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UT Symphony
After a season of auditioning conductors to find a new Director of Orchestral Activities, the UT School of Music has named Gerhardt Zimmermann to the post
"...Carolinean maestro, who's been music director for the Canton Symphony Orchestra in Ohio for 25 years and is also..."

May 19, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Arts & Jazz Festival
"Off" year doesn't stop the impressive names from coming.
"...For an "off" year, the Austin Arts & Jazz Festival has some impressive names for..."

Sept. 14, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Austin Opera's Of Mice and Men
Artistic Director Richard Buckley on returning to the Carlisle Floyd opera that launched his conducting career
"...and Men, and not just because he's conducting the Austin Opera production that runs Jan. 23-31 at the Long..."

Jan. 22, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Top 10
"...10) Belaire, Resonating Symphony (Indierect) Doug Freeman..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Austin Opera Probes the Power and Perils of Connection With The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs
The local company launches a new collaborative production for the nation
"...choose pieces that we think will make sense for Austin." So says Austin Opera general director and CEO Annie..."

Jan. 28, 2022 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...not enough of a hardworking girl." Yet while the Austin frontwoman evokes a Corin Tucker caterwaul, she also holds..."

July 2, 2021 Music Feature by Carys Anderson

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Can a super-sized Long Center fit in Austin's Happy Meal box of civic dreams?
"...writing a chin-pulling think piece on the decline of Austin's dot-com dreams, supersized as they were back in 2000,..."

Feb. 14, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Ways to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop in Austin
The Illharmonic Orchestra, Bavu Blakes, and more reflect on the genre's golden jubilee
"...Beastie Boys' bratty classic "Paul Revere" with Beethoven's melodic Symphony No. 5 and brought the tape to his best..."

Aug. 11, 2023 Music Feature by Genevieve Wood

Misery Business: The Cathartic and Unexpectedly Joyful Trend of Emo DJ Nights in Austin
Welcome to the Black Parade
"...strokes that lead into a five-minute bare-souled screamed rock symphony...."

Sept. 3, 2021 Music Feature by Chad Swiatecki

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...a broad reset, the grimy Beautiful Nightmares features veteran Austin MC Lil' Bully (LaDarrian Torry) sounding appropriately desperate not..."

Feb. 26, 2021 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re playing
"...Jackpot/American Girls pulls on the two main threads of Austin's Braun Brothers and their songwriting over the past quarter..."

May 22, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Once Upon a Time in Austin With Mark Knopfler
Dire Straits deity sells out and serenades the Moody again
"...fat, live-wire tone filled seemingly every single seat in Austin’s premier theatre. A faster sell-out may not have occurred..."

Sept. 9, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Chamber Music Center’s My Life
This concert of works by Brahms, Smetana, and Fujiwara contrasted autobiographical stories told within music by young composers and mature ones
"...This was the premise of the Austin Chamber Music Center's My Life, a concert highlighting autobiographical..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Symphony No. I-35
Finally, a Traffic Jam we can enjoy, thanks to composer Steve Parker
"...Austin Chronicle: So where did this idea come from?..."

April 10, 2015 Arts Feature by Natalie Zeldin

2012-13 Austin Critics Table Awards
June 3, 2013. 21 photos.
"...Music composition professor Donald Grantham, newly inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame..."

June 4, 2013 Photo Gallery

Austin Mic Exchange
Tuesdays are hip-hop open mic night at Spider House
"...so it’s time to hit pause on this specific symphony. I’ll still show up here and there in print,..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Music Post by Zoe Cordes Selbin

Fun? This Weekend? In Austin, Texas?
Even without live music: metal, Faires, hot sauce, and Philip K. Dick
"...(7-10pm) reception, either, although you're likely to hear a symphony of oooohs and aaaaaahs from people checking out the..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Chamber Music Center Performathon
Hundreds of chamber musicians fill Dell Hall with nine full hours of classical sounds
"...fix of live popular music is no problem in Austin. Scarcely a weekend goes by here without some festival..."

April 29, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Hall of Flame
"...Serranos (Symphony Square)..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Food Feature

Symphony of the Star (Wars)
Long ago in an Erwin Center far, far away
"...most famous droid this side of Kessell was in Austin for the 99th and 100th performances of Star Wars:..."

June 9, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Chorus Austin
With choral conductor Ryan Heller, Austin's gain is not necessarily Portland's loss
"...It's often said that Austin and Portland, Ore., are very similar cities. Well, in..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Planetarium Hosts Star Trek Premiere Party
Trekkin out with Richard Garriott and the Austin Wind Symphony
"...The other day, we got an email from the Austin Planetarium, and our first reaction was, Wait, what? Austin..."

May 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Winners
Past winners
"...Restaurant, 2) El Caribe Mexican Restaurant, 3) Serranos – Symphony Square Commercial Bottlers1991..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Food Feature

November is Dvorák month in Austin!
The University of Texas is marking the centenary of Dvorák's death with an ambitious multidisciplinary festival called "New Worlds: Dvorák in Search of America."
"...know about the Czech composer is his "New World" symphony, then this is the time when you can learn..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Austin @ Large: Before the Flood
The Waller Creek Tunnel could have been a boon to Downtown; now its just another failed proposal in the City of Ideas.
"...is not a generic urban-politics story, but a specifically Austin one. Basically, we won't build the tunnel, and a..."

Aug. 23, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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The Tenth Annual "Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest Results
"...the passionate hands of a conductor, playing a beautiful symphony that only she could hear...."

Oct. 19, 2001 Books Feature

Austin Acoustic Music Festival 1996
"...this same monster has taught the general public something Austinites have known for years: A sole acoustic guitar in..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Music Feature

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
"...In the Nineties, Austin's cultural scene could afford to dream big. The city..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Putting It Together
The Austin Symphony's Peter Bay on Leading an Orchestra, Interpreting a Score, and Seeing Music
"...Impish and powerful. To watch Austin Symphony maestro Peter Bay at work on the podium..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Man With the Light Touch
Peter Bay leads the Austin Symphony with the finesse of Astaire
"...If all the term "symphony conductor" calls to mind is that cartoon stereotype –..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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