Conspirare Season 2016-17
Concerts & EventsAutumn Song Featuring The Little Match Girl Passion
- FRI, 09.30.16 Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Austin TX
- SAT, 10.01.16 Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Austin TX
Conspirare kicks off the 16-17 Season with an intimate chamber concert featuring Craig Hella Johnson and a quartet of Conspirare singers. Conspirare’s Cameron Beauchamp, Dann Coakwell, Stefanie Moore, and Kathlene Ritch perform the Pulitzer Prize-winning quartet version of David Lang’s stirring work. Complementing this masterwork will be a collection of radiant and uplifting songs curated by Craig.
Conspirare Christmas (with Matt Alber)
- THU, 12.01.16 First United Methodist Church, Victoria TX
- FRI, 12.02.16 St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Houston TX
- SAT, 12.03.16 The Carillon on Exposition, Austin TX
- SUN, 12.04.16 The Carillon on Exposition, Austin TX
- MON, 12.05.16 Dell Hall, Long Center, Austin TX
- WED, 12.07.16 H-E-B Hall, Tobin Center, San Antonio TX
- FRI, 12.09.16 The Carillon on Exposition, Austin TX
- SAT, 12.10.16 The Carillon on Exposition, Austin TX
- SUN, 12.11.16 St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Dallas TX
Conspirare’s signature holiday concert, featuring Craig Hella Johnson’s renowned collage-style programming. With singer-songwriter Matt Alber.
Considering Matthew Shepard: Encore Performances
- SUN, 01.29.17 Rudder Theatre, Texas A&M University, College Station TX
- MON, 01.30.17 Rudder Theatre, Texas A&M University, College Station TX
- SUN, 02.05.17 Symphony Hall, Boston MA
Craig Hella Johnson’s concert-length Considering Matthew Shepard will continue touring and will be filmed at Austin’s Moody Theatre in partnership with KLRU.
Texas A&M University performances sponsored by MSC L.T. Jordan Institute for International Awareness and MSC OPAS
Hidden Music with Craig Hella Johnson
- TUE, 04.25.17 One World Theatre, Austin, TX
Spring Fundraiser. Craig Hella Johnson SOLO with special cameo guest appearances
- FRI, 05.19.17 First Unitarian Universalist Church, Houston TX
- SAT, 05.20.17 Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church, Austin TX
- SUN, 05.21.17 Temple Beth-El, San Antonio TX
Craig Hella Johnson will curate an eclectic and refreshing program featuring an 18-voice Conspirare ensemble singing across a broad musical spectrum. Classical, folk and popular styles and idioms will be represented in a musical journey that explores the beautiful and extraordinary ways words and music encompass the journey of women. To include a workshop performance of Songs for Muska, a newly commissioned choral work for Conspirare from composer Jocelyn Hagen based on folk poetry by Pashtun women.
Conspirare Youth Choirs
Winter Concert, “Believe” PROGRAM PAGE
- FRI, 12.16.16 University Presbyterian Church, Austin TX
- SAT, 12.17.16 University Presbyterian Church, Austin TX
Spring Concert, “Home” PROGRAM PAGE
- FRI, 05.12.17, University Presbyterian Church, Austin TX
CYC ensembles Prelude, Kantorei, and Allegro present their annual concerts. Directed by Nina Revering.
- Olavsfestdagene (St. Olaf Music Festival) 07.28.16–07.30.16
A force of twenty-eight Conspirare singers and Craig Hella Johnson travel to the annual Trondheim, Norway, festival to premiere a new work by the young Norwegian composer Kim André Arnesen. PROGRAM PAGE
- CD Release Party
For Considering Matthew Shepard
— WED, 09.07.16 (5:30pm), Waterloo Records & Video, Austin TX. FREE PROGRAM PAGE
- BIG SINGS: Where the audience is the choir
FREE TO ALL!
— THU, 10.20.16 (6pm), St. John’s United Methodist Church, Austin TX
— THU, 12.15.16 (5:30pm), Blanton Museum, Austin TX
— TUE, 05.09.17 (5:30pm), McCallum High School Fine Arts Academy, Austin TX
Previous Season Overviews