Jump to Emily Dickinson Special Events

09.10.15 (7:30pm), Thursday

Hughes Recital Hall, University of Mary-Hardin Baylor
904 King St., Belton, TX
FREE and open to all!

09.13.15 (4pm), Sunday
Conspirare Restaurant Partner

Click for special Gusto Prix Fixe menu for Sunday, Sept. 13th!

Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall, University of Texas
201 W. 21st St., Austin TX

Advance phone/online sales end at 12 noon.
Door sales / will call begin at 3pm.

POST-CONCERT TALK-BACK, SUNDAY
With Craig Hella Johnson and artists
Jessen Auditorium

Parking: Dobie Mall Garage at 2005 Whitis Ave. is across the street from the venue. AT&T Conference Center Garage is about a block away. Additional paid-parking lots are available in the area. Metered parking on Guadalupe St. and University Ave. MORE

One Austin performance only!

PROGRAM BOOKLET

Conspirare presents a recital exploring the expressive power and range of Emily Dickinson’s poetry. Featuring Conspirare soloists Sonja DuToit Tengblad (soprano) and Eric Neuville (tenor) with Michelle Schumann on piano. The selection of contemporary works, curated by Ms. Tengblad and Mr. Neuville, will feature two world premieres by Emily Lau and Adam Jacob Simon.

Additional composers will be selected from the following: Tom Cipullo, Ricky Ian Gordon, Daron Aric Hagen, Jocelyn Hagen, Jake Heggie, André Previn, Joshua Shank, and Larry Alan Smith. WORKS TO BE PERFORMED

The recital will be 70-80 minutes in duration.

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Special Events

09.08.15 (6:30-8:30pm), Tuesday

Open Rehearsal

Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall, University of Texas
201 W. 21st St., Austin TX

FREE to the public. No RSVP required

Visitors are free to come and go during the open rehearsals. In order to not disrupt the artists we ask that you please treat the rehearsal environment as a concert space and move about quietly.

malvern-books-logo-poet-sings09.11.15 (7pm), Friday

Wendy Barker talk, “On Rats, Bombs, and Volcanoes: The Power of Dickinson’s Subversions”

Malvern Books
613 W. 29th St., Austin TX

FREE to the public. No RSVP required

Wendy Barker, author of Lunacy of Light: Emily Dickinson and the Experience of Metaphor (as well as numerous collections of her own poetry) will discuss the the Amherst poet’s use of metaphor to challenge 19th-Century restrictions on women. Complimentary refreshments will be served.  Malvern Books Facebook Event page

09.13.15 (post-concert), Sunday

Talk Back with Craig Hella Johnson & Artists

Conspirare Restaurant Partner

Conspirare Restaurant Partner

Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall, University of Texas
201 W. 21st St., Austin TX

Included in concert ticket


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