San Antonio Symphony to Kick Off Fiesta Pops Next Weekend

The San Antonio Symphony officially kicks off its Fiesta Pops weekend on Friday, April 15 at 6 p.m. with pre-event Fiesta activities at the Tobin Center River Walk Plaza. Activities include its inaugural Fiesta Medal Extravaganza encouraging locals to trade, sell or purchase Fiesta medals including the Symphony's official 2016 Fiesta medal.

At 8 p.m., the San Antonio Symphony will be presenting a FREE simulcast screening of Fiesta Pops featuring the music, dance and culture of Mexico and Latin American with local talents of San Antonio. Guests will see the live simulcast of the complete "Fiesta Pops" program, performed inside the H-E-B Performance Hall, on the 30-foot video wall of the River Walk Plaza.

Enjoy the beautiful sounds of Mariachi Campanas de America performing a special tribute to the great Vicente Fernandez and a mixture of some of your favorite Mariachi songs. The colorful corps of dancers from the Guadalupe Dance Company will grace the stage with an array of dances. Making a special guest appearance and debut at the Tobin Center will be 13-year-old singing sensation Isabel Marie Sanchez. Isabel is a protege of the (Selena) Quintanilla family and she recently released her debut album "New Girl In Town" from Q Zone records.

Families are welcomed to bring their blankets and picnic chairs. However, no pets or outside food and drinks are allowed. An official Fiesta event, the program is sure to get you into the Fiesta spirit! AJUA!!!

It all takes place at The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, H-E-B Performance Hall (100 Auditorium Circle). The free simulcast will be held at the Tobin Center River Walk Plaza.

Tickets start at $15. Tickets can be purchased at the Tobin Center Box Office by calling (210) 223-8624 or visiting tobincenter.org. Fiesta medals will be available for purchase for $10 on site. Organizations interested in securing a vendor table to sell, trade or exchange Fiesta medals can reserve online at https://goo.gl/nRmyVk, or call the Symphony at (210) 554-1010 for information.



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