominick DiOrio “Alleluia,” Craig Hella Johnson Schirmer Choral Series

“Alleluia” by Dominick DiOrio (SATB with marimba) on sale at Hal Leonard Corporation Complete listing of works in the Craig Hella Johnson series

Reservation deadline for “wondernight” extended through Wed., Feb. 20

MORE about Conspirare’s 20th anniversary celebration “wondernight.” BUY TICKETS

“The Sacred Spirit of Russia” review, La Scena Musicale

“The Sacred Spirit of Russia in Texas” by Paul E. Robinson, La Scena Musicale, 02.07.13

Will Call times for “The Sacred Spirit of Russia,” Austin

The ticket table will open 90 minutes before each concert (30 minutes before each pre-concert talk) as follows: Fri., 02.01.13, 6:30pmSat., 02.02.13, 6:30pmSun., 02.03.13, 1:30pm St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 606 W. 15th St.  Map MORE about “The Sacred Spirit of … More

Prepare your ears for “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” concerts: video links

The Company of Voices is fully engaged in preparation for our upcoming concert series, “The Sacred Spirit of Russia.” We hope that you will be able to attend one of our performances celebrating this rich and powerful choral tradition. In … More

Advance sales and door sales times for Fredericksburg “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” concert, Thurs., Jan. 31

01.31.13 (7:30pm ) St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 306 W. San Antonio St., Fredericksburg, TX  Map (Pre-concert talk, included in ticket, at 6:30pm by Russian choral music expert Dr. Vladimir Morosan.) Advance tickets may be purchased online or by phone (512-474-5664) … More

Limited tickets available for “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” concerts in Austin; please call 512-474-5664 to order

Please call TLC Tickets at 512-474-5664 to place any orders for Austin performance tickets (Fri.-Sun., Feb. 1-3). Or, please consider attending the Fredericksburg, TX performance on Thurs., Jan. 31. MORE about “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” concerts

Program booklet now available for “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” concerts (Jan. 31-Feb. 3)

PROGRAM BOOKLET Program page for “The Sacred Spirit of Russia” TICKETS

Craig Hella Johnson in studio live with John Aielli, KUTX 98.9FM, Tues., Jan. 29, 10am

Tune into Eklektikos with John Aielli in the Austin area or listen online to hear Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson share about Conspirare’s upcoming a cappella program of sacred works by masters of the New Russian Choral School. MORE about “The … More

Works to be performed at The Sacred Spirit of Russia, Jan. 31-Feb. 3

List of program works MORE about The Sacred Spirit of Russia concerts TICKETS

Craig Hella Johnson to perform at Red Bird Foundation fundraiser, Jan. 15, 2013

01.15.13 (6pm) Mansion at Judge’s Hill, 1900 Rio Grande Street, Austin, TX  MapEVENT INFO/TICKETS    About Red Bird Foundation  

Craig Hella Johnson with Cincinnati Vocal Arts Ensemble, Jan. 13, 2013

“’The divine feminine’ is the theme for his first appearance with VAE, featuring a 17th century Magnificat of Jan Sweelinck, Benjamin Britten’s gorgeous Hymn to St. Cecilia, the regional premiere of 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner Kevin Puts’ To Touch the … More

Conspirare office holiday schedule & online shop schedule

OFFICE: The Conspirare office will be closed from noon on Fri., Dec. 21, 2012 through Tues., Jan. 1, 2013. The office will re-open at 9am on Wed., Jan. 2, 2013. ONLINE SHOP: At this time delivery before Christmas cannot be … More

Russian choral music authority Dr. Vladimir Morosan to give pre-concert talks for “The Sacred Spirit of Russia”

Dr. Morosan has compiled one of the largest and most complete reference collections of Russian choral scores, which became the basis for the ongoing series, “Monuments of Russian Sacred Music,” published by Musica Russica. His book Choral Performance in Pre-Revolutionary Russia (1986) … More

Advance sales and door sales times for Conspirare Youth Choirs’ “This Joy”

Fri., 12.14.12, concert 7:30pm (St. Martin’s Lutheran Church)Sat., 12.15.12, concert 7:30pm (St. Martin’s Lutheran Church) Advance tickets may be purchased online or by phone (512-474-5664) through 5:00pm each concert day. Tickets may be purchased at the door each night beginning … More

