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2013-2014 Season

The Civic Orchestra of Tucson is pleased to announce our 2013-2014 season. Unless noted otherwise, all concerts are conducted by COT Music Director Dr. Herschel Kreloff.


"Inspired by Shakespeare" ~ Classical Concert ~ free!

Saturday, October 12, 2013 ~ 7:00 pm
Canyon Del Oro (CDO) High School
25 W. Calle Concordia, Oro Valley
Sunday, October 13, 2013 ~ 3:00 pm
Community Performing Arts Center
1250 W Continental Road, Green Valley

Overture to Midsummer Night's Dream ~ Felix Mendelssohn
Love Scene from Romeo and Juliet, a "symphonie dramatique"~ Hector Berlioz
Overture to Merry Wives of Windsor ~ Otto Nicolai
Selections from the film, "Henry V" ~ William Walton
Othello Concert Overture ~ Antonin Dvorak

"Gifts of Music" ~ Classical Concert ~ free!
Saturday, December 7, 2013 ~ 7:00 pm
Leo Rich Theatre
260 S Church Avenue, Tucson
Sunday, December 8, 2013 ~ 3:00 pm
Vistoso Community Church
1200 E Rancho Vistoso Blvd, Oro Valley

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 ~ Johann S. Bach
     violinist Emily Evans, flutist Fran Moskovitz and harpsichordist Jeffri Sanders
Siegfried's Idyll ~ Richard Wagner
Variations on a Shaker Melody ("Simple Gifts") ~ Aaron Copland
Symphony No. 5 ~ Ludwig van Beethoven

Read more about these past concerts.


The Nutcracker
Complete ballet with Dancing in the Streets Arizona
Conducted by Ace Edewards

Saturday, December 14 ~ 7:00 pm
Sunday, December 15 ~ 3:00 pm
Fox Tucson Theatre
17 W Congress Street, Tucson


"Generations of Music"
Special Concert to Benefit the 30th Annual Young Artists' Competition

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The Clubhouse Ballroom at The Highlands at Dove Mountain
4949 W Heritage Blvd, Marana, AZ    >> Directions and map
Silent Auction ~ 6:30 pm
Concert ~ 7:30 pm
Tickets: $20

Featuring the world premiere of a cello concerto, To Move a Mountain, composed by 19-year-old Clark Evans, performed by 13-year-old Levi Powe.


This concert is co-sponsored by Glenda Grow, Broker Associate
Keller Williams Southern Arizona ~ www.growtucson.com ~ 520-241-0699
and two anonymous donors.


Musique Fran├žaise ~ free!
Saturday, March 15, 2014 ~ 7:00 pm
Crowder Hall
UA School of Music
1017 N Olive Road, Tucson
Sunday, March 16, 2014 ~ 3:00 pm
Center for the Arts
Pima Community College West Campus
2202 W Anklam Road, Tucson

Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra ~ Francis Poulenc
     pianists Nicholas Zumbro and June Chow-Tyne
Pelleas and Melisande ~ Gabriel Fauré
Symphony in C ~ Georges Bizet
Read more about these past concerts.

Pops Concerts

The Civic Orchestra of Tucson plays popular favorites and light classical pieces in these lively Pops concerts! Also featured will be solo performances by winners of our annual Young Artists' Competition.

Pops at Quail Creek
Sunday, April 27, 2014 ~ 3:00 pm

Crystal Ballroom at the Madera Clubhouse
2045 E Quail Crossing Blvd.
Quail Creek, Green Valley, AZ
Pops in the Park ~ free!
Sunday, May 4, 2014 ~ 7:00 pm
Musical Instrument Petting Zoo at 6:00 pm
with Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center
Reid Park, Tucson
Pops at Quail Creek is a ticketed event.


Please note that the information presented here is subject to change.