new opera for San Antonio

On September 8th, the San Pedro Creek renovation project kicked off in San Antonio with the performance of a new opera entitled Las Fundaciones de Bejar. The City of San Antonio along with the San Antonio Symphony, Alamo City Opera, Opera San Antonio, Ballet San Antonio, and the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio commissioned John Phillip Santos, award winning author, to write the libretto and Joseph Julian Gonzalez composed the music. The performers include Texas State faculty Ronald Ulen and Kristin Roach, as well as alumni Thomas Soto and Diane Green Stanley.