Chicago Tribune names “Samuel Barber: An American Romantic” CD in top 10

“Classical CDs full of aural pleasures: Top Classical CDs for 2012″ by John von Rhein, Classical Music Critic, Chicago Tribune, 12.09.12 MORE about the CD “Samuel Barber: An American Romantic”

Advance sales and door sales times for Conspirare Christmas, San Antonio (12/07) and Austin Long Center (12/10)

For the Friday, 12.07.12 (7:00pm) San Antonio performance (Laurel Heights United Methodist Church): Advance tickets may be purchased online or by phone (512-474-5664)  through 2:00pm Friday, 12.07.12. Tickets may be purchased at the door beginning at 6:00pm. Concerts on Saturday … More

Craig Hella Johnson in studio live with John Aielli, KUT, Tues., Dec. 4, 10am

Tune into KUT at 90.5 FM in the Austin area or listen online to hear Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson share his inspiration and thoughts about the upcoming “Conspirare Christmas” concerts with featured singers Charles Wesley Evans and Kathlene Ritch … More

NOW AVAILABLE in advance! Conspirare Christmas program

Craig Hella Johnson’s anxiously awaited Christmas collage program can be seen here. MORE about “Conspirare Christmas” TICKETS for the Long Center, Austin (12.10) and San Antonio (12.7) are still available

Holiday Gala reservations close Tues., Dec. 4, noon

More about the Gala Buy tickets

“Conspirare in Paris” photo album by Marianne Swienink-Havard

From the rehearsal and 11.06.12 performance at Église Saint-Louis-en-l’Île. Photography © Marianne Swienink-Havard. All rights reserved. View album

Conspirare airing on Finnish Yle Radio 1, Nov. 21

“Laulua kuorossa” (“Singing in Choirs”), Yle Radio 1 Airing at 2pm Finnish time. NOTE: Live broadcast only. No podcast or streaming. MORE

Polyfollia performance review, Ouest France

“Conspirare, chapeau les Texans!-Saint-Lô” by Xavier Alexandre, Ouest France, 11.02.12 English translation by Felicity Howard: Conspirare, Hats off to the Texans! If it’s necessary to dispel some clichés about Texas – Stetsons and cowboy boots – the Conspirare choir, based … More

“Samuel Barber: An American Romantic” CD review,

“Samuel Barber: An American Romantic”  by Matthew Richard Martinez at, 11.01.12 MORE about the CD

Conspirare in France photo album

Facebook France Fall 2012 photo album, Conspirare at the Polyfollia festival and in Paris Keep checking back… more being added!

“Samuel Barber: An American Romantic” radio show, Nov. 11, Going Beyond Words

Stanley Schmidt, Host/Producer of Going Beyond Words, a program dedicated to vocal and choral art, will feature Conspirare’s CD Samuel Barber: An American Romantic on an upcoming radio show. The show will be aired Sunday, Nov 11th at noon Central … More

Holiday Gala (Dec. 10) tickets now on sale!

Please visit our Shop Holiday Gala tickets page to purchase. Holiday Gala page

“Samuel Barber: An American Romantic” CD, most recent UK press cuttings

“Samuel Barber: An American Romantic” by John Quinn,  (pdf) “An American Romantic” by Anthony Burton, BBC Music Magazine  (pdf) “An American Romantic” by Peter Dickinson, Gramophone  (pdf)

ACDA MN (St. Paul) Nov. 17 Concert, Craig Hella Johnson Artistic Director/Conductor, TICKETS available

The American Choral Directors Association of MinnesotaThe Tribute Concert: Celebrating Influence and Inspiration 11.17.12 (8pm) Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, 3900 Bethel Dr., St. Paul MN “The Tribute Concert: Celebrating Influence and Inspiration” was conceived to express gratitude for inspiration … More

“Samuel Barber: An American Romantic” CD review,

“Conspirare: Craig Hella Johnson & Company of Voices – Samuel Barber: An American Romantic” by Bryan Sanchez, indie music reviews, 10.17.12 MORE about the CD

Signature Conspirare review,

“Texas Performing Arts and Conspirare: New Season, New Commissions” by Andrew Sigler,, 10.11.12

