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Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Wonders of 2007
Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires recaps 2007 in dance and classical music
"...1) Waiting for the Barbarians (Austin Lyric Opera) Mounting the American premiere of a new..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Events of 2005 That Engaged and Endure
'Chronicle' Arts Editor Robert Faires lists his favorite performances of dance and classical music from 2005
"...5) Light: The Holocaust and Humanity Project (Ballet Austin) Without ever showing a swastika or shower, BA Artistic..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

So Long, Palmer
Before spring is out, contractors will begin tearing down old Palmer Auditorium so it can be become the Long Center for the Performing Arts
"...2007, when Bass Concert Hall will be closed to Austin Lyric Opera, Ballet Austin, and the Austin Symphony. With..."

April 8, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Za vashe zdorov'ye, Shostakovich!
Fifteen local arts organizations work together to celebrate Shostakovich's 100th birthday
"...Austin didn't do much to mark the recent centenaries of..."

March 18, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Articulations
The Austin Circle of Theaters has handed out its annual B. Iden Payne Awards, honoring outstanding achievements in local theatre from August 2002 through July 2003.
"...On Monday, Sept. 29, the Austin Circle of Theaters handed out its annual B. Iden..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Articulations
The National Endowment for the Arts played Santa Claus last week, dropping federal funding in the stockings of arts organizations, and even went so far as "comin' to town" to do it, announcing $26 million in grants, including $287,000 to 14 local artists and arts organizations, from here in Austin.
"...organizational capacity, and leadership initiatives from right here in Austin. Consider it yet more fallout from Richard Florida and..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Short Cuts
Dead Man Talking: A panel of local film academics & critics discuss the Tim Robbins' film in anticipation of the opera adaptation.
"...and Red River), part of the "Art, Word, Screen, Opera: The Journey of Dead Man Walking" series, which is..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

How to Hire an Architect
"...the small organizations, from the three big organizations [Ballet Austin, Austin Lyric Opera, and Austin Symphony], three architects, [scenic..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

ALO Lands Conductor
"...that isn't a typo. We don't mean ASO -- Austin Symphony Orchestra -- which is in the thick of..."

June 14, 1996 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The Many Lives of Candide
"...acquired a few more stellar collaborators: Dorothy Parker as lyricist and Tyrone Guthrie as director. Alas, the quality of..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Articulations
Austin quiz kids prove they know opera, the Texas Commission on the Arts proves it cares about Republic Square, and visual artist Tré Arenz proves she cares about humanity.
"...But the half-dozen teens in the Heller Center for Opera this past Saturday sure knew about this German romantic..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Articulations
A weekly rundown of the latest news in Austin's visual and performing arts scene
"...the organization, it's impossible to separate Joseph McClain and Austin Lyric Opera. And yet that's precisely what the ALO..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The South Bank
"...Robert Faires Crossing the river... If you live in Austin and happen to love theatre, dance, classical music, or..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Articulations
In Memoriam
"...A towering figure in the Austin arts scene and a man of global achievements has..."

Jan. 31, 1997 Arts Column

Top 10 Ensembles of 2012
The year's most memorable groupings in classical music, dance, and theatre
"...the group's artists, we have – right here in Austin – a musical force that is on its way..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

Lucia di Lammermoor
Lyubov Petrova powers this Lucia with vocal fireworks and nuanced acting
"...LammermoorDell Hall at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside www.austinlyricopera.org Through Feb. 5 Running time: 3 hr...."

Feb. 3, 2012 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Top 10 Notable Theatrics of 2011
Recalling how scoundrels, amphibians, and grace brightened Austin stages in 2011
"...5) 'THE MAGIC FLUTE' (Austin Lyric Opera) Beleaguered though it's been of late, ALO..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

All Over Creation: Classical Alchemy
How Austin is transmuting the music of old into dance, art, and comedy
"...That, of course, was before I began encountering Austin artists with abilities that ancient alchemists would give their..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Food-o-File
This week's local foodie news
"...A contingent of Austinites spent much of last week in Portland, Ore., at..."

April 30, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Top 9 Most Memorable Locally Produced Live Performance Offerings That I Chanced to See in 2009
A theatre year of crazy families, love lost and found, and lots of dancing
"...6) 'LA BOHÈME' (AUSTIN LYRIC OPERA) Few things can compete with pure spectacle,..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Top 9 Dance and Classical Music Treasures of 2009
Uncommon beauty and power danced a potent duet in the music and movement of 2009
"...and tender score, and, best of all, thousands of Austinites crowding onto the Austin Studios tarmac to celebrate and..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Jorge Caballero & Virtuosi
The classical guitarist and a few gifted friends created an engrossing evening of music
"...Jorge Caballero made a more than welcome return to Austin,..."

July 31, 2009 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

Event Menu
Local food events, April 2-8
"...• Austin Lyric Opera (www.austinlyricopera.org) hosts its Beer-Wine Smackdown at Ducloux..."

April 3, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Long Center for the Performing Arts: Light that first candle!
As the performing arts venue turns one, Marvin Hamlisch sings "happy birthday" to it
"...pretty well. Let's see ... Yo-Yo Ma and the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Sir James Galway and the Austin Symphony..."

March 20, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Rigoletto
ALO's straightforward staging of the Verdi classic offers the thrill of a tale told well
"...story for the first time. So it is with Austin Lyric Opera's latest revival of Rigoletto, which has been..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Arts Review by Robert Faires

TV Eye
DTV transition day is looming. Are you prepared?
"...Austin Lyric Opera's production of Cinderella will air on KLRU..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Wonders of 2008
Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires recaps 2008 in dance and classical music
"...1) Cult of Color: Call to Color (Ballet Austin) The dense, deeply personal mythology of visual artist Trenton..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Bat
ALO's hometown take on Die Fledermaus with wit, affection, enthusiasm, and style from all parties
"...every artist involved in the production of The Bat, Austin Lyric Opera's resetting of Strauss' Die Fledermaus in our..."

June 6, 2008 Arts Review by Robert Faires

After a Fashion
Stephen finally gets to use the phrase "porn star and welfare-mother-turned-singer-and-social-activist" in a column
"...on event organizers and representatives from [AIDS Services of Austin] or Project Transitions to help spread the word that..."

June 6, 2008 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Long Center for the Performing Arts: Opening the house before it opens
The long-awaited cultural facility throws wide its doors for four days of free performances and tours
"...at Riverside and South First is inviting all of Austin down to see the center's 2,400-seat Dell Hall, 240-seat..."

March 7, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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