Landmarks, the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin, announced today the spring lineup for Songs in the Skyspace, its weekly music series hosted inside James Turrell’s Skyspace, The Color Inside. After a successful launch in fall 2019, the series returns with a dynamic performance roster including opera singer and Armstrong Community Music School director Liz Cass; Stephanie Bergara of Bidi Bidi Banda; Austin Classical Guitar; ukulele from Austin Ukestra; Austin Soundwaves; and several a cappella groups from the university. Beginning in February, the program will run on Sunday evenings at the Skyspace during the sunset light sequence. Reservations are required and can be made online.
Continuing the series’ tradition of presenting works from across musical genres, performances this spring will range from traditional Spanish ballads to 12th-century compositions, representing an eclectic mix of voices and instruments. The performances will activate the Skyspace in new and unexpected ways and provide a sound component to Turrell’s elegant light sequence.
Visitors may learn more about the program and book their free reservations online at turrell.utexas.edu. Please note that reservations tend to fill up three weeks in advance of performances.
Spring 2020 performance schedule:
Feb. 2: Stephanie Bergara (Bidi Bidi Banda)
Feb. 16: Texas Songhorns (A Cappella)
Feb. 23: Absolute Pitch (A Cappella)
Mar. 1: Liz Cass (Opera singer and director of Armstrong Community Music School)
Mar. 8: Austin Classical Guitar
Spring Break Closure
Mar. 29: Beauties and the Beat (A Cappella)
Apr. 5: Absolute Pitch (A Cappella)
Apr. 12: Austin Ukestra (Ukulele)
Apr. 19: Austin Classical Guitar
Apr. 26: Beauties and the Beat (A Cappella)
May 3: Texas Songhorns (A Cappella)
May 10: Noteworthy A Cappella (A Cappella)
May 17: Austin Soundwaves
Landmarks thanks KMFA 89.5, Austin’s independent classical station, for their support of this program.
More information & to make a reservations, visit here.