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“Symphonic Follies”

Enjoy a night of fun lighthearted “classical” music with your Austin Symphony. Music Director, Peter Bay, has arranged an evening filled with fantastic and even funny music by some of the best composers. Guest pianist, Jeffrey Biegel will perform a piece by the sultan of symphonic music, P.D.Q. Bach. You will also get to hear ASO’s own Principal Pianist, Alex Maynegre-Torra perform the crowd favorite, Saint-Saëns’s Le carnaval des animaux!

Still want more? How about playing on some string instruments provided by our friends at Violins Etc.? We also have a wonderful pre-concert talk given by Bob Buckalew at 7:10 pm. How about “tweeting” with our musicians and ASO staff? Take a photo in front of our photo wall. The Austin Symphony wants you to get the most out of your concert experience, which starts…

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Our friends at KMFA 89.5 FM have commissioned a new work, KMFA: A Celebratory Overture, written by composer Dan Welcher to be performed during the first half to commemorate the station’s 50th anniversary. This work will be streamed at 8:00 PM CST January, 14, 2017.

All artists, programs & dates subject to change

Program
Darius Milhaud Le boeuf sur le toit, Op. 58
P.D.Q. Bach Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra
Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
Camille Saint-Saëns Le carnaval des animaux
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