Yedam Kim | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Yedam Kim | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Concert pianist Yedam Kim of South Korea returns to San Antonio for a spectacular solo piano performance for the final season 24 concert of Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral. Kim is the 2020 Silver medalist of The Gurwitz International Piano Competition, which Musical Bridges Around the World held in San Antonio, TX in February 2020 right before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. ABOUT THE ARTIST: Yedam Kim, piano | South Korea-France Born in South Korea, Yedam Kim started piano at the age of 6 with Eun-Ock Kim and Hae-jeon Lee. After many prizes at national piano competitions and her 2002 debut recital in Seoul, she...

Happy Birthday Schubert! | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Happy Birthday Schubert! | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

The Julius Quartet and Ukrainian soprano Yelena Dyachek celebrate the 225th birthday of one of the most beloved composers of all time, Franz Schubert. ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Julius Quartet Members:Hyun Jeong Helen Lee, first violinDavid Do, second violinJohn Batchelder, violaSebastian Kozub, cello Biography:Characterized as “the captivating young string quartet” (The Bennington Banner), the Julius Quartet has cultivated a distinguished voice since its formation in 2012. As passionate chamber musicians, the quartet strives to spread the values of chamber music to diverse communities in addition to presenting their diacritic expression within the...

Happy Birthday Schubert! | Musica Viva!

Happy Birthday Schubert! | Musica Viva!

The Julius Quartet and Ukrainian soprano Yelena Dyachek celebrate the 225th birthday of one of the most beloved composers of all time, Franz Schubert. Interested in this event and not a member? Click here to learn more Julius Quartet Members:Hyun Jeong Helen Lee, first violinDavid Do, second violinJohn Batchelder, violaSebastian Kozub, cello Biography:Characterized as “the captivating young string quartet” (The Bennington Banner), the Julius Quartet has cultivated a distinguished voice since its formation in 2012. As passionate chamber musicians, the quartet strives to spread the values of chamber music to diverse communities in addition to...

Happy Birthday Schubert! | Impresario Club

Happy Birthday Schubert! | Impresario Club

The Julius Quartet and Ukrainian soprano Yelena Dyachek celebrate the 225th birthday of one of the most beloved composers of all time, Franz Schubert. Interested in this event and not a member? Click here to learn more  ABOUT THE ARTISTS Julius Quartet Members:Hyun Jeong Helen Lee, first violinDavid Do, second violinJohn Batchelder, violaSebastian Kozub, cello Biography:Characterized as “the captivating young string quartet” (The Bennington Banner), the Julius Quartet has cultivated a distinguished voice since its formation in 2012. As passionate chamber musicians, the quartet strives to spread the values of chamber music to diverse...

Duo Amal | 8th Annual International Music Festival

Duo Amal | 8th Annual International Music Festival

Virtuoso concert pianists Yaron Kohlberg of Israel and Bishara Haroni of Palestine make up the two halves of Duo Amal. Their name “Amal” means “Hope” in Arabic, reflecting their belief that music can overcome different backgrounds and cultural boundaries. The Sydney Morning Herald noted that “the virtuoso pianists bear testament to the capacity of music to transcend conflicts that have proved intractable”.  Check out the full 8th Annual International Music Festival lineup at: mbaw.org/imf ABOUT THE ARTISTS Duo Amal Originated in the conflicted Middle East, Duo Amal was formed by international pianists Yaron Kohlberg and Bishara...

The Lark | 8th Annual International Music Festival

The Lark | 8th Annual International Music Festival

The Miró Quartet, one of America’s most celebrated string quartets and the first ensemble ever to be awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant, will be joined by Kristin Wolfe Jensen, professor of Bassoon at The University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music. The program features Joseph Haydn’s quartet “The Lark”, and “Meeelaan” for bassoon and string quartet by Wynton Marsalis – American composer, trumpeter and jazz legend. Check out the full 8th Annual International Music Festival lineup at: mbaw.org/imf ABOUT THE ARTISTS The Miró Quartet The Miró Quartet is one of America’s most celebrated and dedicated string quartets, having...

Through a Child’s Eyes | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Through a Child’s Eyes | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Get Your Free TicketsBuy Tickets on Eventbrite Please Note: This concert has changed to virtual only and has changed from its previous 2 May date to 6 June.  Watch the concert at musicalbridges.org/watch or on our YouTube channel. The season finale celebrates the achievements of our two educational programs – Kids to Concerts and Musical Sprouts – and their impact on children as they journeyed to Russia, Japan, Spain and San Antonio’s Sister Cities around the globe. The concert will also feature brand new piano performances by The Gurwitz Youth Ambassadors filmed at the San Fernando Cathedral, as well as other highlights from this...

Through a Child’s Eyes | Impresario Club & Musica Viva!

