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Something Borrowed

Tuesday, February 27th, 12:00pm
Midday Music Series
  (Free with Museum Admission)
Blanton Museum of Art (200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd)

Thursday, March 1st, doors at 7:30pm, concert at 8:00pm
(4704B East Cesar Chavez Street #5, IN THE BACK)
$15 General Admission, $10 Student Admission

J.S. Bach/Ben Stevenson: Contrapuntus VII
Alma Mahler/Akshaya Avril Tucker/Seo Yoon Kim/Adeliia Faizullina: Alma Mahler Commissioning Project,
songs by Alma Mahler recomposed for chamber orchestra
Gustav Mahler/Arnold Schoenberg: Songs of a Wayfarer
Arnold Schoenberg: Kammersymphonie No. 1

Something Borrowed explores our drive to make new work from old. World premieres of "re-composed" (Alma) Mahler, Schoenberg, and more!
 We challenged some of Austin's finest emerging composers to "re-compose" and re-imagine songs for voice and piano by  Alma Mahler to become new works for chamber orchestra. Featuring composers Akshaya Avril Tucker, Adeliia Faizullina, and Seo Yoon Kim, the "re-composed" lieder are paired with Songs of a Wayfarer by Alma's first husband, Gustav Mahler, and orchestrated by Arnold Schoenberg. Concert open with Ben Stevenson's version of Bach's "Contrapuntus VII" and closes with Schoenberg's Kammersymphonie No. 1, once described by a famous guy  "hyperactive, acrobatic and not a little aggressive".

Earlier Event: February 9
Wind Dectet for Ellsworth Kelly