Thursday, November 4, 2010

Classical Spotlight: Double up!

This weekend, lots of chances to hear world class musicians and music in and around San Antonio!
Back to the 1930s
The San Antonio Symphony serves up Gershwin, Ravel and Stravinsky this weekend at the Majestic.  Tito Munoz conducts An American in Paris plus Stravinsky's Symphony in C.  Pianist Ryo Yanagitani plays Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand plus Rhapsody in Blue.  More at

Angels and Demons
Violinist Jessica Mathaes serves up a recital with a new work, The Seven Deadly Sins by Paul Reale.  There's also Tartini's Devil's Trill Sonata and the angelic Saint-Saens First Sonata in d minor.  Check it out Friday and Saturday night in Austin.  More at

Double up with Laredo & Robinson
YOSA (Youth Orchestras of San Antonio) Philharmonic sizzles with a concerto for Jamie Laredo and Sharon Robinson by David LudwigTroy Peters also conducts Revueltas' Sensemaya and Beethoven's Seventh Symphony.  Don't miss it Sunday afternoon at 4pm at the Majestic Theater.  Find out more at

Take Manhattan
Coker United Methodist Church music series continues with the Manhattan Piano Trio this weekend.  They play music by Haydn, Schumann, Ravel and Brahms.  More information here.

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