Spring/Summer Performances

SAN ANTONIO SYMPHONY
Spring / Summer Performances
The Tobin Center

(San Antonio, TX) Fresh off “Fiesta fun defining” performances of Fiesta Pops, the San Antonio Symphony progresses on to a dazzling line-up of spring and summer performances that include a Metropolitan Opera superstar, the Spanish maestro of the guitar, a celebration of one of the greatest film composers of all time, a Grammy award-winner’s debut performance with the Symphony, and a show that everyone needs to see at least once that wonders, surprises and enchants audiences of all ages!

Tickets for all of these San Antonio Symphony Presents performances are on sale now.  Purchase online at tobincenter.org, via phone (210) 223-8624 or in person at the Tobin Center Box Office (100 Auditorium Circle, 78205) open Monday – Friday 10a-6p, and Saturday 10a-2p.

SUSAN GRAHAM: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

H-E-B Performance Hall
May 12, 8:00 pm
May 13, 8:00 pm

San Antonio Symphony Classics Concerts

Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor | Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

Grammy Award-winner Susan Graham ― “America’s favorite mezzo” (Gramophone) ― achieved international stardom within a few years of her professional debut. This Metropolitan Opera superstar will be featured in Berlioz’s La mort de Cléopâtre (The Death of Cleopatra). It is a role that demands a great singing actress with an innate feeling for the French dramatic and vocal style. Graham will also perform selections from French operetta and American musical theatre. Rounding out the program are two orchestral showpieces with blazing colors and melodies—Ravel and Gershwin’s visions of French style.

DEBUSSY – IBÉRIA

H-E-B Performance Hall
May 19, 8:00 pm
May 20, 8:00 pm

San Antonio Symphony Classics Concerts

Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor | Angel Romero, guitar

Hailed for his superior artistry as the Spanish maestro of the guitar, Angel Romero’s eminence in the music world as soloist and conductor is heralded by audiences and critics alike. One of the most sought-after musicians of his generation, Angel Romero has appeared in the major cultural centers throughout the world including those of London, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Madrid, Munich, Zurich, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York among others. He has appeared as soloist with such leading orchestras as the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic, the New World Symphony, and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

THE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS

H-E-B Performance Hall
May 26, 8:00 pm
May 27, 8:00 pm
May 28, 2:00 pm

San Antonio Symphony H-E-B Pops Concerts

Troy Peters, conductor

No Hollywood composer handles an orchestra more brilliantly than John Williams, winner of five Academy Awards, three Golden Globes, and 17 Grammys. Go through a thrilling journey of memorable favorites from Jurassic Park, the Indiana Jones series, SupermanHarry Potter, and more—culminating in Williams’ legendary scores from the Star Wars films, which transformed the landscape of Hollywood film music and became icons of American culture.

An Evening with CHRISTOPHER CROSS
with the San Antonio Symphony

H-E-B Performance Hall
Jun 3, 8:00 pm
A One-Night Performance with San Antonio’s Own Christopher Cross

Peter Bay, conductor
Christopher Cross, vocalist

Five-time Grammy Award winner Christopher Cross makes his debut with the San Antonio Symphony for a special one-night performance. Hailed as one of the biggest musical icons of the ’80s, he virtually defined adult contemporary radio with a series of smoothly sophisticated ballads, including the lead single of his self-titled debut album, Ride Like the Wind, along with other Top 20 hits, Never Be the SameSay You’ll Be MineArthur’s Theme and Sailing.

CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE

H-E-B Performance Hall
Jun 9, 8:00 pm
Jun 10, 8:00 pm
Jun 11, 2:00 pm
San Antonio Symphony H-E-B Pops Concerts

Akiko Fujimoto, conductor

After their near sold-out performances in our inaugural season at the Tobin Center, Cirque de la Symphonie is back for another set of heart-stopping and gravity-defying shows filled with high-flying aerialists, daredevil cyclists, jugglers, and more. They will perform incredible acrobatic feats of wonder, all choreographed to classical music gems performed by the San Antonio Symphony.

About the San Antonio Symphony

The San Antonio Symphony is a non-profit performing arts organization with the mission to inspire and enrich our community by vigorously influencing the artistic fabric of San Antonio through excellent symphonic performance, education and service. The San Antonio Symphony, with more than 70 professional musicians, serves over 130,000 people per year including over 40,000 students. For more information about the Symphony visit www.sasymphony.org or connect with us on Facebook (San Antonio Symphony), Twitter (@Sasym), Instagram (@Sasymphony)

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