A Season of Growth for the SA Philharmonic

From San Antonio Magazine – Photo by Chris Stokes –

As it opens its second season, the San Antonio Philharmonic hopes to carve a permanent place in the city’s cultural landscape.

Before Randy and Pauline Glickman agreed to move to San Antonio in the 1980s, the couple wanted to know whether the city had a symphony orchestra.

“For us, basically an indication of a high-quality city with a good lifestyle is the availability of the performing arts,” says Randy Glickman, Ph.D., a retired researcher and UT Health San Antonio professor. “Knowing that San Antonio had a symphony and a lively music scene was a factor in considering this a good place to live.”

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