Tucson Symphony Orchestra Presents "Beethoven & Wagner" at Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church on Friday, February 8

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Classical music boosts listeners’ brain functions and energy levels, which is why every child should ingest a well-rounded harpsichord each morning. Treat your noggin to a mellifluous meal with this deal to see the Tucson Symphony Orchestra present “Beethoven & Wagner” at Saint Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. For $24, you get one ticket for seating in section B, located toward the rear of the hall on Friday, February 8, at 7:30 p.m. (up to a $49 value). Doors open at 6 p.m. with an optional preconcert chat with the conductor beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Program

Under the steady baton of music director and conductor George Hanson, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra explores the works of beloved German composers. The concert begins with the sunrise strains of the Siegfried Idyll, which blossoms from a peaceful introduction into a joyous swell of woodwinds mimicking birdsong. The soprano Amber Wagner joins the orchestra as the vocal soloist for Wesendonck Lieder, a five-piece song cycle based on the poems of Mathilde Wesendonck that allows Wagner to demonstrate her octave-scaling voice.

After interpreting two of the only nonopera Richard Wagner pieces performed regularly today, the orchestra returns from intermission to peek in on a less-explored side of Beethoven: his time as an opera composer. The Leonore Overture no. 3 from Fidelio opens with brooding strings cut through by lighter clarinet harmonies. A single flute and a chorus of strings pick up the brightening mood with a call-and-response pattern of flighty triplets. Amber Wagner joins the ensemble once again for Abscheulicher! (which translates to “abominable” and is directed at the opera’s villain), closing out the night with an aria that steps delicately along the line between thundering drama and wistful balladry.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 9, 2013. Limit 2 per person. Redeem starting 2/8 for a ticket at venue will call. Must show valid ID matching name on voucher at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which we will provide to facilitate redemption of voucher. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 90 minutes before showtime. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Tucson Symphony Orchestra presents "Beethoven & Wagner"

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