2022-2023 Season

2022-2023 Season

Welcome to our 47th Season of Presenting Free Concerts
Music Director, Keun Oh

The Civic Orchestra of Tucson is looking forward to an exciting season with its new Music Director, Keun Oh. The highlights of the season are below. We hope you will join us at our:

  • 8 Free Concerts during the season
  • 1 Benefit Concert
  • The Nutcracker Ballet, as we return to donating our services in the pit for performances by Dancing in the Streets.

Venues range from Oro Valley to Green Valley and include Christ Church United Methodist, Valley Presbyterian (Green Valley), the El Conquistador Tucson, a Hilton Resort, and others.


BRAHMS, BEETHOVEN, and MORE
Free Concerts in October


Sunday, October 16, 2022 ~ 3:30 pm
Crowder Hall, UA Fred Fox School of Music
1017 N Olive Road, Tucson
» Directions (PDF)


Saturday, October 22, 2022 ~ 3:00 pm
Catalina Foothills High School
4300 E Sunrise Dr, Tucson
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Johannes Brahms ~ Symphony #1
Ludwig van Beethoven ~ Coriolan Overture
Wallingford Riegger ~ Dance Rhythms


MUSICAL HOLIDAY TREATS
Free Concerts in December


Saturday, December 3, 2022 ~ 3:00 pm
Valley Presbyterian Church
2800 S Camino Del Sol, Green Valley
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Sunday, December 4, 2022 ~ 3:00 pm
“Meet the Conductor” Reception at 2:00 pm

El Conquistador Tucson, a Hilton Resort
10000 N Oracle Rd, Tucson
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Ludwig van Beethoven ~ Symphony #5
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ~ Highlights from “The Magic Flute”
featuring soprano Aysen Idil Milliogullari and baritone Zhong Liu
Holiday Favorites


THE NUTCRACKER BALLET
with Dancing in the Streets Arizona

Saturday, December 17, 2022 ~ 2:00 pm 
Sunday, December 18, 2022 ~ 2:00 pm
Temple of Music and Art
330 S Scott Ave, Tucson


BENEFIT EVENT

Saturday, February 4, 2023 ~ 3:00 pm
Christ Church United Methodist
655 N Craycroft Rd, Tucson
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Ferde Grofé ~ Grand Canyon Suite: I, II, and III
Jean Sibelius ~ Finlandia
Performances by Young Artists’ Competition Winners
Light Classical and Pops Music


BUENOS DIAS and BONJOUR
Free Concerts in March

Sunday, March 19, 2023 ~ 3:30 pm
Crowder Hall, UA Fred Fox School of Music
1017 N Olive Road, Tucson
» Directions (PDF)

Saturday, March 25, 2023 ~ 3:30 pm
Sahuarita District Auditorium
350 W Sahuarita Rd, Sahuarita
» Map

Collaboration with Mariachi Aztlán de Pueblo High School
and
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán ~ Son de La Negra
Potpourri Mexicano
Georges Bizet
~ Farandole from L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Gabriel Fauré ~ Pélleas and Mélisande Suite
Arthur Honegger ~ Pacific 231


LIGHT CLASSICS and POPS
Free Concerts in May


Saturday, May 6, 2023 ~ 3:00 pm
Christ Church United Methodist
655 N Craycroft Rd, Tucson
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Sunday, May 7, 2023 ~ 7:00 pm
DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center
Reid Park, 900 S Randolph Way, Tucson
» Directions (PDF)

Béla Bartók ~ Romanian Folk Dances
Performances by Young Artists’ Competition winners
Light Classical and Pops Music

Please note that this information is subject to change.