World Premiere
8pm

Bass Concert Hall
2350 Robert Dedman Dr., Austin, TX

One performance only!

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Conspirare Company of Voices partners with Texas Performing Arts and Austin Classical Guitar in a major collaboration to premiere How Little You Are, a commissioned work for choir and three guitar quartets by celebrated young American composer Nico Muhly (b. 1981). The work in five parts is based on a sequence of texts written by pioneer women in Texas and other places during the 19th century expansion to the west. Performers are Conspirare Company of Voices, Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Dublin Guitar Quartet, and Texas Guitar Quartet. Conspirare Youth Choirs, Allegro Ensemble and Austin Classical Guitar Youth Orchestra will also appear in the concert, which will include additional contemporary works. press release

Program Booklet

Austin Chronicle preview (04.17.15)
Austin American-Statesman Review (04.20.15)

The first half of the program will be selected from the following:

  • Sing, Gary Barlow & Andrew Lloyd Webber, arr. Ed Lojeski
  • Powerman, Graham Reynolds
  • Libertango, Astor Piazolla, arr. Oscar Escalada (with Austin Haller, piano)
  • The Seal Lullaby, Eric Whitacre
  • Shenandoah, Traditional, arr. Matthew Lyons
  • That Lonesome Road, James Taylor & Don Groinick, arr. Matthew Lyons

Allegro Ensemble, Conspirare Youth Choirs, Nina Revering, Conductor
Austin Classical Guitar Youth Orchestra, Brent Baldwin, Conductor

INTERMISSION

  • How Little You Are Nico Muhly, World premiere

Conspirare Company of Voices
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Dublin Guitar Quartet
Texas Guitar Quartet
Craig Hella Johnson, Conductor

How Little You Are was commissioned by Texas Performing Arts for Conspirare and Austin Classical Guitar with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


Texas Performing Arts page

Conspirare Singers Performing

 

Company of Voices Soprano
Company of Voices Alto
Company of Voices Tenor
Company of Voices Bass

* denotes section leader
Company of Voices Rehearsal pianist Faith Debow

Allegro Ensemble, Conspirare Youth Choirs

Nina Revering, Artistic Director

  • Tara Ahuja
  • Urvi Alamela
  • Elena Alcala
  • Chiara Alvisi
  • Lexi Anderson
  • Nolan Bader-Saye
  • Mary Barnett
  • Martha Beaty
  • Julia Brown
  • Lauren Datres
  • Avery Davis
  • Caitlyn Diehl
  • Miles Dintzner
  • Elizabeth Driggers
  • Claire Dugan
  • Clare Edgar
  • Ainsley Gamble
  • Isabella Grossling
  • Daryl Hale
  • Isabella Hansen
  • Sarah Helmbrecht
  • Sofia Hsu
  • Eva Legge
  • Maya Lyles
  • Nikhil Lyles
  • Alyx Madera
  • Juliana Marshall
  • Kay McAnally
  • Hannah McChesney
  • Kate McClellan
  • Sarah McDonald
  • Sesha McMinn
  • Jonathon Miller
  • Isabel Moring
  • Raiya Myren
  • Jacob Ordaz
  • Raina Parsons
  • Ella Pettichord
  • Ella Rutman
  • Lucy Pickens
  • Asha Rao
  • Libby Rayos
  • Rachel Rowe
  • Gabrielle Sanchez
  • Aditya Sankaran
  • Lavanya Sankaran
  • Shilpa Saxena
  • Molly Snodgrass
  • Sidharth Srinivasan
  • Kathleen Stansbury
  • Anne Marie Stapper
  • Abigail Stewart
  • Maria Tangarova
  • Seren Villwock
  • Christy Vineis
  • Anastasia Weger
  • Lily Wendt
  • Alyssa Wixson
  • Angela Zhang

Austin Haller, piano

 


Dublin Guitar Quartet

Dublin Guitar Quartet

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Texas Guitar Quartet

Texas Guitar Quartet

 

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