Thursday, November 12, 2009

Classical Spotlight: Everything @ once

Lots of concerts on this weekend, and many of them at the same time, Sunday afternoon @ 3pm!

The San Antonio Brass play Friday night in Kerrville, and Sunday afternoon @ 2pm in San Antonio. More on their website, and an interview with Lee Hipp on the TPR website.

Antonio Barasorda, tenor, will visit and serenade San Antonians Sunday, November 15th, at 3pm, at the Charline McCombs Empire Theater for the Puerto Rican Heritage Society's 25th Anniversary. Barasorda, visiting the area for the first time, will sing varied repertoire of Latin American popular songs, as well as songs from zarzuelas, operettas, operas, Broadway musicals and bohemias. Listen to his interview here.

Sunday, November 15 at 3 p.m. at Coker United Methodist Church, the "Arts at Coker" series presents the woodwind trio ETA3 in a FREE concert.

Sunday, November 15 at 3 p.m. at Travis Park United Methodist Church violinist Karen Stiles and pianist Vivienne Spy will offer Camerata San Antonio's recital. Listen to their interview here.

The San Antonio Symphonic Band, under the direction of conductor, Dr. Donald K. Miller, will be performing it’s first concert of the 2009-2010 series on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at UTSA Downtown Campus, Buena Vista Theater followed by a second performance on Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. at the same location. A guest appearance by The Black Bexar Pipe Band will be made during the performance. Program theme: Across The Pond.

Heart of Texas Concert Band plays "Symphonic Songs For Band" this Sunday at 3:00pm with Heather Blount, Soprano Soloist at Alamo Heights High School. Mark Rogers directs, and you can listen to his interview here.

Please note, the Texas Bach Choir concerts scheduled for this weekend November 14th and 15th have been canceled. They are now without an Artistic Director as Daniel Long, who served with TBC since 1990 has resigned.

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