Oct 7, 2012 “Fusion of the Worlds”

Oct 7, 2012 “Fusion of the Worlds”

Sunday at 3:00 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 2:00 PM. Seating at 2:40 PM Celtic Queen of Silk Road Project with Yo-Yo Ma Cristina Pato, on bagpipes, will be joined by Victor Prieto on accordion, John Hadfield on percussions, and duoJalal’s Kathryn Lockwood on viola and Yousif Sheronick on eastern percussions. A fascinating musical trip around the...

Dec 9, 2012, “Invocation”

Dec 9, 2012, “Invocation”

Sunday at 3:00 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 2:00 PM. Seating at 2:40 PM The Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quintet, or RAAQ, will feature jazz guitarist Rez Abbasi and fellow musicians Dave Binney, Vijay Iyer, Michael Sarin, and Johannes Weidenmueller as they blend traditional jazz with sounds influenced by their Indian, New York and Southern California...

FRIDAY, January 18, 2013: A Little Nightmare Music

FRIDAY, January 18, 2013: A Little Nightmare Music

Friday at 7:30 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 6:30 PM. Seating at 7:10 PM Performed by classical music and comedy duo Aleksey Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo, A Little Nightmare Music is a unique show, full of virtuosity, enchanting music and zany, outrageous humor. Ideal for audiences aged 8 to 88, this show is sure to captivate and crack you up, whether you’re a classical music enthusiast or the type who runs for cover at the mere mention of Mozart. Please note the special date and time (Friday at 7:30 PM) for this concert.  Tickets for other Main Stage...

Feb 24, 2013, “Musical Generations”

Feb 24, 2013, “Musical Generations”

Sunday at 3:00 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 2:00 PM. Seating at 2:40 PM We are very excited to welcome back the famous concert pianist from Germany, Lilya Zilberstein, joined by her two gifted sons Anton, 16, and Daniel, 19. Youth Orchestra of San Antonio will accompany the trio in a virtuoso performance, bringing a colorful program to the stage, including Mozart Concerto for 3 Pianos and Brahms for one, two and three...

May 19, 2013, “Russian Extravaganza with Barynya”

May 19, 2013, “Russian Extravaganza with Barynya”

Sunday at 3:00 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 2:00 PM. Seating at 2:40 PM Barynya, the Russian dancing ensemble from New York, will dazzle your imagination with a beautiful, festive...

Oct 2, “Mozart and Salieri & Songs of India”

Oct 2, “Mozart and Salieri & Songs of India”

Sunday, 3:00 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 2:00 PM. Seating at 2:40 PM Our Main Stage at McAllister Auditorium series begins on October 2, 2011 as we present the one-act opera in two scenes, Mozart and Salieri, by Rimsky-Korsakov; directed by Artistic Director of San Antonio’s AtticRep, Roberto Prestigiacomo, performed by world-famous Russian baritone bass, Nikita Storojev, and Chicago tenor, Michael Burgess; staged with period furniture and costumes, and performed in Russian with English surtitles.  This presentation marks MBAW’s first...

Dec 11, “Golden Fingers and Golden Toes”

Dec 11, “Golden Fingers and Golden Toes”

Sunday, 3:00 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 2:00 PM. Seating at 2:40 PM Golden Fingers, an international group of six pianists hailing from destinations as diverse as Mexico, Russia, Georgia, Belorussia, Germany and the United States, present an exciting, eccentric program of pianists in different combinations, culminating with a one-of-a-kind interpretation of Liszt’s “Hexameron” for six pianists. Golden Toes, four classical ballet dancers from New York, dance the WORLD PREMIER of the new ballet “Fables,” created by internationally renowned...

Jan 22, “Beethoven in the Style of Jazz”

Jan 22, “Beethoven in the Style of Jazz”

Sunday, 3:00 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 2:00 PM. Seating at 2:40 PM Partnering with the San Antonio Symphony in the City-Wide Beethoven Festival, we present an international collaboration between Russian-trained musicians Valery Grokhovski, piano, Mark Cheikhet, violin, and Boris Andrianov, cello, and local jazz musicians, Adam Booker, bass, and Darren Kuper, drums; all brilliant musicians with the rare ability to switch flawlessly from Classical to Jazz, and back again.  The program includes unique jazz interpretations of works by Beethoven and...

Feb 19, “Geri Allen”

Feb 19, “Geri Allen”

Sunday, 3:00 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 2:00 PM. Seating at 2:40 PM In celebration of Black History Month, this jazz offering features internationally known pianist and composer, Geri Allen. Hailed as “a jazz pianist who dares to follow an unmarked road” (The New York Times), pianist/composer Geri Allen is a true original. Rhythmically subtle yet startlingly provocative, Allen respects the jazz tradition, but refuses to be bound by it, and her original works journey into constantly adventurous areas, always seeking out new musical avenues. Since...

May 20, “Caribbean Express”

May 20, “Caribbean Express”

Sunday, 3:00 PM at McAllister Auditorium, on the campus of San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Plenty of free parking. Box Office opens 2:00 PM. Seating at 2:40 PM This program will feature world-famous folkloric ensemble, Gibaro de Puerto Rico, known for their dynamic, fiery performances. The narrated musical historic presentation, staged with period costumes, will take us on a Caribbean voyage through the history of Latin music from its roots to the present. The first half will explore the influence of Taíno, Spanish, and African cultures, through Puerto Rican folkloric music that will make you sing and dance in your seats.  The...