Thursday, September 17, 2009

Classical Spotlight: Carmina & more

2009-2010 marks the 70th anniversary of the San Antonio Symphony. The occasion features Alison Trainer, soprano; Scott Scully, tenor; Michael Mayes, baritone; San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers; Children's Chorus of San Antonio; Alamo Heights United Methodist Church Choir; San Antonio Choral Society; and University United Methodist Church Choir in Carl Orff's Carmina Burana.
Ken David Masur will conduct and also have violinist Gil Shaham play Barber's Concerto, Opus 14. The concert @ the Majestic Theatre is sold out. Their regular season starts next week and we look forward to Brahms, Shostakovich and Dvorak next week.
Masur stopped by and talked to host John Clare about the concert, watch their discussion here:

This Sunday, September 20, Heart of Texas Concert Band plays @ the Alamo, starting at 2pm. The program, Six Flags over Texas, features music for the Lone Star state, including band works by Anderson, Lerner, Alvarez, Barnes & Reed.

Finally, next Tuesday, September 22, Olmos Ensemble celebrates their 15th Anniversary Gala with Sergei Prokofiev's Quintet, Op. 39 and the Schubert Octet in F, D. 803. Tuesday evening's concert starts at 7:30 PM @ the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio.

1 comment:

Jorge A said...

AAAARGGG! Sold Out!.....thats what I get for waiting. Well, look forward to the rest of the season. Great interview.