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Silver Jubilee: Celebrating the Founders | UNITYFest

2 February 2023 | 7:00 pm

Free & Open to the Public, Tickets Required for Entry
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Musical Bridges Around the World’s first performers were members of CEO Anya Grokhovski’s family, students, and friends. This concert brings them together again, as Anya takes the stage with pianist Valeri Grokhovski, bassist Zlatan Redzic, percussionist Darren Kuper, violinist Mark Cheikhet, pianist Elena Portnaya, Agarita Chamber Ensemble, and mezzo-soprano Veronica Williams. All generations of musicians will unite in celebrating, reuniting, and contributing to a shared peace that comes through music.

Doors, Check-In, Seating

  • 6 PM – Doors/seating open promptly for registered ticket holders. Please have your printed or digital QR code ready to scan at the door. Seating is unassigned.
  • 6:30 PM – Doors/seating opens for any waitlisted individuals or walk-ins (who can be registered at the door). Seating is unassigned.
  • 7 PM – Performance starts.

Waitlist & Walk-ins Policies

Once ticket registration fills up, all others will be subject to join a waitlist. MBAW will check in with ticket holders multiple times leading up to the concert if they are still coming. Any cancellations will open ticket registration to those on the waitlist. Because it is a free event, MBAW will open seating to anyone still on the waitlist (and any walk-ins) at 6:30 PM, 30 minutes before the performance. Seating is unassigned.

Location & Parking

  • The concert will be in the Buena Vista Theater at the UTSA Downtown Campus on 501 W. César Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, Texas 78207.
  • Free parking is available on Cattleman’s Square Lot north of campus adjacent to Buena Vista Street. Google Maps link to Lot

Program Books & Artist Signings

MBAW’s 25th Anniversary Season books with in-depth festival programs will be available for sale at each UNITYFest event for $20 (tax-free – cash, card, checks accepted) or for preorder online here for pickup at the event (provide name on order). Performing artists will be available to sign after the concert.

About UNITYFest & Sponsors

UnityFest creates meaningful connections through cross-cultural collaborations and celebrates our common humanity. A union of classical and contemporary music from near and far defines our place in this melting pot that is San Antonio. Thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts for sponsoring UNITYFest 2023!

~~Note: Use of Downtown Conferences and Events is not an endorsement of the event or organization by UTSA or DCE.~~


2 February 2023
7:00 pm
Free & Open to the Public, Tickets Required for Entry
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Buena Vista Theater, UTSA Downtown Campus
501 W César E Chávez Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78207 United States