Musical Bridges Around the World 2023-2024 Season
September 24, 2023
San Fernando Cathedral 115 Main Plaza, San Antonio, TX
About the Event:
Musical Bridges Around the World
Elena Portnaya, Artistic Coordinator
23705 Frontage Road, Suite 101; San Antonio, TX 78257
GOLDEN TOUCH • 24 SEPTEMBER 2023
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 at the San Fernando Cathedral!
MOSTLY KOSHER • 29 OCTOBER 2023
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.
HOLIDAY GIFTS • 10 DECEMBER 2023
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.
ROMANI RHAPSODY • 7 APRIL 2024
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.
AIRE • 12 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, bassist Sam Minaie, and drummer Alex Kautz.