Thursday, October 7, 2010

Classical Spotlight: Trio, Quintets and so much more!

Lots of places to go and ensembles to see!

Not the Nic Cage Apprentice
The San Antonio Symphony hot off of their Music Director's debut goes with Artistic Advisor Christopher Seaman to a romantic classics start with a program that might remind you of jolly old England or Disney's Fantasia!
October 8 & 9, 2010 8:00 pm Majestic Theatre
Christopher Seaman, conductor Jeffrey Swann, piano
Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2, "London"

Remember the popcorn?
Honoring the 50th Anniversary of John Wayne’s movie “The Alamo”, the party is from 6:30 pm – 10:30pm at the Alamo Plaza— in front of the Shrine of Liberty: The Alamo. There will be music and dancing to St. Vincent and the Grenadines & director Brent Watkins. This event has sold out!

It won't take 80 days
This Sunday October 10 at 3:00 p.m. in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Voci di sorelle heads around the world! Their program is Tapestry: A Concert of World Music. They open the season with an eclectic program of music from five continents performed in authentic languages and styles.

From one Society to another
San Antonio Chamber Music Society presents the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center this Sunday at 3:15pm at Temple Beth-El, 211 Belknap Place.
Program is the “Great Quintets” that the CMSLC is touring:
Mozart Viola Quintet, K. 614
Mendelssohn Viola Quintet, Op. 18
Brahms Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115

Lots going on next Tuesday Oct. 12, 2010!
First, Children’s Chorus of San Antonio, CCSA, at 5:30pm in Alamo Heights UMC will make their concert season debut along with our youngest singers, the seven- and eight-year old members of the Prelude Choir, on this fall family favorite. Selections include seasonal favorites and folk tunes and the concert finale will feature six of our young singers in a solo spot!
CCSA’s newest faculty member and director of Prelude Choir, Heather Klossner, will also make her concert debut on Tuesday. Admission to Friends and Family is free and includes a post-concert reception.

Dreamy Violinist
At 6pm Tuesday KPAC presents violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and her new album, Seasons...Dreams... at Antonio Strad Violins. There will be a meet & greet and a chance to have your copy of Seasons...Dreams...autographed. Light snacks from Crumpets will be enjoyed too!

Three's not a crowd!
Finally on Tuesday, the Tuesday Music Club celebrates their new season at 7:30 pm with the Perlman/Schmidt/Bailey Trio at Laurel Heights United Methodist Church. PSB plays Beethoven & Brahms, and other selections to be announced from the stage.

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