Franz Schubert http://tpr.org en San Antonio Symphony's Discover Concert Dives Into Schubert's 9th http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-symphonys-discover-concert-dives-schuberts-9th <p></p><p>There’s a concert coming up that parents might want to get on their calendars. And really, the parents might enjoy this one as much as the kids.</p><p>"And the focus of that concert is going to be the [Franz] Schubert 9th [Symphony], which is the great C-Major symphony," said San Antonio Symphony President David Gross, who is nothing, if not enthusiastic.</p><p>As he explained, this one is one of the symphony’s "discover" concerts, which are geared toward helping people discover classical music.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:03:10 +0000 Jack Morgan 30931 at http://tpr.org San Antonio Symphony's Discover Concert Dives Into Schubert's 9th Schubert's 'Winterreise' Paints Bleak Landscape For Bill T. Jones http://tpr.org/post/schuberts-winterreise-paints-bleak-landscape-bill-t-jones <em>As snowstorms <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/01/21/264496001/what-is-this-bombogenesis-and-why-is-it-dumping-snow-on-us">hit the country</a> today, </em>All Things Considered<em> revisits a vivid story that choreographer and dancer Bill T. Jones shared about one winter song. It originally aired Dec. 13, 2011. </em><p>"Winterreise," — or "Winter Journey" — by <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15044271/franz-schubert" target="_self">Franz Schubert</a> is a song cycle about a solitary traveler in a savage winter whose heart is frozen in grief. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:18:53 +0000 editor 25411 at http://tpr.org Schubert's 'Winterreise' Paints Bleak Landscape For Bill T. Jones San Antonio Mastersingers Set To Begin New Season http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-mastersingers-set-begin-new-season <p></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:56:24 +0000 Jack Morgan 18374 at http://tpr.org San Antonio Mastersingers Set To Begin New Season Be Careful What You Wish For: Schubert Gets Published, But There Is A Caveat http://tpr.org/post/be-careful-what-you-wish-schubert-gets-published-there-caveat <p>Franz Schubert, incredibly talented and poor as a church mouse, wanted the chance to make a decent living from his music, and finally, near the end of his life, he got publishers interested. The down side was that his works were to be dictated by what would sell, and Schubert found his outlets wanted simple music that would sell rather than the big Sonata's that he was interested in.</p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:43:50 +0000 Randy Anderson 2938 at http://tpr.org Be Careful What You Wish For: Schubert Gets Published, But There Is A Caveat