Archive for Month: December 2012

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ALIAS Rings In the Holidays With Donors and Supporters

On December 11, ALIAS founder Zeneba Bowers and co-founder Matthew Walker hosted donors, volunteers, and supporters at a festive holiday gathering at the group’s headquarters in East Nashville. Party attendees mixed and mingled with the ALIAS musicians and Board members, while enjoying homemade holiday treats, mulled wine, hot cider, and […]

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Help Us Keep Up the Momentum…

All of the proceeds from the October Blair performance were donated to ALIAS’ nonprofit partner, Transit Now Nashville. Thanks to the generous support of private donations and business sponsors, ALIAS is able to give back to the community, while fulfilling its mission to achieve innovative repertoire and artistic excellence. Without […]

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October Concert Treats Audience to a Kaleidoscope of Sound

From Baroque to contemporary, ALIAS filled Blair’s Turner Hall with a “sonic color” of performances during their October 30 concert, according to ArtsNash’s John Pitcher. According to Pitcher, the highlight of the show was the group’s rendition of Johann Heinrich Schmelzer’s Sonatae unarum fidium, published in 1664. “In terms of […]

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ALIAS Shines in New Opera Collaboration

Described by music critics as a cross between Gone With the Wind and The Twilight Zone, “The Difficulty of Crossing a Field” premiered November 9, at the Noah Liff Opera Center to rave reviews. Based on an Ambrose Bierce’s short story with libretto by Mac Wellman, David Lang’s mysterious chamber […]

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The Reviews Are In: ALIAS is hitting all the right notes with “Boiling Point”

After Nashville’s all-volunteer ALIAS Chamber Ensemble was nominated for a Grammy for their Naxos recording of Gabriela Lena Frank’s “Hilos,” you’d think these hard-working musicians might take the year off before beginning a new recording project. Think again! Rather than resting on their laurels, ALIAS has just released their new […]