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Conspirare, "Considering Matthew Shepard"

Presented by Conspirare at AISD Performing Arts Center, Austin TX

Feb 20 - 21 2016
Conspirare, "Considering Matthew Shepard"

Conspirare’s Grammy® award-winning Artistic Director Craig Hella Johnson will debut his groundbreaking contemporary oratorio this February. Following a 2014 Grammy for Best Choral performance, and a recent nomination in the same category, the incomparable singers of Conspirare will deliver a poignant concert experience, inspiring hope, compassion and empowerment. An ensemble of 29 singers and eight instrumentalists, including Johnson on piano, will lead the listener through a tapestry of

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$20-$60 (Student $10)

Contact: 512-474-5664

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Additional time info:

–Pre-concert talk by author Elizabeth Neeld one hour before each Austin performance (included in ticket) –Post-concert discussion after each Austin performance. With Robert Kyr (composer), Jason Marsden (Exec. Dir., Matthew Shepard Foundation), and Craig Hella Johnson (included in ticket)

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


AISD Performing Arts Center

1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd., Austin, TX 78723





The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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