Indulge in gourmet musical bites from Belgian violin-piano duo Jolente De Maeyer and Nikolaas Kende along with U.S. star tenor Eric Taylor of the Houston Grand Opera.
Six semifinalists will each perform a 50-minute recital, performing at least one work by a composer from their own country of origin and one work from a composer of Latin-American or Spanish origin. Three finalists and “Best Performance of a Work by Spanish or Latin Composer” Award are selected.
Three (3) finalists perform with the Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Orchestra artistic director Scott Yoo, renowned violinist and host of the PBS TV series “Now Hear This”. Winners of the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals are chosen.
Hungarian virtuoso violinist, classical master, jazz improviser, and composer Roby Lakatos & His Ensemble make their San Antonio debut with one-of-a-kind fusions of contemporary, classical and jazz elements with the folklore traditions of Hungarian Romani people.