Music from Bach and Before
Now in its 38th season, the Arizona Early Music Society presents a veritable feast of top-ranked national and international ensembles bringing early music to life for Tucson audiences.
October 13, 2019
In our first concert of the season, the outstanding Estonian a cappella vocal ensemble Heinavanker returns to Tucson with a program of 15th and 16th century works dedicated to the Virgin Mary in honor of Estonia’s earliest Christian roots.
November 2, 2019 | Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
We then present the British viol consort Fretwork with sensational British countertenor Iestyn Davies in an eclectic program of works combining Byrd and Gibbons with Gesualdo and Vaughan Williams, all subject to the consummate musicality and inventive creativity of the artists.
December 8, 2019
For our December offering, prepare to be electrified not by holiday lights but by breathtaking performances as the early music rock stars of Quicksilver come to Tucson to demonstrate their command of the extravagant and experimental German stylus fantasticus.
January 19, 2020
The new year brings the Tucson Desert Song Festival, and we welcome famed countertenor Reginald Mobley with Agave Baroque performing music of the Americas, wide ranging in country, era, and style.
March 22, 2020
March showers delight the desert, and Rachel Barton Pine in Trio Settecento will treat our audiences to a concert of virtuosic sonatas by Corelli and his contemporaries.
April 19, 2020
We close our season with this year’s James Anthony Concert featuring Ensemble Caprice performing the greats of the French Baroque repertoire.
Don’t miss any of these fabulous concerts!
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