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Friday, January 5th, 2018
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Ana María Martínez, soprano
Albéniz/Frühbeck de Burgos: Suite española
Falla: Siete canciones populares espanolas
Ibert: Escales (Ports of Call)
Luna: “Canción española” from El niño judio
Lecuona: “Romanza” from Maria la O
Granados: Intermezzo from Goyescas
Moreno Torroba: “Petenera” from La marchenera
Ravel: Alborada del gracioso
Join us for a program that brings us to the Hispanic roots of San Antonio. We travel through Spain, taking in its flavors, smells, rhythms and melodies. America’s leading soprano, Ana-Maria Martinez, performs De Falla's iconic songs rooted in Spanish folk music and explores the world of Zarzuela. Celebrate our wonderful city’s Tricentennial with one of the most gorgeous voices on the planet.
In 2017-18, Maestro Sebastian Lang-Lessing returns to lead the San Antonio Symphony in a season commemorating the 300th anniversary of our great city with a festival to match the occasion. The Tricentennial Festival will feature Beethoven’s Eroica, Ellington’s The Three Black Kings, Elgar’s Enigma Variations, and so much more!