For immediate release: February 21, 2017
YO-YO MA RETURNS TO
THE TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
FOR FIRST PERFORMANCE IN 8 YEARS
José Luis Gomez to Conduct December 5 program
(Tucson, AZ)—Reigning cello virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma will perform with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra for the first time since 2009 one night only on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tucson Music Hall.
Awarded the National Medal of Arts and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Kennedy Center honoree and 18-time Grammy®-winning performer has enthralled audiences worldwide on stage, recordings, film and television.
His debut with the Tucson Symphony in December, 2009 was sold-out. “With nuance, warmth, Ma does great show with the TSO,” stated the headline in the Arizona Daily Star. He “produced a luxuriant tone that resonated throughout the hall,” the review continued. “He is called the greatest living classical musician for a reason. He is a cellist whose energetic, inspired technical skills mesmerize from the first stroke.”
Yo-Yo Ma tickets are only available for purchase as an addition to a 2017/18 TSO discount ticket package for the Classic, Masterworks and SuperPops! series and Create Your Own and Flex Pass subscribers. Tickets are limited to one per package. Tickets, $60 to $150, can be purchased by phone, in person at the TSO box office or by mail. TSO Box Office hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. The box office is in the Tucson Symphony Center at 2175 N. Sixth Avenue. The phone number is (520) 882-8585.
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