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The San Antonio Symphony On KPAC: A Brahms Festival

Aug 21, 2013

This weekend, KPAC begins a series of concert broadcasts featuring the entire Brahms Festival, as presented by the San Antonio Symphony at the Majestic Theater in February, 2013.  Hear four symphonies, four concertos, and a few Hungarian Dances for good measure over the next four weeks with your host, Ricardo Chavira.

TPR's John Clare spoke to the San Antonio Symphony's music director, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, about the concerts before the performances:

The broadcasts take place on Saturday nights at 7:00 on KPAC 88.3 FM and KTXI 90.1 FM in the Hill Country.

August 24, 7pm: BRAHMS 1

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, featuring Kirill Gerstein
Symphony No. 1 in C minor
Hungarian Dance No. 1

August 31, 7pm: BRAHMS 2

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, featuring Kirill Gerstein
Symphony No. 2 in D major
Hungarian Dance No. 6

September 7, 7pm: BRAHMS 3

Violin Concerto in D major, featuring Vadim Gluzman
Symphony No. 3 in F major
Hungarian Dance No. 7

September 14, 7pm: BRAHMS 4

Double Concerto in A minor, featuring Vadim Gluzman, violin, and Jian Wang, cello
Symphony No. 4 in E minor
Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 & 7