Join us for the Season III Finale of LOLA at 4th Tap featuring pianist Jim James, cellist Barbara George, soprano Abigail Jackson, and mezzo soprano Liz Cass. This program of all-female composed music includes works by Nadia Boulanger (Paris), Judith Weir (London), Chen Yi (Kansas City), Genevieve Vincent (Los Angeles), Ruth Sacks (Austin), and Rain Nox (Austin).
Tickets on sale October 2018
Featuring: Farm to Table Bites by The Austin Artisan, mimosas, and a bloody mary bar with Tito's Handmade Vodka.
Artist: LOLA Local Opera Local Artists performance by Liz Cass and Carla McElhaney of KMFA and Revel "Songs Inspired by Nature".
Emcee: Ron Oliveira
This is a private event for ACGC's Voices for Children Giving Society, major donors, as well as present/past staff and board members.
Don Zappone and Russell Smith will be honored for their service at Austin Child Guidance Center with the presentation of the Christine W. Anderson Children's Service Award.
This LOLA at 4th Tap concert features music of Bolcom, Weill, Yates, and Stopschinski! We will explore teenage angst with the humorous and sentimental "Five Youthful Songs" by Graham Yates with poetry by Rose Labreche (written when she was 15). We'll get our hearts broken by Kurt Weill. We will explore snapshots of life with Bolcom's Cabaret Songs. And we will get a sneak peek of a new chamber opera by Peter Stopschinski called "Lardo Weeping". Concert runs no more than 90 minutes, tickets are just $10 and kids are FREE, win win win!
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Afternoons at Armstrong: Cookies and Culture features engaging lectures with live music programming involving some of Austin’s finest musicians and arts leaders. Each of these events will be held on Sunday afternoons at the Armstrong Community Music School. All programs begin at 3pm with a running time of one hour. Tickets are $20.00.
Our first installment titled Voyage à Paris features an afternoon of French music celebrating the generous donation of an Erard piano built in Paris in 1904. Liz Cass, mezzo-soprano, and Rick Rowley, piano, will perform works by Debussy, Fauré, and Saint-Saëns. Margaret Perry, Executive Director of the Armstrong Community Music School, will talk about the composers' lives and the era of Paris when the piano was made.
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Aw yeah! That's right LOLA is turning 3 this summer AND we're bringing back some more of the beautiful, bawdy, blissful boisterousness by Bolcom, Bizet, Brown, Barber, and Yates. Graham Yates and Liz Cass will throw down LOLA style. Tickets are just $10 and kids get in for FREE. We do encourage you to give more if you are able. It's LOLA's big 3 after all! Come share in the magic times.