• COSA Announces 2015/2016 Season

    The Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio announces the programming for its 2015/2016 season.  The season’s three concerts will all take place at the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, and each will inaugurate a new series of innovative programming. The Forbidden Composers, the first new perennial series, will feature music by oppressed composers of various eras.  COSA will inaugurate this series in its fall 2015 concert of the same name on October 3, 2015, to ...

  • COSA announces guest conductor for Spring Concert

    Raúl Gómez will guest conduct COSA's April 25 concert which will include music by Richard Stöhr and Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari. Dr. Raúl Gómez currently serves as Music Director of Compleat Stage (compleatstage.org) and Head of Music Programs for YOA Orchestra of the Americas (yoa.org). He completed graduate studies at LSU in 2012 and attended the Aspen Music Festival as a member of the American Academy of Conducting Class of 2011. Recent conducting highlights include regular guest appearances with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, as ...

  • Texas A&M-San Antonio’s new auditorium hosts Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio

    Texas A&M University-San Antonio will mark the grand opening of the new auditorium by hosting the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio (COSA) on Friday, September 5, 2014. Directed by guest conductor Carlos Izcaray, the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and will present music from and about the Iberian Peninsula: Joaquin Turina’s La Oracion del Torero (The Prayer of the Bullfighter) and Rodion Shchedrin’s Carmen-Suite. “This is such a wonderful opportunity for our students, faculty and staff and the greater San Antonio ...

  • COSA Announces Millennial Committee

    The Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio (COSA) has announced the launch of its Millennial Committee. Designed to spur interest in the increasingly vital Generation Y audiences, the Millennial Committee will be tasked with meeting monthly to develop ideas that will encourage young audiences – 30 and under – to participate, purchase tickets, and donate to performing arts organizations such as COSA. Since its inception in 2010, COSA has recognized the importance of attracting a younger demographic, and it is embracing innovative ...

  • COSA Announces 2014/2015 Season

    The Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio announces the programming for its 2014/2015 season.  The Special Spring 2014 concert will take place at Gallery Nord, while the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 concerts will take place at the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. For art integrationists, on May 31, 2014, at 7:30 pm at Gallery Nord, COSA and AtticRep, both Tobin resident companies, will perform a radio play by Ron Moore.  Elizaveta, in the present ...

  • COSA on TPR

    Mario Ochoa of the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio pitched his idea of creating a fine arts bar for San Antonio. Like a sports bar – but a watering hole for local patrons of the arts that will promote, cross pollinate and build excitement about local performances, galleries and art events. “The big pitch was a fine arts bar called Muse that would integrate all the fine arts into one space," Ochoa said. "We’ll serve drinks. We’ll serve food. We’ll serve ...