Our end-of-season blowout will take advantage of the Saengerrunde's downstairs Halle and stage for an exhibition of Liebeslieder (love songs) by Brahms and a new work, Texanischer Liebeslieder, modeled off of the Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzer Op. 52 and inspired by stories from German-Texan history. Performers will include Laura Mercado-Wright, Shari Wilson, Paul D'Arcy and John Proft--members of the Grammy-winning ensemble Conspirare.
Come and hear this adventurous program of classics to moderns in the third concert of our season: Ghost in the Machine.
-Beer and snacks are included!
Music will include the recently-composed "Tight Sweater" by Marc Mellits, Beethoven's "Ghost" Trio for piano, violin, and cello, Music in Similar Motion by Philip Glass, and Jennifer Higdon's "Zaka."
Come hear the new Young Professional Quartet in Residence at the University of Texas, invoke, accompanied by Texas State Faculty Pianist Faith DeBow in this program of music related to our favorite beer-bellied composer. Works will include the Brahms Piano Quintet, Peter Schickele's Piano Quintet #2 and original works by the invoke quartet.
Madrigals and More!
Friday, August 26th at 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 28th at 3pm