Pop goes the 1812 Overture

The San Antonio Symphony redefined the “pops” in its Pops Series on Friday night with an unorthodox presentation of the 1812 Overture.

The Tchaikovsky overture is known for cannon shots at the end, and the San Antonio Symphony famously has employed Fort Sam Houston howitzers outdoors in past years.

But modern, concussive Army cannons are not feasible inside the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts….MORE