Expedition | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Expedition | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

This unusual combination of cellist Boris Andrianov and classical guitarist Dimitri Illarionov is marked with the seal of true genius. Inspired by innumerable and stimulating intercultural encounters, the duo combines classical music and folk tunes in a musical expedition all over the world. They desire to share the world’s vibrant diversity, the planet’s incredible colors and unbelievable contrasts – eliminating physical, historic, or stylistic distances.  Of Andrianov:“His profound musicality and phrasing impresses one almost immediately.”– Zubin Mehta, Director Emeritus of Israel Philharmonic Orchestra“ Of Illarionov:“Illarionov commands...

Joy to the World | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Joy to the World | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

UPDATE: Unfortunately due to travel visa backlog, the Calmus Ensemble vocal group is unable to make it to San Antonio. Fortunately, MBAW favorite Sam Reider & The Human Hands will be performing in their stead. Reider and his ensemble will bring a 21st-century folk music Christmas to San Fernando Cathedral with irresistible melodies, fiery improvisation and otherworldly sounds that collide in what Songlines Magazine dubbed “mash-up of the the Klezmatics, Quintette du Hot Club de France and the Punch Brothers.” –Register for a free ticket now to enter into the concert raffle! Seating is first-come-first-served.– ABOUT...

The Big B’s | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

The Big B’s | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

The Janoska Ensemble, with three Bratislava-born Janoska brothers and their bassist brother-in-law Julius Darvas, have a special way of performing the well-known masterpieces of the greatest classics be they Mozart or the Beatles, in a manner that renders them contemporary and distinctive. The Big B’s, the ensemble’s latest album, features works by composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Bartók, Bernstein and Brubeck, whose art always remained close to the world of improvisation. The works are arranged in the unmistakable Janoska style, beyond the bounds of virtuosity and wit. Check out this music video from their latest Big B’s album:...

Expedition | Musica Viva!

Expedition | Musica Viva!

This unusual combination of cellist Boris Andrianov and classical guitarist Dimitri Illarionov is marked with the seal of true genius. Inspired by innumerable and stimulating intercultural encounters, the duo combines classical music and folk tunes in a musical expedition all over the world. They desire to share the world’s vibrant diversity, the planet’s incredible colors and unbelievable contrasts – eliminating physical, historic, or stylistic distances.  Of Andrianov:”His profound musicality and phrasing impresses one almost immediately.”- Zubin Mehta, Director Emeritus of Israel Philharmonic Orchestra” Of...

The Big B’s | Musica Viva!

The Big B’s | Musica Viva!

The Janoska Ensemble, with three Bratislava-born Janoska brothers and their bassist brother-in-law Julius Darvas, have a special way of performing the well-known masterpieces of the greatest classics be they Mozart or the Beatles, in a manner that renders them contemporary and distinctive. The Big B’s, the ensemble’s latest album, features works by composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Bartók, Bernstein and Brubeck, whose art always remained close to the world of improvisation. The works are arranged in the unmistakable Janoska style, beyond the bounds of virtuosity and wit. Check out this amazing promotional video for the Big B’s...

Expedition | Impresario Club

Expedition | Impresario Club

This unusual combination of cellist Boris Andrianov and classical guitarist Dimitri Illarionov is marked with the seal of true genius. Inspired by innumerable and stimulating intercultural encounters, the duo combines classical music and folk tunes in a musical expedition all over the world. They desire to share the world’s vibrant diversity, the planet’s incredible colors and unbelievable contrasts – eliminating physical, historic, or stylistic distances.  Of Andrianov:”His profound musicality and phrasing impresses one almost immediately.”- Zubin Mehta, Director Emeritus of Israel Philharmonic Orchestra” Of...

The Big B’s | Impresario Club

The Big B’s | Impresario Club

The Janoska Ensemble, with three Bratislava-born Janoska brothers and their bassist brother-in-law Julius Darvas, have a special way of performing the well-known masterpieces of the greatest classics be they Mozart or the Beatles, in a manner that renders them contemporary and distinctive. The Big B’s, the ensemble’s latest album, features works by composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Bartók, Bernstein and Brubeck, whose art always remained close to the world of improvisation. The works are arranged in the unmistakable Janoska style, beyond the bounds of virtuosity and wit. Check out this amazing promotional video for the Big B’s...