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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Austin Symphony Orchestra & Lake Travis High School Musicians Perform Together

Picture of Peter Bay conducting the Austin Symphony Orchestra

Mark your calendars for November 16, 2019 when members of the Austin Symphony Orchestra and students with Lake Travis High School perform together at “A Night with the Austin Symphony Orchestra.” Peter Bay will conduct the performance with participation by Anna Macias, Director for the Lake Travis High School Orchestra and Richard Hicks, Director for the Lake Travis High School Band. The special concert, brought to you by the City of Lakeway Arts Committee, will take place at Lake Travis Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 16.


This magical night begins with a performance by members of the Austin Symphony Orchestra with musical selections St. Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, No. 2 by Gustav Holst and Symphony No. 28 in A Minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Then, the night will crescendo to a collaborative performance with the Austin Symphony Orchestra and more than two dozen Lake Travis High School musicians. Their collaboration will lead off with selections from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky and close with selections from the Gustav Holst suite The Planets.


Tickets are on sale now at the Lake Travis Performing Arts Center or online at www.ltisdschools.org/finearts. You can also click here to go directly to the ticket site. Ticket prices range from $15 to $50 for the evening performance. You can also visit www.lakeway-tx.gov for more information and details about the musical selections for the evening.


Enjoy a comfortable starry night indoors with “The Planets” during this unique collaborative performance.


Program Details: 


"A NIGHT WITH

THE AUSTIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA" (Peter Bay, Music Director)

AND LAKE TRAVIS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (Anna Macias, Orchestra Director and Richard Hicks, Band Director)

November 16, 2019

7:30 pm


PETER BAY, conductor


AUSTIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA:


GUSTAV HOLST                            St. Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, No. 2

                                                                        I. Jig (Vivace)

                                                                        II. Ostinato (Presto)

                                                                        III. Intermezzo (Andante con moto)

                                                                        IV. Finale: The Dargason (Allegro)


WOLFGANG AMADÉ MOZART   Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K. 201

                                                                        I. Allegro moderato

                                                                        II. Andante

                                                                        III. Menuetto and Trio

                                                                        IV. Allegro con spirit


LAKE TRAVIS HIGH SCHOOL AND AUSTIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS:

 

MODEST MUSSORGSKY

arr. Michael Sweeney                      Pictures at an Exhibition

                                                                        Promenade – The Hut of Baba Yaga –

                                                                        The Great Gate of Kiev


GUSTAV HOLST

arr. Johnnie Vinson                          Suite from The Planets       

                                                                          Mars – Venus - Jupiter

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