Kevin Puts

Kevin Puts

Event Details
Event Description:

World Premiere by Kevin Puts
Miró Quartet
Daniel Ching, violin
William Fedkenheuer, violin
John Largess, viola
Joshua Gindele, cello
The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra
Gerhardt Zimmermann, conductor

Presented in partnership with the Butler School of Music

The world-renowned Miró Quartet and The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra present a program featuring the world premiere of a piece written for string quartet and chamber orchestra by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts. Puts, a former Butler School of Music faculty member and long-time colleague of the Miró Quartet, composed the work as part of a year-long celebration of the centennial of The University of Texas School of Music which begins with this December 2013 concert.

Returning to Bass Concert Hall after a triumphant centennial performance of Stravinksy’s Le Sacre du Printemps with the Joffrey Ballet, The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra under the baton of maestro Gerhardt Zimmermann, will also perform the Shostakovich Symphony No. 5.

_This world premiere was commissioned for the Miró Quartet and chamber orchestra by Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Society, City Music Cleveland, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra and the Naples Philharmonic. Additional support was provided to Texas Performing Arts by …

Date and Time:Dec. 4 | 8:00 PM
Contact:PAC Ticket Office
Admission:$32.00 - $40.00
Location:Bass Concert Hall (PAC Building) Maps and Directions
Sponsor:Texas Performing Arts