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The State of Classical Music

At classical music concerts I attend, one thing is a constant: the age of the audience. Nearly everyone is 50-plus, with an emphasis on the 70-plus set. There are...

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...

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...

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...

Van Cliburn Gold Medallist Dazzles at Tucson Symphony

He won the gold medal at the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2017. This weekend Yekwon Sunwoo dazzled an audience at the Music Hall of the Tucson...
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