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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Forms in a Cloud

On the surface it appears the three compositions performed by the Tucson Symphony Orchestra this weekend have little in common. But perhaps inspired by Remembrance Day on Nov. 11,...

Classical Music to Make Us Feel

Composer Michael Torke minced no words before an audience at the Tucson Music Hall about the effect of 'modern' classical music on the public. “If you see a program for...

World Premiere in Esperanto

It may not be a unique event, but certainly the premiere of a choral work for symphony orchestra in the Esperanto language is a great rarity. To have such...

Tanque Verde: Best Dude Ranch in Arizona

Whether you are getting married or just have an outdoor Cowboy BBQ, Tanque Verde Ranch at the far eastern point of Speedway Blvd. in Tucson has it all. And...

Mozart and Beethoven

The most recent concert by the Tucson Symphony Orchestra concluded its tribute to Beethoven on his 250th birthday. In this case an audience at Catalina Foothills High School was...

Toby Keith: We Need Cowboys to Clean Things Up

Toby Keith ended his 2019 tour, entitled That's Country Bro!, right here in Tucson. The concert, at the Casino del Sol AVA amphitheatre, was a sold-out lively affair with...

A New Angle on La Bohème

La bohème operates on a dual level. The first two acts are full of joie de vivre and exhibit a carefree attitude to love and life that reflects the...

The Shadow of Beethoven

Even as he was about to play Concerto No. 2 for Piano by Saint-Saens, pianist Sean Chen spoke in some awe of Ludwig von Beethoven. “After Beethoven died in 1827...

Humanities Festival in Tucson

The 10th annual Tucson Humanities Festival (through the month of October and ending Nov. 1) will offer a range of talks and a film to explore how the humanities...

Music for Leonardo da Vinci’s 500th Anniversary

To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, a multimedia symphony by Jocelyn Hagen is being performed across the United States this year. This audio-visual...
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