A blog about Austin’s arts scene with news, reviews and recommended happenings.

Bernstein celebration planned for 2018

12:05 pm Sep. 19, 2016

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis commissioned Leonard Bernstein to compose a monumental musical spectacle for the 1971 opening of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

What the American composer and conductor choose

More leadership moves at Austin Opera

10:25 am Sep. 12, 2016

Days before Austin Opera begins its new season, company officials announced another change-up to its administrative leadership.

In a Sept. 8 letter to Austin Opera board members, president Jon Nash announced that Jane Weaver-Sobel, who had

Austin Symphony to livestream concert

1:09 pm Sep. 7, 2016

Whoa — did you feel the earth move?

For the first time in its 106-year history, the Austin Symphony Orchestra will livestream an entire concert online.

The Saturday night performance of “Mozart Speaks” will be streamed via