Welcome
to La Follia

Based in Austin, Texas, we perform music from the time of Bach, Vivaldi, and Mozart. We use instruments and performances practices appropriate to the period, so you experience the music exactly as the composers experienced it. We strive to entertain, enlighten, and inspire.

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CLIPS FROM Our Last Concert:
Mozart and Haydn Masterworks

Announcing Our
2016-2017 Concert Season

Nora the  Piano Cat August 27 (8pm) August 28 (4pm)  Photo credit for Nora: Burnell Yow Animal House A family-friendly concert featuring music celebrating our furry and feathered friends.  With special guest Robert Faires as narrator.  Included are Saint-Saëns'  Carnival of the Animals, Bach-Stokowski's Sheep may safely graze, and the Piečaitis Catcerto with Nora the Piano Cat.

Nora the  Piano Cat
August 27 (8pm) August 28 (4pm) 
Photo credit for Nora: Burnell Yow

Animal House
A family-friendly concert featuring music celebrating our furry and feathered friends.  With special guest Robert Faires as narrator.  Included are Saint-Saëns'  Carnival of the Animals, Bach-Stokowski's Sheep may safely graze, and the Piečaitis Catcerto with Nora the Piano Cat.

October 8 (8pm) October 9 (4pm) Election 2016 (La Follia Style)  with KMFA  Your vote counts! In our election year spoof, we perform great music and then, based on that, YOU elect the next President and Vice-President of early Classical Music.  Will it be Bach? Or Mozart? Or a surprise like Pachelbel or the “black Mozart” Saint-Georges? Your favorite KMFA announcers host and analyze this momentous event!

October 8 (8pm) October 9 (4pm)

Election 2016
(La Follia Style) 
with KMFA
 
Your vote counts! In our election year spoof, we perform great music and then, based on that, YOU elect the next President and Vice-President of early Classical Music.  Will it be Bach? Or Mozart? Or a surprise like Pachelbel or the “black Mozart” Saint-Georges? Your favorite KMFA announcers host and analyze this momentous event!

January 7 (8pm) January 8 (4pm) Tell me a Story The string ensemble performs music from the Baroque era which tells a story.  Featured are Telemann’s Don Quixote, Biber’s Battle Suite, and Vivaldi’s Winter, from the Four Seasons.

January 7 (8pm) January 8 (4pm)

Tell me a Story
The string ensemble performs music from the Baroque era which tells a story.  Featured are Telemann’s Don Quixote, Biber’s Battle Suite, and Vivaldi’s Winter, from the Four Seasons.

Anton Nel March 4 (8pm) March 5 (4pm) A Chamber Concert with Anton Nel Chamber music on period instruments by Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven.  Featured is Beethoven’s piano quartet, Op. 16. Anton Nel on fortepiano, with Stephen Redfield, violin, Marcus McGuff, flute, Bruce Williams, viola, and Katie Rietman, cello.

Anton Nel
March 4 (8pm)
March 5 (4pm)

A Chamber Concert
with Anton Nel

Chamber music on period instruments by Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven.  Featured is Beethoven’s piano quartet, Op. 16. Anton Nel on fortepiano, with Stephen Redfield, violin, Marcus McGuff, flute, Bruce Williams, viola, and Katie Rietman, cello.

 Suzanne Bona April 1 (8pm) April 2 (4pm) "Fooled Ya!" with KMFA and Suzanne Bona La Follia welcomes Suzanne Bona, creator and host of the nationally syndicated “Sunday Baroque” radio program to help us celebrate KMFA’s 50th anniversary.  In this April Fool’s special, we perform beautiful, often very famous, works, which are either completely misattributed or forgeries.  We also perform fabulous music by mystery composers whose true identities will astonish you.  Great fun with Suzanne personally engaging the audience.

 Suzanne Bona
April 1 (8pm)
April 2 (4pm)

"Fooled Ya!"
with KMFA and Suzanne Bona

La Follia welcomes Suzanne Bona, creator and host of the nationally syndicated “Sunday Baroque” radio program to help us celebrate KMFA’s 50th anniversary.  In this April Fool’s special, we perform beautiful, often very famous, works, which are either completely misattributed or forgeries.  We also perform fabulous music by mystery composers whose true identities will astonish you.  Great fun with Suzanne personally engaging the audience.