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Musical Portraits

  • AISD Performing Arts Center 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd Austin, TX 78723 (map)

The highlight of this program, in observance of Black History Month, will be the classic Lincoln Portraitby Aaron Copland, narrated by local performing artist Tim O'Brien. Selections from The Sound of Musicwill celebrate the 50th anniversary of that legendary Broadway musical and motion picture. Remaining selections create vivid musical portraits of people and places that will stir the audience's musical imagination.

Richard Floyd conducts.

Guest Artist: Tim OBrien, Narrator


  • In This Broad Earth - Steven Bryant

  • Lincoln Portrait - Aaron Copland, tr Walter Beeler

    • Guest Artist Tim O'Brien, Narrator

  • Diamond Tide - Viet Cuong

  • La Procession Du Rocio - Joaquin Turina, arr Alfred Reed

  • Avellyn’s Lullaby - Joel Puckett

  • The Sound of Music - Rodgers and Hammerstein, arr Robert Russell Bennett

Click here to download a PDF of the concert program.

Earlier Event: November 22
A Fall Tapestry
Later Event: April 3
Music of the Americas