Conspirare is hiring a full-time Production Manager

MORE on Conspirare jobs page

Signature Conspirare Review, Austin American-Statesman

“Review: Kevin Puts’ ‘To Touch the Sky’” by Luke Quinton,, 10.02.12

Samuel Barber CD review, The Bay Area Reporter

“…surely this is the best chamber chorus in America…” Read “Romantic Voices,” by Tim Pfaff, The Bay Area Reporter (,  09.27.12 Review of “Samuel Barber: An American Romantic, ” September 2012 CD release on the Harmonia Mundi label  MORE

Advance ticket cut-off and door sales times for Signature Conspirare

Advance ticket sales for the Friday 09.28 (8pm) concert will end at 4pm on Friday 09.28. Door sales will begin at 6:30pm (30 minutes prior to the 7pm pre-concert conversation with Kevin Puts by Dianne Donovan). Advance ticket sales for … More

Georgetown concert 9/27 now door sales only

Tickets available for tonight’s Georgetown concert at the door.  $25, $20.  Student tickets $10.  Doors open at 6 pm.

“Conspirare premieres Kevin Puts’ ‘To Touch the Sky’” by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin (Austin American-Statesman)

Read the 09.22.12 article about Pulitzer Prize winner Kevin Puts’s new work for Conspirare. To Touch the Sky (Nine Songs for Unaccompanied Chorus on Texts by Women) will be a feature of the second half of  Signature Conspirare, an audience … More

Kevin Puts and Craig Hella Johnson share with ATXClassical

Austin’s new classical music website asked the composer and Artistic Director about Conspirare’s upcoming world premiere of To Touch the Sky (Nine Songs for Unaccompanied Chorus on Texts by Women). “Conspirare to Present a Post Pulitzer Prize World Premiere” by … More

“Samuel Barber: An American Romantic” hits Billboard at #10

Now available! Signature Conspirare program booklet

Signature Conspirare program booklet Georgetown 09.27.12 (7pm concert) Austin 09.28.12 and 9.29.12 (8pm concerts) and 9.30.12 (3pm concert) MORE at Signature Conspirare program page Buy single tickets / Buy package discount tickets Don’t forget to come early for the pre-concert … More

VIDEO UPDATE! CD release party and pre-ordering, “Samuel Barber: An American Romantic”

You’re invited to celebrate with us the release of “Samuel Barber: An American Romantic,”  Conspirare’s latest CD on the Harmonia Mundi label. 09.12.12 (5-7pm) Waterloo Records (600A North Lamar) Enjoy live music by Conspirare singer Mela Dailey and Craig Hella … More

This site down for maintenance Fri., Sept. 24, 2:00-4:00AM CDT

We will be performing maintenance during these times in order to update the host operating system for increased performance and security updates. The total downtime is expected to be 1-2 hours during the maintenance window. We apologize in advance for … More

Tickets now on sale!

Single tickets and subscription discount packages are now available for purchase through TLC ticketing. Buy Single Tickets Buy a Package (3 or more concerts) more about Conspirare tickets and orderingSeason 12-13 concerts and events

The Conspirare office is moving (effective July 1)

Our new physical and mailing address at Centennial Towers will be:505 E. Huntland Dr., Suite 155Austin, TX 78752 Map Our phone number, (512) 476-5775, and fax number, (512) 481-1676, will remain the same. Our office is open to the public, … More

Conspirare Christmas 2011 CD on sale now!

“Something Beautiful,” recorded live at The Carillon on Exposition, December 2011. With featured guest vocalists Matt Alber and Mela Dailey and percussionist Thomas Burritt.  details and sample clips at online shop

Handel & Pärt review, Austin American-Statesman

“Conspirare’s ‘Handel & Pärt’” by Luke Quinton,, 06.11.12

Craig Hella Johnson shares his thoughts with Luke Quinton,

Craig Hella Johnson talks about the upcoming Handel & Pärt concerts and Conspirare’s upcoming season: “Conspirare gears up for end of season — and for the next one,” by Luke Quinton,, 06.06.12 Handel & Pärt program page Announcing Season … More

Austin Critics’ Table awards go to Conspirare and soloist David Farwig

Outstanding Choral Performance: Conspirare, “Samuel Barber: American Romantic” Outstanding Singer: David Farwig, “Samuel Barber: American Romantic” “Samuel Barber: American Romantic” program page (Sept. 2011) See other winners at

Press release announcing 20th Anniversary Season 2012-13

Season 2012-13 announcement (05.31.12)

Conspirare Youth Choirs is auditioning now

CYC is a youth program focusing on music education and enrichment for children with a passion for singing. We are auditioning for our upcoming 8th season. The next available audition date is July 21st and will held at First Presbyterian … More

Last Big Sing of the season is Thursday, May 17!

