News & Updates

Season 22 Grand Opening Concert! | Moscow Nights

Season 22 Grand Opening Concert! | Moscow Nights

This Sunday! From Buckingham Palace to the grand opening of Musical Bridges’ 22nd Season, Nina Kotova brings her elegant cello performance to the San Fernando Cathedral, joined by the premier Russian String Orchestra headed by music director Misha Rachlevsky. This free concert is followed by a...

read more
David Robinson Announced as Honorary Chairman!

David Robinson Announced as Honorary Chairman!

David Robinson, 10-time NBA All-Star and one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history, will pay tribute to the role music has played in his life by serving as Honorary Chair of the 2020 Gurwitz International Piano Competition!"I have been blessed to call San Antonio my home for the...

read more
The Gurwitz Announces 12 Contestants!

The Gurwitz Announces 12 Contestants!

~~~~ Check out our feature in the Rivard Report detailing the press conference last Wednesday at the Tobin Center! ~~~ This past Wednesday, we announced via press conference our 12 contestants chosen for the 2020 competition set in January. 76 pianists, from the following 21 nations,...

read more
International Music Festival Returns

International Music Festival Returns

Musical Bridges Around the World’s annual festival features renowned Persian fiddle player Kayhan Kalhor Kayhan Kalhor knows life will always involve the mundane—bills, dishes, work—which is why the Grammy Award–nominated musician says music and culture are so crucial. “Some of us will be...

read more
Weekender: Conjunto, Classical Music And A Stage Musical

Weekender: Conjunto, Classical Music And A Stage Musical

In San Antonio this weekend you'll find plenty of music: Conjunto music, piano music and a musical stage drama. First off: Conjunto all weekend at the Tejano Conjunto Festival. Tejano Conjunto Festival Conjunto was born when Europeans brought accordions to South Texas, and locals paired them with...

read more