The big week is finally here! The singers are rehearsing and the composers are Austin bound. We have exciting opportunities to get you behind-the-music this week.
May 7th, 6-9pm @ St. Martin's Lutheran Church
Witness the singers, composers and conductor in action as they collaborate, rehearse and refine. Free and open to the public. Please enter and exit the sanctuary quietly. RSVP suggested
May 9th, 11am-1pm @ Aviary Lounge
Join us for an intimate gathering with composer Eric Banks to discuss his inspiration behind This Delicate Universe including the creative process, his journey to Egypt to visit Constantine Cavafy's apartment, and his relationship with Conspirare's Craig Hella Johnson. Free and open to the public. Delicious food and drink for purchase. RSVP suggested
This Delicate Universe & Come to the Woods, world premieres
In Austin May 9th, 8pm and May 10th, 4pm @ St. Martin's Lutheran Church
This Delicate Universe by Eric Banks explores human connections with art, home, nature, love and the great beyond! This beautiful and complex work is based on five poems by Greek-Egyptian poet Constantine Cavafy. Come the Woods byJake Runestad is based on text by Scottish-American naturalist John Muir and honors his devotion to the natural world. purchase tickets
In Houston May 8th, 7:30pm @ St. Luke's United Methodist Church purchase tickets
Each performance will commence with pre-concert talks featuring Banks and Runestad, one hour prior to show.
Tune in this week to hear composers Eric Banks, Jake Runestad and conductor Craig Hella Johnson discuss This Delicate Universe and Come to the Woods.
KUTX 98.9 on air with John Aielli
Thursday May 7th, 8(ish)am
KMFA 89.5 on air with Dianne Donovan
Friday May 8th, 11am