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Awards and Reviews
Texas Early Music Project and has been
honored and delighted to take home many awards and to receive
rave reviews over the years. We appreciate all the
people who have contributed their talent and energy
to TEMP, and the support of our
audiences who have made it all possible.
"Well, you could have knocked me over
with a well-placed trill."
- Daniel Johnson, Artistic Director
“Extraordinarily creative and remarkably relevant, TEMP says that Hildegardâ€™s music resonates through the centuries and invites the public to experience history from an auditory perspective.”
Read the full article, “Texas Early Music Project brings old-school classical music to Austin,” showcasing our Living Waters: Works of Hildegard von Bingen program.
– Shelly Seale, Contributor to CultureMap Austin
Our program The Tudors: From Henry to Elizabeth is listed as a Critics’ Pick in The Austin Chronicle Fall Arts Issue: “Fall Arts Issue Critics Picks
From the Arts Harvest, our critics pluck choice treats”
by Robert Faires, Wayne Alan Brenner, Adam Roberts, Dan Solomon, and Elizabeth Cobbe.
Our program Noches, Noches:
Sephardic Songs of Love & Life is previewed on ATXclassical by Marc van Bree: Texas Early Music Project Highlights Five Hundred Years of Sephardic Music.
“…the highlight of the concert for me was the gorgeous “Seven Rejoices of Mary,” a traditional Irish carol arranged by Johnson.…Indeed, it provided one of the night’s most recognizable and soulful offerings.”
Read the full Austin Chronicle review of our Christmas concert, “Noël: An Early Christmas Eurotour,” by Adam Roberts.
– Adam Roberts, Arts Contributor for The Austin Chronicle
“For more than two decades, TEMP has been Austin's ambassador to lesser-known medieval, Renaissance, and baroque music, celebrating with each performance a spirit of discovery for performer and listener alike.”
Read the full Austin Chronicle review of our Harmonia Ariosa program featuring Laurie Young Stevens and Friends: “Harmonia Ariosa: Texas Early Music Project delivered a magical night of live music and discovery,” by Michael Kellerman.
– Michael Kellerman, Arts contributor for The Austin Chronicle
“Harmonies had a richness and depth all evening, and the instrumentalists showed brilliant control, dynamics and sensitivity.…the ensemble seemed confident and relaxed, which made it a pleasure to watch.”
Read the full Austin American-Statesman review of our Convivencia: The Three Worlds of Renaissance Spain program: “Review: Texas Early Music Project’s ‘Convivencia’,” by Luke Quinton.
– Luke Quinton, Arts contributor for the Austin American-Statesman
“Daniel Johnson loves early music’s purity of sound and intimacy, and he’s not alone.”
Read the full Austin Chronicle article, “Early to Rise,” highlighting Artistic Director, Daniel
Johnson, and the early years of TEMP.
– Robert Faires, Arts Editor for The Austin Chronicle
“Daniel Johnson and the Texas Early Music Project Baroque Orchestra imbue the music with spirit and class, and the singers relish the material, their voices bobbing and bouncing and ever so lightly riding it into the heavens.”
Read the full Austin Chronicle article, “Alcina: Mystery Pageant,” by Robert Faires.
–Robert Faires, Arts Editor for The Austin Chronicle
“We wanted to raise the public awareness that quality period performances of early music were available in our community on a much bigger scale, that people didn't have to go elsewhere to hear this important and increasingly popular music.”
Read the full Austin Chronicle article, “PostFest: Organizers of Three Recent Arts Festivals Pass on Lessons Learned,” by Robert Faires.
–Artistic Director, Daniel Johnson, and Administrative Coordinator, Wendy Brockett
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