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Austin Symphony to Give Free Concert to Celebrate Museum Day

September 8, 2011
  • Who: Austin Symphony Orchestra
  • What: Free Museum Day Concert
  • When: 5:30 p.m. - September 25, 2011
  • Where: Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center
  • Cost: FREE
  • Contact: Don Hill, Director of Public Relations - (512) 476-6064 x 213

Sunday, September 25th is Museum Day in Austin, and what a better way to end it than with a free symphonic concert at the beautiful Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center. Bring family and friends for this hour-long concert featuring the Austin Symphony’s 40-piece Wind Ensemble, showcasing music influenced by the rich culture of Mexico. The ensemble will be under the direction of Caroline Croom Beatty, Associate Director of Bands at Texas State University in San Marcos.

This afternoon of music will feature performances of works by Silvestre Revueltas, Jaime Nuno and Carlos Chávez, as well as works by American composers influenced by Mexico. Beautiful pieces such as Sensemayá, Zandunga Serenade, Granada and Chapultepec, along with the Mexican and American National anthems will be played.

This performance is presented by the Austin Symphony Orchestra Society, Inc. as a gift to the wonderful citizens of Central Texas.