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SA Symphony - FREE Community Concerts
San Antonio Symphony

May, 2011

When:                        Saturday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Where:                       Edgewood Academy Theatre,

607 Southwest 34th Street

Price:                          Free concert


The San Antonio Symphony offers this free neighborhood concert as part of the Symphony’s AT&T Music Scholars program. Ken-David Masur will conduct the Symphony and joining on the program will be the Edgewood Beginning Strings, Edgewood Orchestra and Edgewood Mariachi. The repertoire will be:

Bizet               “Les Toréadors” from Carmen Suite No. 1              

trad.                 Mary Had a Little Lamb, played by Edgewood Beginning Strings 

trad.                 Twinkle Twinkle, played be Edgewood Beginning Strings 

Mozart                        Ah! Vous dirai-je, Maman (Twinkle Variations)

Copland          “Hoe-Down” from Rodeo                              

Lennon/McCartney, arr. Gonzales     Yesterday (played by the Edgewood Orchestra)       

Badelt, arr. Lavender and Moore       Pirates of the Caribbean (Main Theme)

Rosas, arr. Winter      Sobre las olas

trad.                 Cerca del mar, played by the Edgewood Mariachi  

trad., arr. Ortiz/DeBoer          El son de la negra



When:                        Sunday, May 15 at 3:00 p.m.

Where:                       Steele Auditorium, Byron P. Steele II High School, 1300 FM 1103,


Price:                          $10 per ticket


The Symphony and the Community Fine Arts Network ( present a concert in SteeleHigh School. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at Ken-David Masur will conduct:

Tchaikovsky               Polonaise from Eugene Onegin        

Tchaikovsky               Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64



When:                        Tuesday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Where:                       LanierHigh School,

1514 West Durango Boulevard

Price:                          Free



When:                        Tuesday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m.

Where:                       BrackenridgeHigh School,

400 Eagleland Drive

Price:                          Free


The Symphony offers free neighborhood concerts, as part of the AT&T Music Scholars program on May 24 and 31 at LanierHigh School and BrackenridgeHigh School. These concert include musicians from both schools. Ken-David Masur will conduct the Symphony and the repertoire will include:

Tchaikovsky               Movement IV. from Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36               

Bizet                           “Danse bohème” from Carmen Suite No. 2

Arlen/Harburg                        Over the Rainbow      

Copland                      “Saturday Night Waltz” from Rodeo

Rossini                        Overture to William Tell       



When:                        Friday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Where:                       BrandeisHigh School Auditorium,

13011 Kyle Seale Pkwy

Price:                          Free


The San Antonio Symphony will offer a free Memorial Day concert filled with patriotic American music on May 27. Ken-David Masur will conduct:

Smith/Key, arr. Damrosch     The Star-Spangled Banner    

Copland, arr. Longfield          Fanfare for the Common Man

Gould                                      American Salute        

Alford                                     Colonel Bogey March

Copland                                  John Henry

Sousa                                      Hail to the Spirit of Liberty  

Cohan, arr. Hermann              George M. Cohan Salute       

Williams                                 Hymn to the Fallen    

arr. Wendel                             Armed Forces March

arr. Stephenson                       Sing Along, America!




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 40,000 students. For more information about the Symphony visit For more information: Jack Fishman, San Antonio Symphony at or (210) 554-1090


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