San Antonio – The Costs Of Losing A Symphony Orchestra

What will it mean if the San Antonio Symphony goes out of business for lack of money? “A symphony orchestra is like the canary in the mine. If the bird stops singing, it’s a good bet the air isn’t safe for anybody to breathe. To be blunt, if the San Antonio Symphony goes silent, you’d be well advised to update your résumé. Appropriately valuing the symphony means rejecting the big lie — that’s what it is — that San Antonio is too poor and lowbrow to afford a luxury like a symphony orchestra. The issue isn’t money. The issue is values.”