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June 12, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm

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Join the Austin Civic Orchestra in its June installment of “The Beat Goes On,” a series of virtual events featuring ACO musicians organized into chamber ensembles – strings, wind and brass ensembles.  The concert will be streaming on our YouTube and Facebook pages.

  1. Tamborito and Cumbia y Congo from Danzas de Panama by William Grant Still (String Ensemble)
  2. Tango: Por Una Cabeza by Carlos Gardel, arr. Matthew Naughtin (Keeping Strings Weird String Quartet)
  3. A Suite of Irish Dances, Traditional, arr. Matthew Naughtin (Keeping Strings Weird String Quartet)
  4. Rialto Ripples Rag for Wind Quintet by George Gershwin & Will Donaldson, trans. David Bussick (ACO Woodwind Quintet)
  5. L’Oiseau des bois, Op.21 (The Bird in the Woods) by Franz Doppler (Horn quartet, plus Flute)
  6. “The Beatles” for 4 Bassoons, John Lennon & Paul McCartney, arr. John Glenesk Mortimer (Bassooner the Better)

None of this would be possible without your continued support and donations. If you would like to make a donation, please click here.

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