2016 – 2017 San Antonio Symphony Performances
The Symphony shines the spotlight on 14 awe-inspiring Classics Series concerts beginning with Carmina Burana; a Mozart winter festival; and six eclectic Pops Series concerts.
CELEBRATING MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
11:00am – 12:30pm
Young People’s Concerts
Jan. 18, 2017, 9:45 am & 11:10 am | Edgewood Theatre of Performing Arts
Jan. 24, 2017, 9:45 am & 11:10 am | Judson Performing Arts Center
Jan. 19, 20 & 31, 2017, 9:45 am & 11:10 am | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts is a Presenting Partner for this program.
Join the San Antonio Symphony as we celebrate the accomplishments of the Civil Rights Movement and pay tribute to its most famous leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Selections to include music by Americans William Grant Still, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein as well as living composers Adolphus Hailstork and Joseph Schwantner. Be sure to have students participate in the Symphony’s MLK Speech Contest – winners will be invited to recite onstage in the concert! Students will also learn about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and how his contributions to society helped shape our nation as it is today.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
San Antonio, TX, 78205