A Musical Bridges Around the World Membership Series 

Five salon concerts on select Saturday evenings in some of San Antonio’s magnificent venues.

Season 26 Schedule

Duo Baldo look at each other while playing


Sponsored by Fa Winsborough, Psychotherapist

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!

Janoska Ensemble perform in front of red background


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.

Calmus Ensemble poses in professional attire.


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.

Leonardo Colafelice leans on side of piano, towards camera.


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.

Dmitri Illarionov and Boris Andrianov pose for picture, with instruments.

AIRE | 11 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 Details

Membership Dues & Benefits | $2,000 Annually or $165 Monthly ($20 Discount)

Membership for Two (2) individuals to Five (5) Saturday evening salon concerts & dinner with award-winning artists in some of San Antonio’s most magnificent homes and venues, which includes:

  • International Cuisine & Wine followed by Coffee & Dessert
  • Private Performance by Acclaimed MBAW Artists
  • Inclusion in select MBAW Print & Virtual Materials
  • Musica Viva Signature Lapel Pin

Please contact Erika Hicks at erika@mbaw.org or 210.464.1534 ext. 7 to be added to the waitlist.

General Policies

  • 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.
  • RSVP Policy: Please RSVP by the deadline written on your printed and electronic invitations. Because a final headcount is submitted to our catering partner in advance, late RSVPs may not be accommodated.
  • Guest Policy: Should there be availability, you may join the waitlist for one-time guests (outside of your membership benefits) with a donation of $250 per guest. Please contact Erika Hicks to check availability.

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 AgeConcert series in senior living communities and centers throughout Bexar County. This program frees residents of any logistical/financial challenges concerning transportation or ticketing fees.

Thank you again so much for including me in what was a mesmerizing evening! It was truly spellbinding!”

Kati McAllister