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Please check back soon for information about 2020-2021 Open Rehearsals for Students.

The San Antonio Symphony invites school groups of middle, high school and college age to attend free-admission Open Rehearsals of the San Antonio Symphony in the H-E-B Performance Hall at the Tobin Center. Students will see how a professional ensemble rehearses and be exposed to masterpieces of our Classics Series repertoire or engaging Pops programming and world-class guest artists. Frequently, students will also have the unique opportunity to interact with Symphony Music Director, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, or a guest artist in a post-rehearsal “Talk Back” with Q&A.

A limited number of free tickets is available to attend Open Rehearsals. ALL GROUPS OR ATTENDEES MUST RESERVE IN ADVANCE.

Please note that, however unlikely, Open Rehearsal dates, artists and repertoire are subject to change. Notice will be given to reservation holders and adjustments will be made to this page as soon as possible when changes occur.

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2019-2020 Open Rehearsal Dates and Programs Information

Friday, October 4, 2019, 10:00 am -12:30 pm
Joshua Weilerstein, conductor
Aaron Diehl, piano
Gershwin Concerto in F for Piano and Orchestra
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56, “Scottish”

Friday, November 8, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Kensho Watanabe, conductor
Zoltán Fejérvári, piano
Ravel Suite from Mother Goose
Bartók Concerto No. 3 in E Major for Piano and Orchestra
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, Op. 35

Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Olga Kern, piano
Shostakovich Selections from The Gadfly
Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 23
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy

Friday, February 21, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Ruth Reinhardt, conductor
Andrei Ioniță, cello
Dvořák Concerto in B Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 104
Sibelius Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 105
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28

Friday, February 28, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Experience blockbuster scores from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Superman, The Magnificent Seven, Gone With the Wind, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s while unforgettable moments from these iconic films are projected on the big screen.

Friday, March 20, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
Pablo Sáinz-Villegas, guitar
Meechot Marrero, soprano
Falla Suite from The Three-Cornered Hat
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
Debussy, arr. Matthews  Les collines d’Anacapri and La puerta del vino
Respighi Pines of Rome

Thursday, May 21, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Mozart Concerto in A Major for Clarinet and Orchestra, K. 622
Bruckner Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Major, “Romantic”

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