Celebrating our 40th Season

Celebrating our 40th Season


January 28–30, 2022
Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church | 2331 E Adams Street, Tucson, AZ  >> Map
Underwritten by a generous grant from the Tucson Desert Song Festival.

Acclaimed early music expert Avi Stein has put together three concerts of Baroque gems in a Festival that celebrates our 40th season. We are thrilled to present these special concerts that culminate in a dramatic Handel oratorio about love and jealousy.

We welcome these musicians who will be performing in the concerts:

Nola Richardson, soprano  |  Tyler Duncan, bass
Alana Youssefian and Chloe Fedor, violins  |  Jessica Troy, viola
Michael Untermann, cello  |  John Feeney, bass
Priscilla Herreid and Meg Owens, oboe  |  Nate Helgeson, bassoon

Tickets will be available for individual concerts as well as a Festival Pass for all three concerts.

“Across the Alps”
Friday, January 28 at 7:00 pm

Concerto Grosso Propitia Sydera by Georg Muffat
Concerto in G Minor by Francesco Durante
Trio in G minor by Antonio Vivaldi
Sinfonia in F Major by G. A. Brescianello
Concerto Grosso in B flat by G. F. Handel
Cantata – Alpestre monte by G. F. Handel, with soprano soloist
Opera arias by G. F. Handel, with soprano soloist

“Heaven and Earth” — Music of J. S. Bach
Saturday, January 29 at 3:00 pm

Harpsichord Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052
Cantata 82 – Ich habe Genug, with bass soloist
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068

“Apollo and Daphne” — Music of G. F. Handel
Sunday, January 30 at 3:00 pm

Pastoral oratorio for soprano, bass, and chamber orchestra:
2 violins, viola, cello, bass, 2 oboes, bassoon, and harpsichord/organ
Additional works complete the program.

Buy your tickets starting September 1.