Handel’s Messiah

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Enjoy an annual holiday tradition with the San Antonio Mastersingers as they present Handel’s Messiah! Dr. John Silantien conducts the 120-voice chorus in a concert that will feature favorite Christmas selections along with the “Hallelujah Chorus.” Performances are Sunday, December … Continued

Mendelssohn’s Elijah

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  Mendelssohn’s Elijah is an oratorio depicting events in the life of the Biblical prophet, Elijah. Though modeled after the works of his Baroque predecessors Bach and Handel, the lyricism and use of orchestral and choral color in the piece clearly reflect … Continued

Reverential airs open the Mozart Festival

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By David Hendricks January 6, 2017 Someone once observed that Ludwig van Beethoven’s music struggled mightily to reach the mountaintop only to find that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s music already was there. On Friday night, the San Antonio Symphony launched the … Continued

What Others Are Saying

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May 30, 2016 To: Dr. John Silantien Bravo! That was a wonderful performance of Alzheimer’s Stories – very nuanced and expert and moving. Thank you very much for your long-standing commitment to the piece, and please convey my gratitude to … Continued

A Work About Alzheimer’s

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The Mastersingers perform Alzheimer’s Stories by Robert Cohen Dates: The Basilica of the Little Flower on Sun., May 8 at 7:00 PM Carnegie Hall in New York on May 30, 2016   Dr. John Silantien, Conductor Jeremiah Drake & Lisa Owens, … Continued

Mass of the Children

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San Antonio Mastersingers and Children’s Chorus of San Antonio Mass of the Children   Dr. John Silantien, conductor Sunday, October 25th, 3PM Alamo Heights United Methodist Church 825 E Basse Rd, San Antonio Tickets – $20 – General Seating $50 … Continued

Auditions 

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Fall 2015 Auditions Dates: August 15th and 22nd Auditions will consist of: Vocalization, ear testing. sight-reading, and a solo of their own choice. Accompanist will be provided Please call (210) 843-9237 for complete information and to make an appointment for an … Continued

Texas Public Radio Interview

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Symphony Director, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, speaks about the Mozart Requiem Listen to the TPR Interview Transcript The San Antonio Symphony’s Strauss Festival continues this Friday and Saturday, and Music Director Sebastian Lang-Lessing has high words of praise for the Symphony’s next target: Mozart’s “Requiem,” which … Continued

Caroling at La Cantera

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Holiday singing by The Mastersingers at The Shops at La Cantera was a hit! Popular carols were sung over the course of three days as several members of the chorus strolled around the mall. They truly brought the spirit of … Continued

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