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Shiyeon Sung, conductor

Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon Overture
Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus, Concerto for Birds and Orchestra
Igor Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (1919)

Internationally-acclaimed conductor Shiyeon Sung makes her TSO debut in an exploration of fairy tales depicted in vibrant orchestral colors. Ravel’s charming portrayal of innocence and the enchantment of Stravinsky’s Firebird contrast with the sounds of real-life birds in Finnish composer Rautavaara’s haunting evocation of Arctic song. A showcase program for your TSO!

In Memory of Joan MacDonald

Photo by Yongbin Park

Expected duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes
Concert Comments, a pre-concert talk, will begin 1 hour before each performance.
Travel advisories:
Cushing Street is closed between Stone Avenue and Granada Avenue, around the south side of Tucson Convention Center for re-paving. Only one direction will be open for traffic until re-paving is complete in November. Read More →
The garages in both Lot C (entrance from Granada) and Lot A (entrance from Church) are open. The lot C garage elevator is not yet open. If you cannot climb stairs, please park at the surface level.
There are ice show events at Tucson Arena on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Consider arriving early to avoid traffic or parking congestion.

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