Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral Sunday evenings at 6:30pm FREE and Open to the Public! 115 Main Plaza, in the oldest active Catholic cathedral in the nation, in the heart of downtown San Antonio This series was designed after the European model of free concerts in historic destinations like Venice, Florence, and Amsterdam. Our Sunday evening concerts entice listeners to explore the location of several buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places. San Fernando Cathedral, the oldest active Catholic cathedral in the U.S., is the host to world-class musicians on select Sundays. All listeners are invited to meet the...

Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral Performers

Concert schedule A true jewel of the Texas performing scene, Austin Troubadours is an international group of musicians that is dedicated to reviving the beauty of musical masterpieces from Medieval and Renaissance Europe thru performing dances and songs in period costumes with more than 30 authentic period instruments. Founded in 2008 in Austin, Texas by the award-winning lutenist and early music specialist Slobodan Vujisic, a veteran of the European early music scene. Prior to relocating to the United States, Slobodan recorded numerous CD’s and gave over 1,000 performances with his “Ensemble Renaissance”, including such important...

Canellakis-Brown Duo – San Fernando Program

February 1, 2015: Strauss & Golden Greece As a part of the city-wide Strauss Festival, the New York based Canellakis-Brown Duo, “a pair of adventurous young talents” will present a sonata for cello & piano along with their own Greek-flavored compositions. Program Richard Strauss: Sonata for cello and piano in F major, Op 6 (TrV 115) Allegro con brio Andante ma non troppo Finale: Allegro vivo Chopin: Sonata for Cello and Piano, G-minor , Op, 65 Allegro moderato in G minor Scherzo in D minor, Trio in D major Largo in B-flat major Finale. Allegro in G minor, ending in G major Bulgarian/Canellakis: Folk...

Habaneros – San Fernando Program

October 5, 2014 – Viva la Cuba Featuring a sizzling virtuoso quintet with a potpourri of Popurrí – the Habaneros are direct from Havana and will dazzle you with hot Latin American and Western classics. Program Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581        Wolfgang A. Mozart (1789) 35 min I.     Allegro II.    Larghetto III.   Menuetto IV.    Allegretto con variazioni La Bikina Ruben Fuentes Arr: Carlos Suárez Las Margaritas Chucho Valdés Arr: Núñez/L. Pérez Vals Venezolano Adaptation: Idalmis Ulloa, Paquito D’ Rivera Jump Swing Fever Louis Prima, Steve Perry, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills Arr: Jorge Luis Cabrera Contradanza...

Deljavan & Jo – San Fernando Program

November 9, 2014: Under the Tuscan Sun “Oozing with charisma,” Van Cliburn competition favorite – Italian pianist Alessandro Deljavan and Houston Grand Opera soprano Pureum Jo will take you on an enchanting sojourn through Old Europe. Program Scarlatti Sonata K 115 Soler Sonata R. 90, R.89 Schumann Fantasy op. 17 Alessandro Deljavan piano solo Mendelssohn “Hexenlied” Wolf “Nixebinsefuss” Strauss “Junghexenlied” Samuel Barber “Nocturne” Rossini “Aragonese” Pureum Jo, soprano and Alessandro Deljavan,...

Austin Troubadours – San Fernando Program

March 8, 2015 – Pastime with Good Company 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. Program (Renaissance Music from England, France, Italy and Balkans) English Renaissance – Pastime With Good Company (Henry the Eighth) – Kemp’s Jig...

Turks, Tailors and Uncle Moses

April 12, 2015 – Turks, Tailors and Uncle Moses The NYC-based Metropolitan Klezmer 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...