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Austin Civic Orchestra: ‘An American in Paris’ Concert

Presented by Austin Civic Orchestra at Alma Thomas Theater, Georgetown TX

Feb 03 2018
Austin Civic Orchestra: ‘An American in Paris’ Concert

Find yourself transported to the streets of Paris and Havana through George Gershwin’s celebrated music during the Austin Civic Orchestra’s An American in Paris concert on Saturday, Feb. 3 at Southwestern University.

Isabel Tweraser, winner of the university’s 2017 concerto contest and an ACO member, will perform “Hungarian Rhapsody for Cello” by David Popper. Led by Music Director Lois Ferrari and Assistant Conductor Gus Sterneman, the orchestra will also perform: “An American in Paris” and “Cuban Overture” by George Gershwin; “Deep Summer Music” by Libby Larsen; “Piano Concerto, Canzone: Moderato” by Samuel Barber, featuring Toby Blumenthal on piano.

The program begins at 7:30 p.m.

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Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for members of the military, seniors and college students. Admission is free for youth up to the age of 18 and Southwestern University students, faculty and staff (with ID). Patrons can purchase tickets online or at the door. For details and ACO news, visit

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Alma Thomas Theater

Southwestern University, Serofim School of Fine Arts, Fine Arts Center, 1001 East University Avenue, Georgetown, TX 78626

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