Tag Archives: classical music

Ron Casola, Founder of Live Oak Singers, Has Died

Ron Casola, Founder of Live Oak Singers, Has Died

Ron Casola, founder and artistic director of the Live Oak Singers, an LGBT and allies chorus, died on February 21 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. Casola moved to San Antonio from Phoenix in 2013 to be near his family after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. In an interview with Jade Esteban Estrada in the San Antonio

Conspirare and Singer Matt Alber in SA for Holiday Concert

On December 7, the Austin-based choral ensemble, Conspirare, will present a concert of holiday favorites at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Conspirare, a Latin term meaning “to breath together,” is a proper name for the group which has become known for their inspirational live performances and Grammy Award-winning recordings. Now in their 24th season, Conspirare’s programming blurs

Classical Music Kegger to Benefit Local Area Schools

A former punk rocker and self-taught composer, Nathan Felix, is teaming with the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio (COSA) for an evening of classical music to benefit area schools in lower income neighborhoods. Dubbed as the Classical Music Kegger, the event will feature local musician Chris Maddin, Austin’s Kitty Xiao, and concludes with Felix performing compositions

It’s Two Times the Fun with SOLI Tobin Debut and Double CD Release Party 

December 1, 7:30pm Tickets $25 ($10 for students) www.solichamberensemble.com SOLI makes its debut as the Resident Ensemble of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts with HEAR, a “virtual kaleidoscope of great contemporary chamber music.” With influences as far-reaching as India, Mexico, and the 1960s, HEAR transports audiences to whole new worlds with each work.