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Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra honors Tucson nurses in virtual performance

Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra wanted to honor Tucson nurses on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic with a little music. One problem: The volunteer orchestra couldn’t gather in the same room to perform and its music director, Linus Lerner, was 5,000 miles away. So they did what orchestras worldwide have been doing since the pandemic…

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SASO was the only show in town last weekend

One by one last week, Tucson’s classical music world canceled weekend concerts over fears of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s guest violinist was already in town when the orchestra announced that it was calling off shows last Friday and Sunday. Civic Orchestra of Tucson canceled two performances of its spring concert featuring guest violist…

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Eclectic Orchestra Concert Features Mime, Youth Competition Winner, and World Premiere

Eclectic Orchestra Concert Features Mime, Youth Competition Winner, and World Premiere TUCSON, AZ – The Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra presents an eclectic and dazzling concert on March 2nd in SaddleBrooke and March 3rd at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian. SASO’s 4th concert cycle of the season is full of variety, including a unique live performance by Tucson…

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Renowned Conductor and Two Award-Winning Soloists to Join SASO in Concert of Classics

Tucson – In February, the sweeping, evocative music of Mendelssohn and Brahms will fill the music halls at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian and SaddleBrooke. SASO is privileged to welcome three notable guest artists to the stage for this program: celebrated conductor Peter Leonard will take the podium to conduct the orchestra, joined by solo violinist Madeleine…

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