Archive for Month: February 2010

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Spring Concert – May 14, 2010

Closing out the season, and the Emerging Voices series focusing on women composers past and present, is a remarkable string quartet by Guggenheim Fellowship recipient Gabriela Lena Frank. Also on the program is Frank’s Danza de los Saqsampillos for two marimbas. Soprano Sharon Mabry returns to the ALIAS stage to sing three songs by Lili Boulanger. Rounding out the program is a rarely heard work for two cellos by French composer Philippe Hersant, and the well-loved Introduction and Allegro by Maurice Ravel…

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VIDEO: Wine tasting performance

Watch an ALIAS performance from the Feb. 17, 2010 wine tasting event, presented by Woodland Wine Merchant.

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Nashville Scene: ALIAS impresses with under-performed gems, announces bold new commission

An appreciative crowd at last Thursday’s wide-ranging concert by the ALIAS Chamber Ensemble made clear what a strong connection ALIAS has formed with its community, and the announcement of a major new project confirmed the group’s continuing artistic success…

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Tennessean: ALIAS scores major coup with up-and-coming composer

What began as a wouldn’t-it-be-nice chat over soup has evolved into the most ambitious project in the ALIAS Chamber Ensemble’s history…

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ALIAS live on WPLN

On this week’s Studio C on Nashville Public Radio, WPLN 90.3 FM, ALIAS previews its upcoming concert with movements from string quartets by Peter Schickle and Anton Arensky. For photos taken during the live broadcast, click the headline above.