The San Antonio Symphony's musicians work to revive orchestra — this time with a viable future

"That's a decision by a group of people, but they cannot wipe out history, legacy, and heritage," the orchestra's former music director Sebastian Lang-Lessing said of the Symphony Society's decision.

By Abe Asher

When the Symphony Society of San Antonio announced in mid-June that it was shuttering the city's professional orchestra after a nine-month labor dispute, it was a watershed moment. The San Antonio Symphony had entertained, educated and enlightened the community for 83 years...

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