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MICHAEL STERN, TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and CHORUS SHINE IN CLASSIC FINALE

THE TOP NINE reasons to be @ TCC Music Hall @ 2:00 P.M. (or1:00 P.M.) on Sunday, 7 April 2019 9) TSO Guest Conductor, MICHAEL STERN, the esteemed Music Director of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra, is a dedicated, deep-thinking, passionate, and articulate proponent and practitioner of musical art at its highest level. His pre-concert talk (one hour beforehand) shows a director intimately familiar with the music, the composers' personal lives, and the concurrent social and political forces affecting the work of these great artists. He backed up his knowledge and passion with great vision and skill guiding the TSO to excellent performances of this unusual program. 8) The BRAHMS 'SCHICKSALSLIED' (Song of Destiny) is masterly symphonic choral writing; beautifully balanced, in Brahms generous, mature harmonic language, and deeply expressive. 7) You need a midday break from all of your Spring GARDENING chores and duties! 6) STRAVINSKY's 'Symphony of Psalms', lik…