Special Events

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr., Young People's Concerts

When: Wed., Jan. 18, 9:45-11 a.m. 2017

The San Antonio Symphony celebrates the accomplishments of the Civil Rights Movement and pays tribute to its most famous leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Selections to include music by Americans William Grant Still, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein as well as living composers Adolphus Hailstork and Joseph Schwantner. Students can participate in the Symphony’s MLK Speech Contest – winners will be invited to recite onstage in the concert. Students will also learn about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and how his contributions to society helped shape our nation.

Price: Free with prior reservations