Where the audience is the choir! Yes, that means you! Come to St. Martin’s Lutheran Church on Thursday, May 17 at 6pm and raise your voice in song. We guarantee that you and hundreds of singing friends will be the … More

This week only! Handel & Pärt 9pm tickets 50% off

Through Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13th, tickets to the 9:00pm Saturday,  June 9th performance of “Handel & Pärt: Brilliant Baroque, Sublime Silences” are half-price when purchasing 2 or more (up to 20) with the promo code HANDEL. The concert is … More

Youth Choirs video from The Bob, preview of this weekend’s concerts!

It’s concert week for the Conspirare Youth Choirs! Tickets are still available for the Friday and Saturday evening (April 27th and 28th) performances of the “Looking Glass” spring program (7:30pm at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 606 W. 15th Street). Buy … More

Conspirare announces major gift campaign, Kodosky Foundation gives $1 million

A Legacy of Sound: Shaping Conspirare’s Future is a five-year fundraising initiative timed to coincide with the launch of Conspirare’s twentieth anniversary season in 2012-13. The campaign was announced April 10 by campaign chair and former board chair Fran Collmann … More

Youth Choirs to sing at Round Rock Express home opener April 13

The Conspirare Youth Choirs are honored and excited to sing the national anthem at the Round Rock Express’s home opener at Dell Diamond on Friday, April 13. The Express front office was wowed by CYC’s audition and invited the children … More

CYC at The Bob! Saturday, March 31st

Shhhh — It’s a surprise concert! Join the Conspirare Youth Choirs at The Bob Bullock State History Museum as they perform selected songs from their upcoming spring concert, “Looking Glass.” The four songs include “Texas, Our Texas” and an arrangement … More

Ann Hume Wilson live on KMFA, 03.28.12

Tune into KMFA 89.5FM on Wednesday, March 28th, noon to 1pm, to hear Conspirare’s Executive Director Ann Hume Wilson live with Dianne Donovan (or listen online). And while you’re at it, help support KMFA’s spring fund drive by calling in … More

Midwestern tour web gallery (updated)


Sing Freedom! review, Choral Journal (ACDA)

“Sing Freedom! African-American Spirituals” (pdf) by Bryson Mortensen, March 2012.

TEDxAustin videos, Craig Hella Johnson talk and TEDx Sing

Craig Hella Johnson talkTEDxAustin finale Big Sing Taped live at Austin Music Hall, 02.11.12.

Craig Hella Johnson & Company of Voices on WMUK FM, Kalamazoo

102.1 FM, “WMUK Newsroom Other Stories,” 03.01.12. Craig Hella Johnson talks about Conspirare and the tour program. This story appears in conjunction with the Kalamazoo Bach Festival and Conspirare’s performance on Wednesday, March 7 (Tickets). More from the tour on … More

Robert Faires (Austin Chronicle) on the Big Sing

“All Over Creation: Sweet Release” by Robert Faires, The Austin Chronicle, 03.02.12

Youth Choirs add 2nd performance of “Looking Glass” (April 27)

The Conspirare Youth Choirs’ spring program will now be presented on both Friday, April 27th and Saturday, April 28th at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church. Performances will begin at 7:30pm. TICKETS

Photos from TEDxAustin event

On February 11th Craig Hella Johnson presented a musical talk and conducted a group sing finale at TEDxAustin 2012, presented at Austin Music Hall. EVENT PHOTOS: Craig Hella Johnson presentation with sopranos (Rebecca Muniz, Jennifer Pavlovich, Nina Revering, Kirstin Watson) and … More

FLASH! Craig Hella Johnson & Symphonic Choir at TEDxAustin

Feb. 11, 2012. Craig Hella Johnson will talk at approximately 2:15pm, and the Symphonic Choir will perform at approximately 5:30pm. streaming online live at

