Chamber music as it should be heard – in chambers!
Become a member of our Musical Family!
The Musica Viva! concert series gives music lovers an opportunity to experience live performance up close and personal
at the most beautiful homes in San Antonio.
Salon-style concerts by international artists followed by a fully catered dinner and wine reception create one of a kind intimate musical experiences.
Seating is limited, purchase your membership today!
Musica Viva: Gifts between $1,000 and $2,499
· Complimentary subscription for two to four Musica Viva! salon concerts
· Complimentary membership for two to the International Music Festival 2014
· Name printed in season program book and member newsletter
Call Anya Grokhovski at 210-725-1137 for more information
Habaneros, direct from Havana: Virtuoso Clarinetist Alden Ortuño Cabezas with a String Quartet comprised of members of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba will dazzle guests with classical selections by American, European and Cuban Composers along with Latin Danzons. Mr. Ortuno Cabezas will take the saxophone while fellow musician double as percussionists! Click here for program
November 8, 2014
“He played with an authentic fire, coupled with an airy, sun-kissed tone” - review from the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition confirmed that Italian pianist Alessandro Deljavan is one of the most accomplished and charismatic musicians of his generation and captured the first-ever John Giordano Jury Discretionary Award for his outstanding solo & chamber music performances. Deljavan began piano before the age of 2, recorded his first CD under the Stradivarius label at age 15 and graduated “G Verdi” in Piano at the Milan Conservatory just a year later! In over fifteen years of concert performances he has been applauded worldwide from Austria to Italy, Argentina, Belgium, South Korea, France, Germany, Slovakia, Poland and the United States.
Hailed as “a pair of adventurous young talents” by Time Out New York, the Canellakis-Brown Duo captivate audiences with their superb musicianship and thrilling performances. Comprised of cellist Nicholas Canellakis and pianist/composer Michael Brown the Duo appeared at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in 2013. The Duo combine masterpieces from the standard repertoire with original compositions and arrangements; they also produce and star in a YouTube comedy series “Conversations with Nick Canellakis,” where they conduct satirical interviews with stars of the classical music world! Click here for program
Founded in 2008 in Austin, Texas by the award-winning lutenist and early music specialist Slobodan Vujisic, the Austin Troubadours is an international group of instrumentalists and singers that is dedicated to reviving the beauty of musical masterpieces from Medieval and Renaissance Europe. Seven musicians in period costumes with more than 30 authentic period instruments perform dances and songs of Medieval and Renaissance Europe. Click here for program.
The NYC-based Isle of Klezbos sextet approaches tradition with irreverence and respect. The soulful, fun-loving powerhouse all-women’s klezmer has toured from Vienna to Vancouver since 1998. Band repertoire ranges from rambunctious to entrancing: neo-traditional folk dance, mystical melodies,Yiddish swing & retro tango, late Soviet-era Jewish drinking songs, re-grooved standards, and genre-defying originals. Isle of Klezbos concert footage has been broadcast internationally on CBS & CNN. Klezbos bandmates were profiled by NPR’s Hey Ladies project. The band also made studio recordings of Klezbos arrangements for double platinum, Grammy-nominated Scissor Sisters, and performed at the special request of artist Kiki Smith for the dedication of her new stained glass window at the Eldridge Street Synagogue. Click here for program.