2019-20 Season

Linus Lerner, Music Director
Season Sponsored by Dorothy Vanek

Celebrating 40 Years of Beautiful Music!

Tickets for St. Andrew’s Series (Sundays, 3:00 pm*) available below.
— Students 17 and under admitted free! —
Tickets for SaddleBrooke DesertView Performing Arts Center Series (Saturdays, 7:30 pm*)
are sold by the venue: 

(520) 825-2818 or https://tickets.saddlebrooketwo.com/


Gershwin & Beethoven

With regret, SASO announces that, like most other performing arts organizations, we must cancel our April 24-26th concert cycle. We will reach out soon with details such as ticketing policies and future events.

Friday, April 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Past Concerts

Tchaikovsky and a Live Painter

Melanie Chae

Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm
SaddleBrooke DesertView Performing Arts Center
Concert sponsored by Beatrice Simpson
Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Concert sponsored by Jerry Levine
  • Tchaikovsky: Festival Coronation March
  • Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Melanie Chae, piano)
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 (live painting interpretation by Armando Silva)

    Armando Silva

Beethoven & Strauss

Matthias Manasi

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm
SaddleBrooke DesertView Performing Arts Center
Concert sponsored by Kathie Heitmann
Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 3:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Concert co-sponsored by Rudi Faller

Guest Conductor and soloist: Matthias Manasi

  • Beethoven: “Turkish March” from The Ruins of Athens
  • Richard Strauss: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (Matthias Manasi, piano)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2, mvt. 1 (Graham Fawson, piano – winner of the 2020 Dorothy Vanek Youth Concerto Competition)

Carmina Burana

The Helios Ensemble

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church*
Co-sponsored by Linda Stack
Co-sponsored by Edward Kane, in memory of Gloria Kane
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Concert sponsored by Judy Saks
  • Orff: Carmina Burana (featuring Liliana del Conde, soprano; Adriano Pinheiro, tenor; Andrew Stuckey, baritone; and The Helios Ensemble)

Plus THREE additional outreach performances (tickets available at the door):

Friday, November 8, 7:00 PM – Marana High School

Saturday, November 9, 7:00 PM – Empire High School

Wednesday, November 13, 7:00 PM – Rincon High School

 

 

From Paris to Leningrad

Giuliano de Angelis

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm
SaddleBrooke DesertView Performing Arts Center
Concert sponsored by Robert & Donna Langwig and Howard Reeve
Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Concert sponsored by Larry Leung
  • Offenbach: Overture to La belle Hélène
  • Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 (Giuliano de Angelis, cello)
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

A Mexican Independence Day Celebration

An evening of festive favorites, featuring winners of the Linus Lerner International Vocal Competition and Mariachi Los Diablitos de Sunnyside High School

Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Sunnyside High School
Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Fox Tucson Theatre (Free Concert)
  • To reserve tickets, contact the Mexican Consulate of Tucson: (520) 882-5595, ext. 404

Mariachi los Diablitos de Sunnyside High School

 

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