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Early to Rise
Daniel Johnson loves early music's purity of sound and intimacy, and he's not alone
"...rebel. And he certainly doesn't sound like a rebel. But don't be fooled by the middle-age placidity, the casual..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2015
Leaving deep impressions from 2015's dance and classical music works were the unexpected elements, like screen doors, trees, and car horns
"...1) Miró Quartet (UT Butler School Of Music)..."

Jan. 1, 2016 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
"...1) Circus Maximus (UT Wind Ensemble) The premiere of John Corigliano's work for..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Music of the Spheres
Sinatra in the Sahara
"...between Africa and Europe, Morocco is a country of beautiful contradictions and powerful paradoxes...."

July 9, 1999 Music Feature by David Lynch

Austin Chamber Music Center Chamber of Diversity
"...by Ken Hunt The office of the Austin Chamber Music Center sits atop a hair salon in an unassuming..."

June 30, 1995 Arts Feature

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...Sat. 18, Bar 96, 11pm Nearly 15 years on, Austin's Ortiz brothers continue to stoke..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Bach Vocal Music: His wondrous way with the human voice, exhibits A and B
Bach is in the air most splendidly this week, in concerts by La Follia and UT's Chamber Singers that testify anew to the composer's magnificent way with the human voice
"...performance of "Jesu, Meine Freude," the longest and most musically complex of Bach's six surviving motets, rendered by the..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Food and Music Strike a Chord With These Austin Chefs
We explore the link between the culinary and musical in anticipation of Hot Luck
"...When Aaron Franklin decided to take his backyard smoke-outs to the next level by opening a barbecue trailer..."

May 25, 2018 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Back to Josquin
Texas Early Music Project Director Danny Johnson on the 15th-century composer he keeps returning to.
"..."There is a human behind that quill," says Texas Early Music Project Director Danny Johnson of 15th-century composer Josquin..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Arts Feature by Jerry Young

Collegia Musikum
How music from the Medieval and Baroque eras impacts us today
"...Early music. We're not talking 1975, or 1964. We're not..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Music Feature by Robi Polgar

Articulations
More budgetary bloodshed in the UT College of Fine Arts, as Daniel Johnson, nationally renowned early music specialist and director the UT Early Music Ensemble for 17 years, has been cut loose from the School of Music.
"...UT Releases Early-Music Director..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The Human Touch
Violinist Laurie Young Stevens finds the passion and flash in baroque music
"...kowtowing to Couperin. Oh, she adores and esteems the music of these great composers as much as any classical..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

PostFest
Organizers of Three Recent Arts Festivals Pass on Lessons Learned
"...Mid-Winter Festival of Music If the phrase "early music" suggests to you the..."

March 10, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The Austin Critics Table has honored seven more pioneers in the Austin arts community
"...the previous honorees, these seven Austinites have made significant contributions to the community over many years – some as..."

May 1, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Star Turns
The nominees for the 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...the Austin Critics Table have agreed on the most outstanding work in dance, classical music, visual art, and theatre..."

May 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Humor, Introspection, Ecstasy
UT Composer Dan Welcher is one step away from greatness.
"...This spring, Peter Bay, music director and conductor of the Austin Symphony, had the..."

April 13, 2001 Music Feature by Robert Faires

Give 'Em a Hand
The nominees for the 2009 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...recognized the year's most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, the visual arts, and theatre. The nominations for the..."

May 15, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Critics Name Cream of the Cultural Crop
The nominees for the 2017-18 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...and April 30, 2018, and settled on what was outstanding in dance, classical music, visual art, and theatre in..."

May 14, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

God and Man, Time and Space: Echoes of the Sistine Chapel
World-class ensemble destined for greatness
"...Ensemble VIII is destined for great things...."

Oct. 19, 2012 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

UT New Music Ensemble
This program of fresh work proved again why NME is one of Austin's hidden gems
"...UT New Music Ensemble..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

Table Banquet
The nominees for the 2013-2014 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...the Austin Critics Table have agreed on the most outstanding work in dance, classical music, visual art, and theatre..."

May 8, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Game-Changers
The 2009 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...of life here, like live oaks or Barton Springs, but all that flourishing activity in the visual and performing..."

May 29, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SoundSpace: Downtown NYC 1960
Blanton Museum's music series turns the clock back to minimalism's early years in Manhattan
"...ongoing SoundSpace series, which brings live performance – mostly music, but also some dance and theatre – into the..."

April 25, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Q&A: Henry Threadgill
Master improviser speaks on sustaining creativity
"...appearance this weekend. The Chicago-born, New York City-stationed composer, flutist, and sax player appears at UT’s Music Recital Hall..."

April 6, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Outstanding!
Nominations for the 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...This is the 15th year that local critics have put their heads – and pens – together to recognize..."

May 18, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Cream of the Crop
Nominations for the 2005-2006 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Local critics have put their heads – and pens – together to recognize..."

May 19, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top of the Line
The nominees for the 2011 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...recognized the year's most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, the visual arts, and theatre. The nominations for these..."

May 27, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Applause! Applause!
Austin Critics Table nominations, 2004-2005
"...Local critics have put their heads – and pens – together to recognize..."

May 27, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
First night SXSW Music recommendations and hints
"...with microscopic – albeit tastemaking – NYC label Godmode, but this kid feels like he's next. In a couple..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Man With the Light Touch
Peter Bay leads the Austin Symphony with the finesse of Astaire
"...just begun his 10th season with the orchestra – cuts a modest figure, even in a tux: slight of..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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