I thought it was very difficult. Now I am working on the scheduling of Musical Bridges’ 15th season and I think I can challenge any LSAT logic test.
McAllister is available on October 7, December 9, January 27, February 24 and any Sunday in May; The San Antonio Chamber Music Society has their concerts on October 14, November 11, January 27, February 24 and April 14; The San Antonio Symphony will hold a Brahms Festival in February 2013 and is adding two Sunday performances—Sunday, February 10 and February 17, both at 3 p.m. I was hoping to bring Lilya Zilberstein, who is available to play in San Antonio on January 6th and February until the 10th or after the 20th and Igudesman and Joo, also guest artists, are available on January 18/19/20 and April 7. Lilya is coming with her sons and will be performing with the Youth Orchestras of San Antonio, which are available at the beginning of January and after February 20th.
Navigating around major holidays, I was able to secure the October, December and May concerts. McAllister was closed on Sunday, January 20th for some holidays and I had no choice but to schedule Igudesman and Joo on a FRIDAY – for the first time in 15 years – and I hope I will not regret it. I thought I was doing very well until I stumbled upon a big problem…the only date that would work for the McAllister, Lilya, Youth Orchestras and Brahms Festival was February 24th. And if you did not figure it out just yet, this is the date when the Chamber Music Society had their concert scheduled a long, LONG time ago. I am a great fan of both these organizations and do not want to miss their concerts myself, so I create our season around the dates of the Symphony and Chamber Music Society.