2015-2016 Season

2015-16 Season

Fanfare!

Music for choir and brass. Works include those by Renaissance masters Gabrieli and Schütz, Bruckner and John Rutter’s exuberant Gloria in honor of his 70th Birthday.

  • Friday, October 2, 7 p.m. – Valley Presbyterian Church, Green Valley
  • Saturday, October 3, 7:30 p.m. – St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church
  • Sunday, October 4, 3 p.m. – Catalina United Methodist Church

A Baroque Feast for the Eyes and Ears

Featuring Bach’s first harpsichord concerto, Vivaldi’s Magnificat and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas with special guest artists Art.if.Act Dance Project.

  • Friday, November 20, 7:30 p.m. – Catalina Foothills High School
  • Saturday, November 21, 7 p.m. – Valley Presbyterian Church, Green Valley
  • Sunday, November 22, 3 p.m. – Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
  • Sunday, November 22, 7:30 p.m. – University of Arizona Stevie Eller Dance Theatre

Lessons and Carols by Candlelight

Featuring works by Britten, Stephen Paulus, Green Valley’s Gerald Near, and others.

  • Thursday, December 10, 7:30 p.m. – Episcopal Church of the Apostles
  • Friday, December 11, 7 p.m. – St. Francis in the Valley Episcopal Church, Green Valley
  • Saturday, December 12, 7:30 p.m. – St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church
  • Sunday, December 13, 3 p.m. – St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church
  • Sunday, December 13, 7:30 p.m. – St. Alban’s Episcopal Church

Cantus:  We Sing Love

Part of the Tucson Desert Song Festival
Internationally-acclaimed Cantus men’s vocal ensemble joins us in a concert of a cappella voices performing works by Monteverdi, Brahms, Poulenc, Eric Whitacre, and Bobby McFerrin.

  • Friday, January 22, 7:30 p.m. – Catalina Foothills High School
  • Saturday, January 23, 7 p.m. – Desert Hills Lutheran Church, Green Valley
  • Sunday, January 24, 3 p.m. – Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

The King of Instruments

Works for choir and organ with Guy Whatley include those by Mendelssohn and Brahms, Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb and Pärt’s Beautitudes.

  • Friday, February 26, 7 p.m. – Lutheran Church of the Risen Savior, Green Valley
  • Saturday, February 27, 7:30 p.m. – St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church
  • Sunday, February 28, 3 p.m. – ***Catalina United Methodist Church
  • Sunday, February 28, 7:30 p.m. – St. Alban’s Episcopal Church

***Please note this venue change

American Rhythm

Music for choir and percussion by American composers, including Barber, Bernstein, Whitacre and a world premiere by Tucson’s Sheldon Curry featuring Homero Ceron on marimba.

  • Friday, April 1, 7:30 p.m. – Scottish Rite Temple
  • Saturday, April 2, 7 p.m. – St. Francis in the Valley Episcopal Church, Green Valley
  • Sunday, April 3, 3 p.m. – Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
  • Sunday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. – Episcopal Church of the Apostles

Dates, repertoire and venues subject to change