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Civic Orchestra of Tucson Holiday Concerts
December 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - December 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm MST
The Civic Orchestra of Tucson, led by Charles Bontrager, performs a pair of free concerts of music by American composers. Come enjoy the lively rhythms, lyrical melodies, and rich harmonies of such familiar composers as Aaron Copland and Howard Hanson, and be introduced to Phoenix’s Ron Nelson and the late Ellsworth Milburn, friend and colleague of Maestro Bontrager.
The Civic Orchestra of Tucson is a 75-member, all-volunteer orchestra presenting free concerts in the greater Tucson area since 1975.
Where and when:
Saturday, December 1, 2018 ~ 3:00 pm
Valley Presbyterian Church
2800 S Camino Del Sol, Green Valley 85622
Sunday, December 2, 2018 ~ 3:00 pm
Christ Church United Methodist
655 N Craycroft Rd, Tucson 85711
On the program:
Ron Nelson ~ Jubilee
Ellsworth Milburn ~ Chiaroscuro (1984)
Aaron Copland ~ 4 Dance Episodes from “Rodeo”
Howard Hanson ~ Symphony No. 2, “Romantic”