Emily Pulley (4/14/2009)
When the curtain goes up April 18th on the Austin Lyric Opera's production of Dialogues of the Carmelites, it will be a native Texan - soprano Emily Pulley - who steps into the spotlight as the lead character "Blanche" - with only 15 days to learn the part!
Emily Pulley (photo courtesy
Herbert Barrett Management)
Sarah Chang (4/09/2009)
The young violinist - who guests with the Austin Symphony on May 1st and 2nd - talks about starting her career at age four, being labeled a prodigy, touring with Austin legend Anton Nel, and using her celebrity status and entertainment fame to further global change.
Sarah Chang
(photo by Cliff Watts)
Diavolo Dance Company (3/31/2009)
Chatting with dancer Philip Flickinger - a third year principal dancer with the Diavolo Dance Company - about the creative process of Diavolo, how the group’s unique performances evolve, and what it takes to tour the demanding production.
Photo courtesy Diavolo
Anton Nel (3/16/2009)
Originally from South Africa, Nel made his professional debut at the age of twelve, where he played Beethoven’s “C Major Concerto” after only two years of study.  A native of Johannesburg, he captured first prizes in all the major South African competitions while still in his teens, toured his native country extensively and became a well-known radio and television personality.
Anton Nel
(photo: The Long Center)
Paul Beutel (3/10/2009)
Since opening its doors one year ago, The Long Center for the Performing Arts has quickly become a fixture in the Austin arts world.  A few months ago, Long Center master mind Cliff Redd secured Paul Beutel to return to Austin - where he saved the Paramount Theatre from obscurity - and become the Managing Director of The Long Center.
Paul Beutel
(photo: The Long Center)
Richard Chamberlain (2/19/2009)
Television and stage icon Richard Chamberlain says he’s having a great time on stage every night.  Currently leading the cast in the national tour of Monty Python’s Spamalot, the esteemed actor is garnering rave reviews across the nation as King Arthur in the hit musical “lovingly ripped off” from the classic 1975 comedy film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Richard Chamberlain
(photo by Greg Gorman)
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