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Michael Kellerman

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Renaissance Splendour

This enchanting debut proved Ensemble VIII boasts singers of the highest order

Arts Review, May. 19, 2011

British Invasion

What might have been a night of dry British music was instead delightfully fresh

Arts Review, May. 5, 2011


Jonathan Dove's opera in an airport is often fun but leaves no lasting impression

Arts Review, Apr. 14, 2011

Crown Thy Good

The mood of Revel's inspired performance didn't fade with the final note

Arts Review, Mar. 3, 2011

UT New Music Ensemble

This program of fresh work proved again why NME is one of Austin's hidden gems

Arts Review, Feb. 17, 2011

Anton Nel, Piano, With Martin Burke, Actor

A tremendously memorable day of music that showed the breadth of Nel's skills

Arts Review, Feb. 3, 2011

Austin Symphony Orchestra

This program devoted to the New World Symphony altered our sense of the work

Arts Review, Jan. 20, 2011

Austin Symphony Orchestra: Mexico's 200/100

The program of music from Mexico was unfortunately uneven in quality

Arts Review, Nov. 26, 2010

Birthday Suit(e)

Old friends Hanan Alattar and Michelle Schumann tackle the art song artfully

Arts Review, Nov. 19, 2010

La Traviata

A tremendous, memorable production that even an opera novice will love

Arts Review, Nov. 12, 2010

Escher String Quartet

Despite flashes of fire, this concert by ACMF's 2010 quartet-in-residence felt cold

Arts Review, Aug. 6, 2010

Austin Chamber Music Festival 2010

There's no better way to get to know a musician than chamber music

Arts Feature, Jul. 30, 2010

Austin Chamber Music Festival: Raul Jaurena & the Texas Tango Five

The standing-room-only crowd made it clear that it takes five to tango

Arts Review, Jul. 30, 2010

Austin Chamber Music Festival 2010

The chance to connect with professional musicians is at the heart of the festival

Arts Feature, Jul. 23, 2010

Brentano String Quartet

The celebrated quartet achieves not mere proficiency but greatness in its performance at the 2010 Austin Chamber Music Festival

Arts Review, Jul. 23, 2010

Austin Chamber Music Festival 2010

Week two brings to Austin two eminent string quartets and a rockin' jazz trio

Arts Feature, Jul. 16, 2010

Songs of Love and Loss

This ambitious Austin Vocal Arts Ensemble program was like a tale of two choirs

Arts Review, Apr. 30, 2010

'Sweet Land of Liberty'

The musical melting pot from new U.S. citizen Michelle Schumann was sweet indeed

Arts Review, Apr. 23, 2010

Harmonia Ariosa

Texas Early Music Project delivered a magical night of live music and discovery

Arts Review, Feb. 5, 2010

'aRrrrrrr, play us a song there, Matey'

The chamber concert's piratical theme was cheeky, but the music was tremendous

Arts Review, Jan. 29, 2010

La Bohème

A natural and believable cast makes Puccini's enduring romance captivating yet again

Arts Review, Nov. 13, 2009

Salon Concerts 20th Anniversary Season Opener

This concert's three virtuosi showed us why nothing trumps a live music experience

Arts Review, Oct. 23, 2009

A Time for Life

A gorgeous and meaningful musical experience that again showed Conspirare's mastery

Arts Review, Oct. 16, 2009

Jorge Caballero & Virtuosi

The classical guitarist and a few gifted friends created an engrossing evening of music

Arts Review, Jul. 31, 2009

A Love Supreme – The Music of John Coltrane

Turtle Island Quartet's tribute to the jazz genius was fresh and thrilling

Arts Review, Jul. 3, 2009

Dialogues of the Carmelites

Austin Lyric Opera meets the challenge of Poulenc's work with economy and emotive power

Arts Review, Apr. 24, 2009

Rachmaninov Vespers

Conspirare gave a balanced, brilliant performance of this jewel of sacred choral music

Arts Review, Mar. 6, 2009


The revival of Stephen Mills' Shakespearean ballet is rich in visuals and moving passion

Arts Review, Feb. 20, 2009

The Miró Quartet

An inspiring celebration of Mendelssohn's 200th birthday by the string quartet at UT

Arts Review, Feb. 13, 2009

Top 10 Musical Triumphs, Plus Evidence That Austin Is Innovating the Classical World

Chronicle Arts writer Michael Kellerman recalls 2008, in classical music

Arts Feature, Jan. 2, 2009

There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays

A concert that showed how far the Capital City Men's Chorus has come in 20 years

Arts Review, Dec. 26, 2008

Austin Symphony Orchestra With Robert McDuffie, Violin

A hearty mix of Central Europe-inspired music with transcendent violin work

Arts Review, Nov. 28, 2008

Austin Symphony Orchestra With Leila Josefowicz

Peter Bay programmed a rich, innovative concert to kick off ASO's 98th season

Arts Review, Sep. 26, 2008

Passion at Play

Though at times exciting, this program lacked American Repertory Ensemble's usual spark of artistic fusion

Arts Review, Aug. 1, 2008

Blue Rhapsody

The kickoff to the Austin Chamber Music Center's 12th festival was as much theatre as it was concert

Arts Review, Jul. 18, 2008


The Butler Opera Center production achieves real magic, most notably a triumphant performance in the title role

Arts Review, Apr. 25, 2008

Austin Lyric Opera: 'Carmen' glee-a

ALO makes its long-awaited move into the Long Center with opera's favorite libertine

Arts Feature, Apr. 18, 2008

Austin Symphony Orchestra with Andre Watts

Maestro Peter Bay zeroed in on early 20th century France, and the results were magnificent

Arts Review, Mar. 21, 2008

Brahms: The String Sextets

Though it took some time to get there, the ensemble Viola by Choice proved how essential the viola is in chamber music

Arts Review, Feb. 29, 2008

I Dream a World

A program designed for Conspirare to flex its muscles and show off its versatility, which it did with great success

Arts Review, Feb. 8, 2008

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