Through a Child’s Eyes | Impresario Club & Musica Viva!

Please Note: This concert has changed to virtual only and has changed from its previous 1 May date to 5 June.  The season finale celebrates the achievements of our two educational programs – Kids to Concerts and Musical Sprouts – and their impact on children as they journeyed to Russia, Japan, Spain and San Antonio’s Sister Cities around the globe. The concert will also feature brand new piano performances by The Gurwitz Youth Ambassadors filmed at the San Fernando Cathedral, as well as other highlights from this season’s virtual performances.   Explore...

International Music Festival – REFLECT, RESET, REVIVE!

International Music Festival – REFLECT, RESET, REVIVE!

Get Your Free TicketsBuy Tickets on Eventbrite Click here to access tickets directly on Eventbrite website The 7th annual International Music Festival will shift virtually this year, transforming into one day-long summit exploring the state of the arts and future of performing arts! From noon to 5PM CST, we will bring a mixture of live-panel discussions from prominent artists/arts leaders as well as high-quality performances from MBAW’s illustrious past program and festival artists.  Watch online at:...

Harp vs. Harp | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Harp vs. Harp | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Get Your Free TicketsBuy Tickets on Eventbrite Please Note: This concert has changed to virtual only. Watch the concert at musicalbridges.org/watch or on our YouTube channel.  This concert documentary will dive into the lives of Switzerland-born harmonica player Grégoire Maret and Colombian harpist Edmar Castañeda to learn what inspired their musical careers, collaborations, and the unique style they bring to their instruments. About Edmar Castañeda (Colombia): Since arriving in the United States in 1994, Colombian-born harp virtuoso Edmar Castañeda has forged his own distinctive path in music. He brings not only an unfamiliar instrument...

Harp vs. Harp | Impresario Club & Musica Viva!

Harp vs. Harp | Impresario Club & Musica Viva!

Please Note: This event has changed to virtual only. This concert documentary will dive into the lives of Switzerland-born harmonica player Grégoire Maret and Colombian harpist Edmar Castañeda to learn what inspired their musical careers, collaborations, and the unique style they bring to their instruments. About Edmar Castañeda (Colombia): Since arriving in the United States in 1994, Colombian-born harp virtuoso Edmar Castañeda has forged his own distinctive path in music. He brings not only an unfamiliar instrument but a wholly original voice to jazz, branching out into a world of different styles and genres. His wide-ranging career has...

Il Favorito | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Il Favorito | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Get Your Free TicketsBuy Tickets on Eventbrite Watch the concert on musicalbridges.org/watch or directly on YouTube here Please Note: This concert has changed to virtual only. Winner of the Audience Favorite Award, Italian virtuoso Leonardo Colafelice joins us virtually from his home city of Altamura to present a dazzling new program, just a year after taking the Bronze Medal at The Gurwitz 2020 International Piano Competition. About Leonardo Colafelice (Italy): Leonardo Colafelice is an Italian pianist of international repute and acclaim. Legendary pianist Martha Agerich has remarked of Colafelice as a “fabulous pianist and musician.”...

Il Favorito | Impresario Club & Musica Viva!

Il Favorito | Impresario Club & Musica Viva!

Please Note: This event has changed to virtual only. Winner of the Audience Favorite Award, Italian virtuoso Leonardo Colafelice joins us virtually from his home city of Altamura to present a dazzling new program, just a year after taking the Bronze Medal at The Gurwitz 2020 International Piano Competition. About Leonardo Colafelice (Italy): Leonardo Colafelice is an Italian pianist of international repute and acclaim. Legendary pianist Martha Agerich has remarked of Colafelice as a “fabulous pianist and musician.” Colafelice was born in 1995 in Altamura (Bari), Southern Italy and became a pupil of Pasquale Iannone at Bari’s renowned...

Happy Birthday Beethoven! | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Happy Birthday Beethoven! | Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral

Get Your Free Tickets Watch online at: musicalbridges.org/watch Youtube link The legendary Janoska Ensemble invites you to Vienna to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in the Austrian city where he spent much of his life composing his most eminent works. 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! About Janoska Ensemble (Austria): The musical universe is infinite and the galaxy of best-loved composers alone contains thousands of...

Happy Birthday Beethoven! | Impresario Club & Musica Viva!

Happy Birthday Beethoven! | Impresario Club & Musica Viva!

The legendary Janoska Ensemble invites you to Vienna to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in the Austrian city where he spent much of his life composing his most eminent works. About Janoska Ensemble (Austria): The musical universe is infinite and the galaxy of best-loved composers alone contains thousands of musical suns. Stylistically, though, these are often musical light-years apart. The Janoska Ensemble has set out to span intergalactic distance with its unique synthesis of musical worlds and its venture has won it an enthusiastic international public in a remarkably short time. The four young progenitors of this art...