Craig Hella Johnson & Kathlene Ritch to perform at KLRU Anniversary Celebration

KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, will kick off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of educational television in Central Austin with a fundraiser event — KLRU Inspiring Austin Celebration — on Thursday, February 23 at 7pm at ACL Live at The … More

Path of Miracles review, La Scena Musicale

“A Miraculous Musical Pilgrimage With Conspirare’s Company of Voices” by Paul E. Robinson, 02.02.12

Talbot / Whitacre & Lewis review, New Music Box

“We Sing Life: Conspirare” by Andrew Sigler, 01.26.12, (a multimedia publication from New Music USA)

Whitacre & Lewis review, Austin American-Statesman

“Conspirare’s ‘Whitacre & Lewis’” by Luke Quinton, 01.23.12

Tickets still available for this weekend!

Tickets will be available at the door for all three performances of “Joby Talbot: Path of Miracles” (Friday 8pm, Saturday 8pm, and Sunday 3pm) as well as for the single “Whitacre & Lewis: New Year’s Special” performance (Saturday 5pm). Door … More

Program booklet! Path of Miracles / Whitacre & Lewis concerts next weekend

In advance, the program booklet for next week’s concerts! If you liked the Josquin des Prez presention last January (“Renaissance & Response: Early Voices”), you’ll love Path of Miracles. Talbot’s inspiring work lies directly in the same evolutionary path, both … More

Sing Freedom! review, Audiophile Audition

“Sing Freedom! African American Spirituals” by Lee Passarella, January 7, 2012

3 Conspirare programs make the Chronicle’s top 10

“Top 10 Classical Music Treasures of 2011″ by Robert Faires, The Austin Chronicle, 1.6.12

Sing Freedom! review, The Baltimore Sun

“On the Record: Conspirare’s ‘Sing Freedom’” by Tim Smith,, December 5, 2011 MORE / BUY

Sing Freedom! review,

“Sing Freedom!: African-American Spirituals” by Stephen Eddins MORE / BUY

“Conspirare Christmas Special” on KMFA, 12/25 at 7pm

Tune into FM 89.5 at 7pm CST Christmas evening for KMFA’s “Conspirare Christmas Special,” a compilation of selections from our Christmas recordings. listen to live stream

Conspirare holiday hours

The Conspirare office will be closed for the holidays Saturday 12/24/11 through Sunday 1/1/12, re-opening at 9am on Monday 1/2/12. Thank you for your support this year, and please join us for Joby Talbot’s Path of Miracles in January!

“A Company of Voices: Conspirare in Concert” re-airs on KLRU 12/22/11

12.22.11, 8pm 12.23.11, 1am, 4am Tune into KLRU 18-1 this Thursday (evening and overnight) to see Conspirare’s PBS special. KLRU schedule page “A Company of Voices: Conspirare in Concert” DVD and Grammy®-nominated CD (2009, Harmonia Mundi)

Sing Freedom! review, Gramophone

by Donald Rosenberg, from the November 2011 issue MORE / BUY

This Endris Night news release

In their seventh concert season, Conspirare’s youngest choristers present their popular holiday concert. Featuring the nativity carol “This Endris Night” and British composer John Rutter’s complete “Dancing Day,” a cycle of traditional carols set with harp. release 11.23.11

Talbot and Whitacre & Lewis news release

Conspirare presents two programs and a special event in January 2012: The southwestern U.S. premiere of Path of Miracles by British classical and film composer Joby Talbot, inspired by the journey of medieval pilgrims on Spain’s Camino de Santiago. January … More

Lee Sandstead talk 1.8.12 news release

Lee Sandstead, one of the most popular art historians in the country, will present his latest talk, “Walking 600 Miles for Art: Falling in Love with Art through Pilgrimage,” in conjunction with our upcoming performances of Joby Talbot’s Path of … More

Conspirare Christmas news release

Always magical, always unique, “Conspirare Christmas” features artistic director Craig Hella Johnson’s renowned “collage” programming that melds music of many centuries and styles into one intensely meaningful whole. With soprano Mela Sarajane Dailey, singer-songwriter Matt Alber, and percussionist Tom Burritt. … More

Robert Faires on losing oneself in music, inspired by Conspirare’s Youth Choirs and Symphonic Choir men

“All Over Creation: Let’s Get Lost” from The Austin Chronicle, 10.21.11

Ariama features Craig Hella Johnson & Sing Freedom!

