José Luis Gomez, conductor
Maria Brea, soprano
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano*
Richard Trey Smagur, tenor
Kelly Markgraf, baritone
Tucson Symphony Orchestra Chorus · Marcela Molina, interim director
Richard Wagner: Prelude to The Mastersingers of Nuremberg
Richard Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder*
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, “Choral”
There is no greater expression of humanity in music than Beethoven’s choral symphony, culminating with the Ode to Joy. It became the lodestar for everything that followed, including the romantic outpourings of Wagner. The boisterous Mastersingers overture is paired with the song-cycle that was inspired by the passionate poems of his muse at the time, Mathilde Wesendonck.
Underwritten by Drs. John P. and Helen S. Schaefer
With 233,000 square feet of new and refurbished meeting and event space, the Tucson Convention Center has the size and flexibility to accommodate every type of meeting, convention, trade show or banquet event you may be planning. In addition to our meeting space the Tucson Convention Center has three performance facilities which are appropriate for sporting events, ice shows, theatrical performances and concerts.
If you are interested in booking space at the TCC, we offer outstanding menu selections by SAVOR…Tucson, our in-house catering and concession company. Our signature and custom-made menus feature an eclectic range of international, regional and heart-healthy fare. Food and beverage served at events are discussed with the event promoter and our SAVOR…Tucson team.
We are better than ever and we are looking forward to hosting your occasion or seeing you and your family at one of our unforgettable events.
Tickets to events are sold at TCC Box Office and www.ticketmaster.com. TCC Box Office is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, and two hours before event time on show days. TCC Box Office is located at Tucson Convention Center:
260 S. Church Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701
For additional information about TCC please call 520-791-4101
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