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Friday, February 2nd, 2018
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor
Bonnie Terry, violin
San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers | John Silantien, director
Vaughan Williams: Overture to The Wasps
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Parry/Blake, Elgar: Jerusalem
Walton: Crown Imperial March
Elgar: Enigma Variations
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
Land of hope and glory! In this exciting concert, we are going back to the height of the British Empire and the full glory of its music that was filled with joy, folksiness, patriotism and a lot of fun! Elgar's Nimrod, from his Enigma variations, and his Pomp and Circumstance March No.1, which made it to the top of the charts. Dress up colorfully for this concert!
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!