Now in its second season, Ensemble Settecento is an Austin-based ensemble dedicated to presenting historically-informed performances of musical works from the 17th and 18th centuries. At its core, Ensemble Settecento aims to explore and present Renaissance, Baroque, and Classic-era compositions, in the process simultaneously entertaining and educating their audiences. With programming that is both innovative as well as carefully researched by artistic director Billy Traylor, the ensemble seeks
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.