Click here to read a featured Ariama interview with Craig Hella Johnson by Craig Zeichner.

Big Sing 1 news release

Where the audience is the choir! release 10.17.11

Conspirare Symphonic Choir Women to sing with Austin Symphony October 14-15

Friday and Saturday night, 8pm, Dell Hall, Long Center Claude Debussy, Nocturnes Gustav Holst, The Planets, Suite for Large Orchestra, Op. 32 This extraordinary presentation of The Planets will feature a choreographed program of NASA images from unmanned spacecraft. Austin … More

Barber reviews in Austin American-Statesman and Austin Chronicle

“Review:Conspirare” by Luke Quinton, Austin American-Statesman, 09.26.11 “Samuel Barber: American Romantic” by Robert Faires, The Austin Chronicle, 09.30.11

Barber tickets still available! Last day for discount packages!

Tickets to “Samuel Barber: American Romantic” are still available for all three performances this weekend. Hear this program live before it is recorded for Harmonia Mundi!  about the program Order now online or by calling TLC Tickets at (512) 474-5664. … More

Video from Sing Freedom! release party

For those of you who missed the CD release party (or want to relive it!), here is a video shot and edited by Stu Phillips. We were so fortunate to have had the beautiful Melissa Givens step in as vocalist … More

Buy your Samuel Barber tickets with a package discount!

Order your “Samuel Barber: American Romantic” tickets by September 23 as part of a discounted season package (3 or more concerts) and save 15% off the price of single ticket purchases. Why wait to buy “Conspirare Christmas” and “Handel & … More

The 2010 Christmas at the Carillon CD is on sale now!

Recorded live December 2010 at the Carillon. Featuring Patrice Pike as Special Guest Artist and Tom Burritt on percussion. ON SALE NOW! View / Listen / Buy

Sing Freedom! article in The Austin Chronicle

“A New CD – ain’t that good news?” by Robert Faires, The Austin Chronicle, August 26, 2011 Mr. Faires writes about the forthcoming CD and the August 29th launch party at Waterloo Records.

Program book advertising deadlines

Connect with Conspirare fans through our program ads! Our deadlines for a full season ad (5 program books) and for single insertion in the first program book, “Samuel Barber: American Romantic,” are: 9.02.11 for ordering 9.09.11 for submitting artwork Please … More

Sing Freedom! release party Aug. 29!

You’re invited to celebrate the release of Conspirare’s latest CD Sing Freedom!, produced by Harmonia Mundi. Join us August 29th, 5pm-7pm at Austin’s own Waterloo Records (600A North Lamar) to listen and get a copy signed by Artistic Director and … More

Conspirare receives major funding awards

Conspirare has recently been honored with the following grants: The National Endowment for the Arts announced a $37,500 grant to support Conspirare’s tour of several Midwestern states in March 2012. The Keating Family Foundation, in conjunction with Spanish Steps, recently … More

Missa Latina review in Austin American-Statesman

Read Luke Quinton’s 6/13/11 review of Conspirare’s Jun. 12th Long Center presentation of Roberto Sierra’s Missa Latina.

News release, announcing Season 2011-12


Conspirare awarded by Austin Critics’ Table

Conspirare and Conspirare collaborators have been honored with the following Austin Critics’ Table Awards, 2010-2011: Outstanding Choral Performance: Conspirare, “Renaissance & Response” Outstanding Singer: David Farwig (baritone), “Renaissance & Response” Outstanding Singer: Abigail H. Lennox (soprano), “Renaissance & Response” Outstanding … More

Missa Latina preview in Austin American-Statesman

Link to Luke Quinton’s 6/4/11 preview More

Conspirare series on NPR

Conspirare on NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday,”
05.22.11 (7am CDT) on KUT-FM, Austin
Or check your local NPR affiliate for program time.

Burnett’s series on Conspirare’s recent collaboration with composer Robert Kyr concludes with a story about Conspirare’s “Renaissance & Response” concert of music by Josquin des Prez and Kyr. More

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