Sustaining an ongoing opera company in San Antonio the way Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin have done has proven elusive.
Alamo City Opera is hoping to turn more of the local community on to opera by providing a production that is in a language familiar to many San Antonians.
The massive, still-maturing bass-baritone has carried him from obscurity to budding celebrity, from a lonely cell to an international stage.
Mark Richter wants you to forget everything you know about opera.
For nearly two centuries, San Pedro Creek played a key role in San Antonio’s growth and development and its waters were regarded by the native people who lived alongside it as a viable life source.
Thursday’s groundbreaking event for Phase 1 of the $175 million San Pedro Creek Improvements Project (SPCIP) strayed from the typical hard hat and shovel-wielding ceremony.
While the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts has become a staple venue for opera, ballet, and theater in San Antonio, performance art aficionados would be remiss to overlook the latest production by Opera Piccola of San Antonio taking place just a few blocks south this weekend.
“Writing about Music,” the saying goes, “Is like dancing about architecture.” That may be a glib line but it accurately speaks to the difficulty of translating the essence of one media into another. Describing music in print may be hard, but so too is describing architecture.