With the new “Taco Fest: Music y Mas” scheduled at La Villita on the second weekend in April, the future of the Maverick Music Festival is uncertain.
As director of cultural affairs for HemisFair ’68, Arnold “Pic” Swartz helped guide San Antonio from to new horizons of cultural sophistication.
Opera San Antonio is undergoing its second leadership change in recent months, with the hiring of Adam Diegel as artistic director. Diegel replaces Enrique Carreón-Robledo, who had been general and artistic Director of the company.
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.
The concept of heroism and heroes looms large in this weekend’s SA Symphony concerts, which features selections to honor Martin Luther King Jr.
San Antonio Symphony musicians ratified the contract at its concert rehearsal Thursday – an agreement that preserves current salaries and does not cut any players.
County Judge Wolff and Mayor Nirenberg on Tuesday announced a plan aimed at incentivizing the Symphony Society of San Antonio to privately fundraise.
Nirenberg was frank about the challenges in developing more robust community support, raising money for the current season, and developing a long-term sustainable business plan.
I can’t imagine the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts without the San Antonio Symphony and a vibrant season of orchestral programs.
The $203 million transformation of the historic Municipal Auditorium that reopened as the Tobin in 2014 was conceived and designed to be the home of this city’s performing arts organizations – the opera, ballet, the youth orchestra, and others – but the symphony is the bedrock foundation of them all.
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, the San Antonio Symphony’s musical director and conductor, announced to a Tricentennial Celebration concert audience Friday night that the orchestra’s shows would go on, reversing the announced cancellation of the Symphony’s season.