Brahms http://tpr.org en The San Antonio Symphony On KPAC: A Brahms Festival http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-symphony-kpac-brahms-festival <p>This weekend, KPAC begins a series of concert broadcasts featuring the entire Brahms Festival, as presented by the San Antonio Symphony at the Majestic Theater in February, 2013. &nbsp;Hear four symphonies, four concertos, and a few Hungarian Dances for good measure over the next four weeks with your host, Ricardo Chavira.</p><p>TPR's John Clare spoke to the San Antonio Symphony's music director, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, about the concerts before the performances:</p><p></p><p>The broadcasts take place on Saturday nights at 7:00 on KPAC 88.3 FM and KTXI 90.1 FM in the Hill Country.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:18:40 +0000 Nathan Cone 17065 at http://tpr.org The San Antonio Symphony On KPAC: A Brahms Festival San Antonio International Piano Competition A Lesson In Contrast http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-international-piano-competition-lesson-contrast <p>Contrast really means something to those of us who enjoy classical music. The carefully constructed essence of music is the growth and movement between the various emotional plateaus of the composition. This is where the listener derives enjoyment, knowing that Beethoven, Stravinsky or Leonard Bernstein is in the driver's seat and that while we perhaps have a frame of reference for the adventure, we still don't completely know how the journey will proceed or end.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 20:31:49 +0000 Randy Anderson 5313 at http://tpr.org San Antonio International Piano Competition A Lesson In Contrast Band Of Brahms: Heart Of Texas Concert Band Plays Symphonic Masterpiece http://tpr.org/post/band-brahms-heart-texas-concert-band-plays-symphonic-masterpiece <p><strong>Mark Rogers finds masterworks for Wind Ensemble:</strong></p><p>The idea of a symphony for band isn't new, but hearing Brahms' <em>First Symphony</em> for wind ensemble might confuse you at first. Mark assures us that we will like it, and that the arrangement fits.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 21:11:47 +0000 John Clare 1493 at http://tpr.org Band Of Brahms: Heart Of Texas Concert Band Plays Symphonic Masterpiece