Maestro José Luis Gomez makes his TSO performing debut as first violin in Mozart’s Serenade for Strings. Joseph Haydn, treated like a rock star by British audiences, composed Symphony No. 103 on his second visit to the country in the mid-1790s.
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Van Cliburn silver medalist Joyce Yang teams with former TSO principal trumpet Conrad Jones to perform Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1. The piece started as a trumpet concerto, then added piano made it a double concerto, and it finished as a piano concerto with solo trumpet.
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The works of two icons who changed musical theater forever performed on one stage. Hear selections from Gypsy, West Side Story, Sweeney Todd, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Phantom of the Opera and MORE!
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Come enjoy the artistry of TSO pianist Dean Zhang as he explores multiple facets of LOVE in piano works by Schubert, Bach, Brahms, Liszt and Schumann. Be charmed by exquisite views of the Catalina Mountains from a stunning contemporary home, designed by award-winning architect Rick JOY, in Pima Canyon Estates. This intimate evening with fine music, wine, hors d’œuvres, and good conversation promises to be an experience that will inspire you with musical love and joy.
An evening of music inspired by the mountains and curated by scientists is sure to have you hearing and seeing Pusch Ridge and Catalina Mountains in a whole new way. Learn about Tucson’s geological wonders from guest speakers George Davis, UA Geosciences Regents Professor Emeritus; Joaquin Ruiz, Dean, UA College of Science; and Jim Cook, CEO of the Western National Parks Association. Performance by the TSO Brass Quintet.
Symphony No. 2 evokes the rugged landscape and fierce independence of Sibelius’ homeland with its sweeping melodies and powerful, unrelenting rhythms. Symphony of Psalms, commissioned for the 50th anniversary of the Boston Symphony in 1929 has been hailed as the best classical piece of the twentieth century by Time Magazine.
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The TSO goes “de-conducted” with a little something extra to cap off a fantastic season. Enjoy exquisite music you so rarely get to hear TSO musicians play in the casual, intimate atmosphere of Tucson Symphony Center. Elgar’s youthful charm, Mozart’s humor, and Dvořák’s delight in spirited folk music will end your day with joy.
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