The Quilt: A Living History of African American Music | Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral
FREE and Open to the Public – Tickets Required for Entry
This concert showcases outstanding musicians featured in Musical Bridges’ upcoming documentary film “The Quilt: A Living History of African American Music”. Performers include vocalist Beverly Houston, mezzo-soprano Veronica Williams, poet/vocalist Andrea Vocab Sanderson, trombonist Ron Wilkins, guitarist/vocalist Marc “Mockingbird” Smith, and pianist Aaron Prado’s jazz trio with drummer Johnathan Alexander and bassist Brandon Rivas. The program will highlight historical spirituals all the way to music of the present day.
The Quilt Project Sponsors: H-E-B, City Council Project Funds, Muriel F. Siebert Foundation, Plum Foundation, and Schwab
MBAW Operational Sponsors: Russell Hill Rogers Fund for the Arts, City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture, Ford Foundation, Kronkosky Charitable Foundation, H-E-B, Brown Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Elizabeth Huth Coates Charitable Foundation of 1992, Central Texas Pain Center, Joan and Herb Kelleher Charitable Foundation, the Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation, Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation, San Antonio Area Foundation.
MBAW Community Programming Sponsors: Impact San Antonio Foundation, Inc., H-E-B, Texas Cavaliers Charitable Foundation, Muriel F Siebert Foundation, Plum Foundation
MBAW In-Kind Partners: Texas Public Radio, Hotel Valencia, Main Plaza, and Biga on the Banks
Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral merges the historic architecture of the nation’s oldest continuously operating Catholic sanctuary with enchanting music of some of the finest, award-winning artists from around the globe!