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On 9th of February, Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s MasterWorks series’ fourth edition is coming to Catalina Foothill High School’s auditorium for a classical performance. The show will also provide the guests with the opportunity to meet the conductor, George Hanson and other guest artists to get an insight into what they are about to experience an hour before the show begins. The Poetry in Music tickets are now available, so purchase them if you wish to attend this TSO classical show of fantasies and dreams, dreamed by the legends of romantic music, Hector Berlioz and Joseph-Maurice Ravel, and revived by the conductors and sopranos of the day.
Berlioz & Ravel: Poetry in Music is going to be a program that will take away the audiences on a fantasy journey. The dreams will be exuberant with dark turnings and sprightly interlude. The music will shift from dancing tones to horns and then back to the orchestral sounds. The show will kick start from Romeo and Juliet’s Scherzo. It will include Berlioz’ Summer Nights, a tribute to A Midsummer Night’s Dream by the master, Shakespeare. Apart from that, it will also include three romantic poems by Ravel, which will create a shadowy, yet beautiful feel. The show will finally come to an end with a positive note through Le Tombeau de Couperin, a composition of hope and love.
Joseph-Maurice Ravel was a composer belonging to France, who lived from 1875 to 1937. He earned immense fame because of his instrumental and orchestral effects and textured melodies. A lot of his orchestral music, piano music, vocal music and chamber music have today become a prominent part of the standard concert repertoire across the globe. He is also one of the most prominent names belonging to the impressionist music world, along with Claude Debussy.
Hector Berlioz was another romantic composer belonging to France, who lived before Ravel, and earned fame for his compositions such as Grande messe des morts and Symphonie fantastique. Berlioz is also known for being of the composers who gave roots to the modern orchestra through his compositions such as Treatise on Instrumentation. During his day, he arranged some of the most memorable performances, which included up to 1,000 musicians. During his lifetime, he composed around fifty songs. His influence can be found in many great artists that came after him, such as Richard Wagner, Franz Liszt, Gustav Mahler and Richard Strauss.
Tucson Symphony Orchestra, mainly known for its professional orchestra was founded in the year 1928. Back in the day, the season was made up for only two concerts. Currently, TSO is the oldest performing arts organization that has been continuously running in Southwest. Now the orchestra’s season starts in September and lasts till May, and includes around sixty concerts. Every season includes one Classic Series among the seven; Green Valley, Nogales, Safford, Valley, Thatcher and Bisbee. Apart from its professional music performances, the orchestra also provides educational programs that have been serving around 40,000 kids every season.
Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s seasons consist of a variety of music styles, which include classical, pop, big bang, jazz, mariachi and folk. It also performs and commissions the latest work of the new composers. The current music director of TSO is George Hanson, as of 1996. He is the conductor of the upcoming Berlioz & Ravel: Poetry in Music – MasterWorks 4 show as well. The mezzo-soprano is going to be Jennifer Johnson Cano, who is also an active member of Lindemann Your Artist Development Program of Metropolitan Opera. To catch her mesmerizing performance rooted in the works of the legends, Catalina Foothill High School Auditorium is where you ought to be on 8th of February. Have your Poetry in Music tickets in hand in advance.