As Camerata San Antonio opens their tenth season this weekend, they’ll be joined for two pieces by oboe and English horn soloist Jennifer Berg. Early 20th century British composer E.J. Moeran’s “Fantasy Quartet” opens the program:
The UTSA Arts Building Recital Hall isn’t London’s Globe Theater, but for the next few nights on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, it will definitely sound like it.
The Actors From the London Stage program brings UK actors from Shakespeare a the University of Notre Dame to tour American universities and impart to students their real-world experience. The group is at UTSA this week as part of the fall season where they will be performing "Othello."
Urban 15 is 100 dancers in bizarre, lit-from-within costumes marching and dancing at the insistent beat of dozens of drummers. Best known from their parade participation, Urban 15 is like nothing you’ve ever seen.
"We like to poke your imagination," says Music and Media Director George Cisneros, who also talked about what the dancers wear, and why it's significant.
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Downtown will be alive with Jazz this weekend as Travis Park is the epicenter for Jazz'SAlive, a live Jazz music event that’s been drawing San Antonians and top flight musicians for the last three decades.
"Strangely enough we have several bands that played in ’83 when this first started," says Executive Vice President of the San Antonio Parks Foundation Judi Deleon.
"We’ve got Small World, we’ve got the Regency Jazz Band, we have Beverly Houston who’s been around a long time, we’ve got such great talent," Deleon says.