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Musical Bridges Around the World

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March 2019

Persian Delight with an American Twist

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Charline McCombs Empire Theater, 226 North Saint Mary's Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Three-time Grammy Award-nominee Kayhan Kalhor, the world’s preeminent master of the kamancheh (four-stringed upright Persian fiddle), performs with Brooklyn Rider, the innovative string quartet praised for its “Beethoven-goes-indie foray into making classical music accessible but also celebrating why it was good in the first place” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Brooklyn Rider consists of Johnny Gandelsman on violin, Colin Jacobsen on violin, Nicholas Cords on viola and Michael Nicolas on cello.

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Tom Harrell Quintet and Ambrose Akinmusire

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Charline McCombs Empire Theater, 226 North Saint Mary's Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Tom Harrell, an American jazz trumpeter and composer, performs with Ambrose Akinmusire, considered one of the hottest, younger stars in jazz today. New York Times listed his CD the second-best in 2018. In addition to 32 albums and thousands of concerts worldwide, Harrell has worked with important figures in jazz history including Bill Evans, Gerry Mulligan, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Dizzie Gillespie, Horace Silver and Sam Jones with whom he co-led a big band in the ‘70s. Praised by Newsweek…

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Rising Sun

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Charline McCombs Empire Theater, 226 North Saint Mary's Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Kaoru Watanabe is a rare musician who traverses the traditional music forms both East and West, classical and contemporary, predetermined and improvisational with his Japanese traditional taiko drumming and bamboo flutes. Watanabe and his group will be joined by a Houston Ballet dancer Nao Kusuzaki. The concert is part of the 6th annual International Music Festival presented by Musical Bridges Around the World.

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Beatles to Bach

March 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
San Fernando Cathedral, 115 Main Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
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On March 31st the award-winning Janoska Ensemble return to San Antonio to perform in a free concert at San Fernando Cathedral as part of a multi-city U.S. tour, performing a program based on their breakthrough new album “Revolution.” Expect a concert of fantastic genre-hopping music -- from the Beatles to Bach! The red-hot Ensemble is renowned for their utterly original take on music from classical to original compositions and arrangements infused with jazz, pop and world music. Critics across four…

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