Virtuoso Edwin Kim returns to SASO for Elgar’s Violin Concerto

Virtuoso Edwin Kim returns to SASO for Elgar’s Violin Concerto

By SoAzNewsX Violin virtuoso Edwin Kim returns to Tucson for his third solo appearance with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra, this time to perform Elgar’s Violin Concerto on Jan. 27, 28 and 29. The program also includes Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 and Tchaikovsky’s Suite from Swan Lake. The first performance is in […]

Mary Tyler Moore is dead at age 80

Mary Tyler Moore is dead at age 80

A representative for television legend Mary Tyler Moore, 80, says the actress has died. “Today, beloved icon, Mary Tyler Moore, passed away at the age of 80 in the company of friends and her loving husband of over 33 years, Dr. S. Robert Levine,” spokeswoman Mara Buxbaum said, an ABC affiliate reported on Wednesday. “A […]

2017 Governor’s Arts Awards nominees named

2017 Governor’s Arts Awards nominees named

By SoAzNewsX Seventy artists, arts organizations, advocates, businesses, educators and philanthropists from 19 communities across Arizona have been nominated for 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards in eight categories. Winners will be announced at the 36th annual Governor’s Arts Awards dinner and celebration, May 4 at the Phoenician Resort, 6000 E. Camelback Road in Scottsdale. The Governor’s […]

Try again, without the acceleration: Mahler and his world

Try again, without the acceleration: Mahler and his world

By Jeffrey Tucker / FEE There are several passages in Gustav Mahler’s first symphony that are surprisingly dramatic but extremely difficult to perform. They occur right at the end of sections when the tempo picks up quickly and rushes to a sudden ending. Timing is the problem. It can’t be done by the conductor alone. […]

Arizona Musicfest presents 12 young musicians from aound Arizona at Young Musicians Winter Concert

Arizona Musicfest presents 12 young musicians from aound Arizona at Young Musicians Winter Concert

By SoAzNewsX Twelve of Arizona’s finest and most accomplished young musicians from Ahwatukee, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson will showcase their astounding virtuosity, technique and style at Arizona Musicfest’s Young Musicians Winter Concert at the Musical Instrument Museum at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 29. Tickets are $20.  The concert is presented in […]

Arizona Theatre Company presents Rubén C. González’ “La Esquinita, USA”

Arizona Theatre Company presents Rubén C. González’  “La Esquinita, USA”

By SoAzNewsX Rubén C. González’ powerful, poetic play about love, forgiveness and ultimate redemption connects 10 people left behind in their little corner of the world to struggle with eternal human relationships in the acclaimed La Esquinita, USA at the Temple of Music & Art from Jan. 14 through Feb. 4 in Tucson and from […]

25th Litchfield Park Native American Fine Arts Festival this weekend

25th Litchfield Park Native American Fine Arts Festival this weekend

By SoAzNewsX More than 100 Native American artists from Arizona, New Mexico, California, Colorado and Utah offering a highly diverse range of artwork, jewelry, cultural art and musical instruments will fill the streets of Litchfield Park for The Gathering, the 25th anniversary of the Litchfield Park Native American Fine Arts Festival, from 10 a.m. to […]

Tucson Symphony Orchestra January performances

Tucson Symphony Orchestra January performances

By SoAzNewsX Elements of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra will hold a number of performances in January. Starting the performance series is Back & Haydn in Harmony in the Masterworks series: Catalina Foothills High School Saturday, January 7, 2017, 2pm and 7:30pm Sunday, January 8, 2017 2pm NEW St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Friday, January 6, 7:30pm […]

Artist reception and show at Medicine Man Gallery

Artist reception and show at Medicine Man Gallery

By SoAzNewsX A new art show and artist reception is set for the Medicine Man Art Gallery in Tucson on Jan. 13. Artist Dennis Ziemienski will be available at the art gallery to talk about his latest art titled “Cactus, Clouds, and Diving Girls.” The show opens Friday, Jan. 13 and continues thru Jan. 31. […]