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Ballet Austin is opening their 2019/20 season with a dance and music blockbuster, featuring a classical score that’s a pop culture favorite. You’ve heard the opening strains of CARMINA BURANA played in movies, on radio and TV, and featured in other well-known forms of entertainment. See this powerful work, performed live by the GRAMMY® Award-winning CONSPIRARE Symphonic Choir and Austin Symphony Orchestra, as it’s paired with contemporary choreography by Artistic Director Stephen Mills. Don’t miss this intoxicating mix of music, song, and dance, brought to you live on stage by three of Austin’s premier arts organizations.
Did you know poems by 13th-century priests-in-training inspired the score for CARMINA BURANA? Their musings covered some downright lusty topics, and Composer Carl Orff created unique musical movements to convey the not-so-holy desires represented in their literature. Ballet Austin Artistic Director Stephen Mills describes how his unique movement style connects the dance to the music and storytelling..