Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble’s 2016-17 season is already underway. This year, the group aims beyond its traditional repertoire.
The piece is for a full orchestra, a full adult chorus, a children’s chorus and three vocal soloists (a soprano, a tenor and a baritone).
Jason Isbell defies “bro-country” with informed criticisms of the American South and masculinity.
“Those curtains open; the lights are going, the fog,” he said. “We have high energy onstage, so the kids were screaming like it was their first concert.”
“We had to piece it together really quick,” he said. “I’m very grateful for the way everything has gone and everyone’s been really supportive of it.”
Schon was born at Tinker Air Force Base and is a member of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.
Tillis is known for hits “All the Good Ones are Gone” and “Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life).”
“Today is a Dust Bowl of a different sort,” Chuck D said. “You have a political climate that’s akin to a Dust Bowl, and it’s swirling in the minds of confused Americans.”
“At that time, when I first started, it was the time for Miss Gay Oklahoma; I was first introduced and completely captivated by it all,” Deveraux said. “I got to meet all of these people, and I remember thinking, ‘Oh, this is a thing here in Oklahoma?’”
Washed Away is Rooney’s first album in nearly six years.