Monday, November 16, 2020

Lumedia Musicworks debuts ‘Welcome to the West’ online November 20, 2020

Multimedia concert film “Welcome to the West” premieres online at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20. Music includes sonatas, concertos, traditional fiddling, folk tunes and 1940s western swing, and the performance features contemporary and historic film footage and photographs from the Library of Congress.

Dallas-based Lumedia Musicworks, a nonprofit performance organization committed to showcasing and performing early music, partnered with videographers and cowboy poets from Texas, Wyoming, Nevada, South Dakota and Utah for the third production in Lumedia’s 2020-21 season. The concert spotlights a day in the life of a rancher in the American West. It includes on-screen titles, subtitles and a digital program with notes on the production.

The concert is hosted by vocalist Julianna Emanski of Frisco, Lumedia’s artistic director. Tickets are $12-$20. The performances will be available on-demand at that link until 11:59 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, CST.

Because of coronavirus concerns, all of Lumedia Musicworks’ performances are online this season. See their website for a full schedule of events.

Click here to see the trailer.

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