KPAC Blog

The KPAC Blog features classical music news and analysis.  From a detailed look at Wagner's masterpiece "Parsifal," to an inside look at the Latin Grammys, the KPAC Blog features writings about some of the music played on air as well as other interviews and essays about classical music.

San Antonio Symphony

This Saturday, July 30, the San Antonio Symphony returns to the airwaves for a ten-week series of concerts featuring some of the orchestra’s best performances from the 2015-16 season. The programs, hosted by San Antonio’s Ricardo Chavira, air at 7 p.m. Saturdays as part of TPR’s ongoing “Performance Saturday” program featuring locally recorded classical music concerts.

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The dog days of summer are filled with great music! Don’t believe me? Head to the University of the Incarnate Word this week, where the sixth annual Mozart Festival Texas is taking place.

Disney/Intrada

When composer James Horner died in a single-passenger plane crash in June, 2015, it was a sad end to an award-winning career of memorable music. As author Tim Greiving writes in his liner notes to the new Intrada Records release of “The Rocketeer,” it’s a sad bit of poetry that one of Horner’s most memorable themes perfectly evokes the feeling of flight that Horner so dearly loved.

Join TPR At Tenor Andrea Bocelli's Concert On December 8

Jul 15, 2016

Famed tenor Andrea Bocelli is bringing his voice to Texas this December. He’ll be performing at Austin’s Frank Erwin Center on Thursday, December 8.

Texas Public Radio is organizing an evening trip to Austin to attend the concert, and you’re invited. We’ll meet at 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Santikos Rialto, then travel by motor coach from San Antonio, enjoying a catered boxed dinner and beverages along the way. Our group will see the concert, then return home to San Antonio.

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