Thursday, September 16, 2010

Classical Spotlight: We're Rockin'

And they are Grammy nominated!
This weekend Camerata San Antonio open their season on the heels of last week’s announcement that they are nominated for two Latin Grammys! Founder Ken Freudigman spoke with host John Clare about their 2010-11 season and what you can expect.

Camerata San Antonio plays Beethoven and Dvorak
Kerrville: Thursday, September 16 @ 7:30pm
Boerne: Friday, September 17 @ 7:30pm
San Antonio: Sunday, September 19 @ 3:00pm
Find out more at

They’re not in Kansas anymore!
The 70s rock band Kansas performs a benefit with the UTSA Orchestra this Friday at 8 p.m. in Trinity University's Laurie Auditorium. Kansas drummer Phil Ehart spoke with Clare about the concert and how they came about, and what you can expect with an orchestra and rock band!
There's more at

They blend as one
The Cooperleaf quintet consists of Ruth Moreland, Soprano/Artistic Director; Amy Phipps, Soprano; Laura Grindle, Alto; Andrew DeVoogd, Tenor; and Steve Wegner, Baritone. Moreland talked with Clare about the group’s repertoire and rehearsals, and what they’ll be up to over the next season singing in art galleries!

Saturday, September 18, 2010 7:30 p.m.
Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church
15415 Red Robin Road, San Antonio, Texas 78255
Donations at the Door
For more information contact Edmund Murray, Music Series Director 210-695-2944

We’re an American Band
The Heart of Texas Concert Band will open its 2010-2011 season at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 19 with a program of light concert favorites. Conductor Mark Rogers stopped by the KPAC studio to share more about the program Sunday afternoon with John Clare…the two discussed Rogers & Hart, Leroy Anderson and the music of Arthur Sullivan.

Sunday, September 19, 2010
3:00 P.M.
Claudia Taylor Johnson High School
23203 Bulverde Rd.
San Antonio, Texas 78259
Find out more at

New Notes for Olmos
The Olmos Ensemble plays music by the Composers Alliance of San Antonio this next week. Four world premieres take place and all of the pieces are relatively new! To tell more about her “Flamethrower” quartet, S. Beth May spoke to John Clare about the work.

September 21st and 22nd, 2010 at 7:30pm
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at the University of Texas at San Antonio Recital Hall
Complete program and notes are at

Listen to the interviews online here at

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