Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral merge the historic architecture of the nation’s oldest continuously operating Catholic sanctuary with enchanting music of some of the finest, award-winning artists from around the globe!

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musical evenings at

SAN FERNANDO
+ CATHEDRAL +

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SUNDAYS
at 7pm

FREE and OPEN
to the Public

Season 24

JP Jofre is an Argentine bandoneon player and composer praised as one of today’s leading artists by Great Performers at Lincoln Center. Argentine singer Sofia Tosello and the JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band join him for a dramatic season opener!

Two MBAW founding artists, pianist Valeri Grokhovski and violinist Mark Cheikhet unite with San Antonio favorites bassist Zlatan Redzic and percussionist Darren Kuper to offer a unique interpretation of all-time favorites from Bach to Gershwin.

Celebrating the history of African American culture through music, featuring artists from MBAW’s original documentary “The Quilt”. Including Beverly Houston, Veronica Williams, Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, Ron Wilkins, Aaron Prado and more!

The charismatic Atrium String Quartet from Germany celebrate the 225th birthday of one of the most beloved composers of all time, Franz Schubert.
The Gurwitz International Piano Competition 2020 Gold Medalist Jiale Li returns to San Antonio from China to perform Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Russian String Orchestra, directed under the baton of founder Misha Rachlevsky.

Location & Parking Information

Location & Entry

San Fernando Cathedral is located at 115 Main Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205.

Please enter the Cathedral through either:

1) The front two (2) entrance doors on the front (east side) of the Cathedral, accessible from the Main Plaza.
2) A wheelchair-accessible entrance located on the left (south side) of the Cathedral.

 

Parking

City Paystations and Meters:

City Paystations and Meters (see City logo at Paystations) FREE on Sundays and are all around the area. If you have a disabled parking placard, you may park at these at any day/time for FREE.

 

List of Lot and Garage Parking:
The City of San Antonio – Downtown Parking Search

Recommended lots that are close to the Cathedral:
City Tower Garage (117 W Commerce St) ~ 1 min walk [351 ft]
Houston Street Garage (111 College St) ~ 7 min walk [0.3 mile]
Market Square Lot (612 W Commerce St) ~ 10 min walk [0.5 mile]

Safety Guidelines & Protocols

MBAW will follow all safety and distancing guidelines for fine arts performance halls per the State of Texas, as well any other measures it feels necessary per event from its own discretion for the ensured safety of its attendees. More details about safety guideline details/protocols being enacted will be provided with each concert’s communication and as each date approaches, as per the most updated COVID-19 city and state guidelines and MBAW discretion.
 
 
Most Recent Updates:
  • We are strongly recommending that attendees wear masks and MBAW will have additional masks ready to hand out for those who need one.
  • We will be sanitizing touch hot spots as much as possible, and will also provide sanitizers as needed.
  • Before entry into the Cathedral, we will be providing either a physical program book or a scannable QR code to a digital version. We ask that attendees do not leave any physical program books in the cathedral once the concert is over, for safety concerns.
  • If the COVID situation worsens to a degree that both MBAW and the Cathedral feel it is necessary, it is within our and the Cathedral’s right and discretion as private entities to make the decision to require masks for all attendees entering the building, and we will notify and communicate that clearly before and on the concert date.
  • Also if needed, concerts may shift back to a virtual only format at each date’s discretion.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Are tickets required for entry to the concert?
Yes, but they are free! Seating is first-come-first-served.

How do I get a ticket?
Tickets are available through each event on our event calendar or on Eventbrite

What do I show at the door?
To help our attendants, please have your ticket ready when you get there. Attendants will be ready to scan the QR code located on your ticket (print, email, or app).

What if I forget to get a ticket(s) or don’t have one when I get there?
An attendant at the door can help you register and get in quickly and easily. If you have registered but have forgotten the ticket, an attendant can pull up your name and check you in manually.

What are the current health protocols I need to follow?
Masks are currently strongly encouraged. The event organizer may make the decision to require masks at any time leading up to the event.

How do I get to the San Fernando Cathedral? Where do I park?
See location and parking information above.

Can I take picture(s) or video(s) at the concert?
No flash photography. We ask that you limit photos or videos to a minimum during the actual performance as a courtesy to our artists.

Is there a dessert reception after the concerts like last physical season?
Until further notice, the “Meet The Artist” receptions after performances will be cancelled due to health & safety concerns.

When will tickets for the next concert of Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral be available?
Tickets for the next concert open up after the previous event has concluded.

Any other questions? Contact us.

    I love it because music is a language that fosters understanding among God’s people on earth.”

    -Amble Hernandez Caseres