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Saturday, March 29, 2025
7:30 pm

Musical Mixology

with Stephen Hough and Ensemble ATX

2312 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705,

Stephen Hough returns for a second Austin performance as he joins forces with your very own Ensemble ATX for a riveting evening of chamber music. First, Ensemble ATX dives into Hough’s own String Quartet No. 1, followed by the epic Brahms Piano Quintet. Sir Stephen Hough, a renowned pianist, composer, and writer, was named one of Twenty Living Polymaths by The Economist, is the first classical performer to receive a MacArthur Fellowship, and has been honored with the CBE and a knighthood.

Distinguished mixologist Naren Young will lead our cocktail bar once again this evening. Naren was the creative director at Dante (NYC) from 2015 to 2020. During his tenure, the bar won numerous awards, including being named the best bar in the world on the 2019 World’s 50 Best Bars list. He speaks at many of the world’s biggest bar shows, gives master classes to bar professionals and judges global cocktail competitions. Young’s writing has been featured in Condé Nast Traveler, Eater, Epicurious, Food Republic and Imbibe, and Liquor.com

Doors and cocktail lounge open: 5:30 PM

Concert begins: 7:30 PM

Lounge closes: 11:00 PM

Dress code: Cocktail chic, with the option for elevated elegance


Stephen Hough String Quartet No. 1, ‘Les Six Rencontres’ (Texas premiere)

I. Au boulevard
II. Au parc
III. À l’hôtel
IV. Au théâtre
V. À l’église
VI. Au marché

– intermission– 

Johannes Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor, op. 34

I. Allegro non troppo
II. Andante, un poco adagio
III. Scherzo: Allegro
IV. Finale: Poco sostenuto – Allegro non troppo – Presto non troppo

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