Both a regional and international collaboration, this concert combines innovative programming concepts, cutting-edge contemporary classical music, and the brightest stars of Austin and central Texas. Featuring performances by Peter Bay (Austin Symphony), Sarah Silver (San Antonio Symphony), Kathryn Findlen, Tom Echols, the Graeme Francis Quartet and the Fast Forward Austin Orchestra, and the night culminating with the U.S. premiere of UK composer Charlotte Bray’s "Caught in Treetops." 8pm. $10-20.
That maestro Justin Sherburn and his Montopolis accomplices in musical brilliance will be performing this concert in full multimedia splendor at the end of the month, yes. But tonight – ah, tonight, citizen! – you get to have a free preview of the gorgeous new thing, performed in concert with Leigh Mahoney and Sara Nelson (Tosca String Quartet), Leah Nelson (Austin Symphony), and Brian Cassidy (Okkervil River). 8pm. Free.