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The Stars Come Out featuring Stephen Williamson, Clarinet

  • AISD PAC 1500 Barbara Jordan Boulevard Austin, TX, 78723 United States (map)


  • Cityscape - Scott Boerma

  • An Outdoor Overture - Aaron Copland

  • The Seal Lullaby - Eric Whitacre

  • Concertino in E-flat major, Op.26 - Carl Maria von Weber

    • Guest Artist Stephen Williamson, Clarinet

  • Café 512 - Ryan George

    • Intermission

  • Light Cavalry Overture - Franz von Suppé, arr Loras John Schissel

  • Florentiner March - Julius Fučík, ed John R Bourgeois

  • Metamorphosis on an Original Cakewalk - Daniel Kallman

  • Sea Songs - Thomas Knox

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About our Guest Artist:

Stephen Williamson is the principal clarinetist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Riccardo Muti. Mr. Williamson recently was the principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic (2013-14 season) under Alan Gilbert as well as principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (2003-11) under James Levine. In addition, he has been a frequent guest principal clarinetist with the Saito Kinen Festival Orchestra in Japan under Seiji Ozawa.

Mr. Williamson is currently on the faculty of DePaul University in Chicago, IL. He has served on the clarinet faculty at Columbia University and the Mannes College of Music in New York City, as well as at the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan. He has recorded for the Sony Classics, Telarc, CRI, BMG, Naxos and Decca labels and can be heard on numerous film soundtracks. Most recently, Mr. Williamson was a featured soloist with the CSO under the baton of John Williams, recording his Oscar-nominated score for Steven Spielberg's film, "Lincoln.”