The Composer is Dead!


Paul Gaffney, narrator

On the afternoon of Sunday, September 24th, the Austin Civic Orchestra will open its 41st season Made in America at the beautiful Austin ISD Performing Arts Center with the amusing who-done-it, The Composer is Dead, written by Nathaniel Stookey and Lemony Snicket, and featuring narrator Paul Gaffney. Also featured on this concert will be music by Bernstein, Duke Ellington, Copland, and the winner of the bi-annual ACO member Concerto Contest.


  Copland   Outdoor Overture
arr. Custer
  Duke Ellington!
  Concerto TBD
narr. Snicket
  The Composer is Dead
Paul Gaffney, narrator

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 4 PM
  • Austin ISD Performing Arts Center
    1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd.
    Austin, TX  78723

    This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. 

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