Music » Music Stories & Interviews

San Antonio Symphony Announces 2016-2017 Season


Music director and conductor Sebastian Lang-Lessing - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • Music director and conductor Sebastian Lang-Lessing

From the classics to modern compositions, the San Antonio Symphony's lineup for their 2016-2017 season is a stellar mix of old and new.

Season tickets have been available since February 3, and single tickets will go on sale in August. To purchase tickets, contact the Tobin Center Box Office at (210) 223-8624 or visit the SA Symphony's website

Below is the complete concert schedule. 

Valero Classics Series

September 16 and 17, 2016, 8pm
Carmina Burna

Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Symphony Mastersingers — John Silantien, director - Children’s Chorus of San Antonio
Soloists, TBD

Orff - Carmina Burana

September 30 and October 1, 2016, 8pm
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2

Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

- William Tell Overture
Mendelssohn Symphony - No. 4 in A major, Op. 90, “Italian”
Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major

*Part of the Russell Hill Rogers Fund for the Arts Celebrated Artists Series.

November 4 and 5, 2016, 8pm
Stewart Copeland - The Tyrant's Crush

Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Stewart Copeland, trapset

Schmidt - Notre Dame - Entr’acte and Carnival Music
Stewart Copeland
- The Tyrant’s Crush: Concerto for Trapsetand Orchestra
- Symphony No. 3 in C minor, “Organ”

November 18 and 19, 2016, 8pm
Tchaikovsky “Pathétique”

Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor

Wagner - Symphonic excerpts from Parsifal
- Symphony No. 6 in B minor, “Pathétique”

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.