The Arizona Symphonic Winds under music director and conductor László Veres, along with Tucson Parks and Recreation, brings you a series of free Fall concerts on Saturday evenings. All concerts begin at 7 pm at the László Veres Amphitheater at Udall Park, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd, just east of Sabino Canyon Road. Bring a comfortable folding chair & your picnic dinner. Best seats available before 6:30 pm.
This year's schedule:
Sept. 7: “Beautiful Sound of the Bassoon” Marissa Olegario, Professor of Bassoon at the University of Arizona Fox School of Music performs the virtuoso “Andante and Hungarian Rondo” by Weber.
Sept. 14: “Glowing Tone of the Violin” Michelle Abraham Kantor, Associate Concertmaster of the Tucson Symphony is the soloist performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, one of the great masterpieces of music.
Sept. 21: “Stars of the Winds” Outstanding band musicians are presented front and center including a husband/wife clarinet duet; oboe solo and others.
Sept. 28: “Evening With Elena” Vocalist Elena Galbraith returns to the stage to sing music of George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and others.
Musical selections are from Broadway Musicals, standard band literature, Overtures, marches, and novelty pieces on every concert.