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2nd Annual Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song
Central Presbyterian Church
Austin, TX
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2nd Annual Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song
An award-nominated showcase of new poetic songs, delight in the beauty and power of the human voice as One Ounce Opera Company Members perform this years winning works.

***One night only! A dont miss new music event!***

In 2016, the Inaugural Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song earned One Ounce Opera two Austin Critics Table Award Nominations, and was featured in TRIBEZA Magazines Insiders Guide to Austins Hidden Gems:

"Long before the three-minute pop song arose, there was the classic art song  a short segment of poetry sung to piano accompaniment. (Imagine Brahms and Debussy as Bieber predecessors.) Bringing back the art song, One Ounce Opera presents brand new pieces from emerging composers.take in the soaring vocals and unique creations." TRIBEZA, Nov 2016

Delight in the beauty and power of the human voice with new poetic songs that explore the complexities and simplicities of our time, while inviting a few roaring laughs. Performances by One Ounce Opera Members Chelsea DeLorenz, Jake Jacobsen, Elise Leung Kotara, Brian Minnick, Maureen Papovich, Amy Selby, Julie Silva, Rebekah Smeltzer Staley, and Veronica Williams, with Tyler Mabry at the piano.

Hear them breathe life into this years winning crop of poetic songs on Friday, November 3rd at 8pm:

Music Like a Curve of Gold by Juliana Hall, poetry by Sara Teasdale

The Creatures: a Bestiary by Steven Serpa, poetry by Jeffery Beam

Up for #1 by Michael Scherperel

When Matter Touches Antimatter by Rodney Rawlings

Songs of Remembrance and Resistance by Kevin March

Banjo and Shadows by Douglas Fisk, poetry by Carl Sandburg

Neer Part I by Marc Hoffeditz

Composer spotlights with questions from the singing artists and complete information found at http://oneounceopera.com/events/2nd-annual-fsoas/

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Notes:
There is (almost) FREE parking at the Texas Capitol Visitor Center Garage. http://www.tspb.texas.gov/plan/parking/parking.html

Doors open at 7:30. Tickets will be $20 at the door.

This performance will be professionally recorded live as a gift to the winning composers. Although we love seeing little faces, we kindly ask that our audience be sensitive when considering whether to bring young children.

More information can be found on our Facebook page.

One Ounce Opera is a sponsored project of Austin Creative Alliance. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

Location

Central Presbyterian Church (View)
200 East 8th Street
Austin, TX 78701
United States

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Categories

Arts > Opera
Arts > Performance
Music > All Ages
Music > Classical
Music > Indie

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: One Ounce Opera
On BPT Since: Oct 08, 2015
 
One Ounce Opera
512-850-6852
info@oneounceopera.com
oneounceopera.com
 


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