A Musical Bridges Around the World Membership Series
Five (5) exclusive Friday evening salon concerts with culinary and wine pairings featuring award-winning artists from around the globe.
Season 26 Schedule
GOLDEN TOUCH | 22 SEPTEMBER 2023
Sponsored by Shigeru Kawai
Gold Medalist of The Gurwitz 2020 International Piano Competition, pianist Jiale Li from China returns for the first time since his victory. Romantic virtuoso masterworks by Chopin, Liszt, and Rachmaninoff will set the tone for a spectacular 26th concert season!
MOSTLY KOSHER | 27 OCTOBER 2023
This musical feast will explode into a global food fight of jazz, Latin, rock, and folk with resounding themes of social justice, human dignity and mutual understanding. Acclaimed klezmer/rock band Mostly Kosher radically reconstructs Judaic and American cultural music through ravenous klezmer beats and arresting Yiddish refrains.
HOLIDAY GIFTS | 8 DECEMBER 2023
Indulge in gourmet musical bites by all-time favorites Kreisler, Schubert and Strauss with Belgian violin-piano duo Jolente de Maeyer and Nikolaas Kende along with U.S. star tenor Eric Taylor of the Houston Grand Opera.
ROMANI RHAPSODY | 5 APRIL 2024
Hungarian virtuoso, Gypsy 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 Gypsies.
AIRE | 10 MAY 2024
The incomparable queen of Latin jazz Magos Herrera is back! The Mexican singer-songwriter, producer and educator will share highlights from her latest album “Aire” featuring original music and jewels from the Great Latin American songbook. Magos will share the stage with guitarist Vinicius Gomes.
Membership Dues & Benefits | $5,000 Annually or $1,250 Quarterly
Membership for Two (2) individuals to Five (5) exclusive Impresario Club Friday evenings with culinary pairings and award-winning artists from around the globe at the historic Roosevelt Library, which includes:
- Champagne & Hors d’oeuvre Welcome Reception
- Celebrity Chef Inspired Seated Dinner
- Sommelier-paired Wines
- Life of an Artist Interview
- Intimate Performance by Acclaimed MBAW Artists
- Gourmet Coffee, Dessert & Digestifs
- Autographed CD from Select Artists & Impresario Club Signature Lapel Pin
- Inclusion in select MBAW Print & Virtual Materials
- Membership Term: Memberships are valid for 365 days (1 year) from the day of your donation. Pending availability, one can join at any time during the year.
- Guest Policy: You may schedule one-time guests with a donation of $500 per guest. Please contact Erika Hicks to check availability.
- Cancellation Policy: If you RSVP to attend but must cancel for any reason, please notify Erika Hicks at your earliest convenience as supper seating is assigned and limited. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 210.464.1534 ext. 7)
How Your Membership Impacts the Community
Your paid membership also supports MBAW’s mission of global arts for all, through 8 free programs to the community such as:
- Musical Sprouts – Educational, arts-infused program where students explore different countries and diverse cultures while learning social emotional skills, core classroom subjects, and experience the arts through live or virtual concerts. Reaching schoolkids in normal, Title-1, and charter schools, homeschoolers, and transitional living centers.
- Golden Age – Concert series in senior living communities and centers throughout Bexar County. This program frees residents of any logistical/financial challenges concerning transportation or ticketing fees.