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Youth Orchestras of San Antonio is doing something it doesn't normally do, said music director Troy Peters.

 


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Opera superstar Placido Domingo is in town this week, performing at the Lila Cockrell Theatre. And in the world of opera, it doesn’t get any bigger than this.

 


Courtesy Austin Baroque Orchestra

The Austin Baroque Orchestra's performance Sunday at Mission Concepcion is rooted in the history of two major figures of the era: Prussia's Frederick The Great and Enlightenment writer and philosopher Voltaire, said the orchestra's Billy Traylor.

 


Jack Morgan

Over the past two weeks the financially troubled San Antonio Symphony saw its season cut dramatically short, a board chair resign, another chair take over, and now, a re-established season with a new musicians’ union contract.  

 


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