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    Austin Chamber Ensemble presents its 40th Season with works for soprano and piano showcasing the premiere of Ethan Wickman’s If You Have Not Been Drinking Love with text by Daniel Ladinsky, inspired by the 14th-century Persian Sufi poet Hafez of Shiraz. The program will include a brief video segment of the composer, Ethan Wickman, discussing this amazing work. The concert video will also include the song cycle Days and Nights by Lori Laitman, and a set of four-hand piano works including 'Variations on a Shaker Melody' from Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland. In addition to the poetry inspired by Hafez, the works include texts by Robert Browning, Emily Dickinson, and Christina Rossetti.

    Our season concert video will feature soprano Claire Vangelisti and pianists Richard Seiler and Martha Mortensen Ahern.

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