On Saturday, the San Antonio Symphony League is set to announce a community challenge grant of $100,000 to support the Symphony.
Interim Executive Director Michael Kaiser presented the San Antonio's 2018-19 season and future plans to the City Council on Wednesday.
Michael Kaiser recently served as a consultant for the city and county task force examining the financial viability of the San Antonio Symphony.
The San Antonio Symphony will wrap up its tumultuous 2017-18 season with three Pops concerts at the Tobin Center, June 8-10.
The San Antonio Symphony announces its 2018-19 season, featuring a Spring Culinary Festival, a popular Broadway singer, and a focus on accessibility.
The City-County Symphony Transformation Task Force is charged with putting the San Antonio Symphony on stronger long-term financial footing.
Bexar County Commissioners approved a $350,000 matching grant Friday to fund the San Antonio Symphony that will come from money earlier set aside for Tricentennial support.
The San Antonio Symphony currently ranks 55th in terms of national orchestra budgets, says conductor Sebastian Lang-Lessing. Whether recent outpourings of community support can give the struggling Symphony the sustainable future it needs remains an open question.
Viability is a major issue for the San Antonio Symphony, which has struggled to recruit and maintain large corporate and individual donors in its recent past.