ALIAS Collaborates with Nashville Ballet – May 17-19

Emergence pic


ALIAS Performing in May in Collaboration with

Nashville Ballet’s “Emergence” Series

May 17-19, 2012


ALIAS Chamber Ensemble teams up with the Nashville Ballet for its “Emergence” series on May 17-19, 2012. This series stands in place of ALIAS’ usual Spring Concert event. (Click here to buy tickets from the Nashville Ballet)

“We are really excited to perform with one of Nashville’s premier arts organizations, especially on such a creative project,” ALIAS Artistic Director Zeneba Bowers says. “It’s a chance for our musicians to show yet another facet of their artistry.”

Emergence also features a new work by Paul Vasterling to an original score composed by ALIAS cellist Matt Walker. CLICK HERE FOR AN INTERVIEW WITH BALLET DIRECTOR PAUL VASTERLING AND ALIAS CELLIST (AND COMPOSER) MATT WALKER

The program will be complemented by visual art by Watkins College of Arts, Design and Film.

Click here for the full article about the collaboration.

Nashville Ballet “Emergence” Series Featuring ALIAS Chamber Ensemble

Martin Center for Nashville Ballet (directions)

Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 19 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The program includes:

  • Heinrich Biber Sonata Representativa for violin and continuo (1669)
  • Peter Schickele String Quartet No. 1, “American Dreams” (1983)
  • Kevin Puts And Legions Will Rise for clarinet, violin and marimba (2001)
  • Matt Walker “Arabian Blues” for clarinet, English horn, viola and cello – commissioned by the Nashville Ballet (2011)