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YOUR CHILDREN WILL BE ENGAGED AND THOROUGHLY ENTERTAINED WITH MUSIC PLAYED BY THE FULL TUCSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, DANCING AND STORYTELLING.

TSO Family Concerts are written with you and your kids in mind; they are just under an hour long and priced affordably. Buy both of these shows as a subscription package and get a discount. Plus, you can make it a three or four show series by adding Home Alone in Concert and/or Magic of Christmas at a discount too!


THE STORY OF BABAR THE ELEPHANT - Family

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 2pm & 3:30pm
Leo Rich Theater

José Luis Gomez, conductor
Narrated by Jason Jacobs, Zoo Administrator of Reid Park Zoo

Everybody’s very favorite little elephant comes to life when José Luis Gomez conducts The Story of Babar the Elephant. In Francis Poulenc’s playful music, various instruments are used to illustrate Babar and the other characters in the story, much like Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. Babar first appeared in French author Jean de Brunhoff’s children’s book Histoire de Babar in 1931. Francis Poulenc composed The Story of Babar the Elephant after his three-year- old cousin showed him the book and said, “Play this!” Poulenc improvised a piano accompaniment to each scene in the book, the music became popular within his neighborhood, and he eventually scored it for orchestra so that we all could enjoy it!

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JOSEFINA JAVELINA: A HAIRY TALE - Family

Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 2pm & 3:30pm
Leo Rich Theater

Michael Hall, conductor

Story by Susan Lowell
Music by Ilona Vukovic-Gay

In this sequel to The Three Javelinas, Josefina dreams of being a ballerina, so she sets off for Pasadena, California. (That’s right next to Hollywood!) At the talent agency, she meets White E. Lamb who, it turns out, is a coyote. During the ensuing chase, she impresses everyone with her fancy footwork and she becomes famous, starring as the Sugar Plum Hairy in The Nutcracker.


BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II - Holiday/SuperPops!/Family

THANKSGIVING WEEKEND!

Saturday, November 25, 4pm matinee
Sunday, November 26, 2pm matinee

Tucson Music Hall

Conducted by George Daugherty
Created by George Daugherty & David Ka Lik Wong
Starring Bugs Bunny

ALSO STARRING:
Elmer Fudd, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, Tweety, Sylvester, Pepe Le Pew, Penelope Pussycat, Giovanni Jones ... and a special appearance by Tom and Jerry.

Celebrate the world’s favorite “Wascally Wabbit” and pals as Bugs Bunny hops into the concert hall! Classic Looney Tunes favorites like The Rabbit of Seville and What’s Opera, Doc? are projected on the big screen, paired with their original live scores inspired by the master composers – just as you remember them! Plus scores of new additions since this concert’s last TSO performances, including Pepe Le Pew, Show Biz Bugs, Robin Hood Daffy, Long-Haired Hare, Tom and Jerry in The Hollywood Bowl, and two brand new 3D cartoons . . . Coyote Falls and Rabid Rider.

50% DISCOUNT FOR CHILDREN

The TSO is the perfect place to bring the family during the holiday season! Starting Thanksgiving weekend through Christmas we make it easy with a 50% discount for children.

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II tickets are available at a discount as part of the SuperPops!, Family, or Create-Your-Own ticket packages or as an add-on to any other package.

LOONEY TUNES and all related characters are elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. TOM AND JERRY and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Turner Entertainment Inc.       (s17)

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MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS - Holiday/SuperPops!/Family

Saturday, December 16, 4pm matinee
Sunday, December 17, 2pm matinee
Tucson Music Hall

Michael Hall, conductor
Tucson Symphony Orchestra Chorus
  Bruce Chamberlain, director
Featuring UA Dance

The Magic of Christmas will lift your spirits. You’ll hear all of your favorite Christmas holiday songs, see UA’s exceptional dancers perform excerpts from The Nutcracker and raise your voice for a sing-along of your very favorite carols. Plus the forecast calls for snow in the Music Hall and Santa is going to make a special visit no matter if you’ve been naughty or nice. Make sure you and yours are part of the magic!

Magic of Christmas tickets are available at a discount as part of the SuperPops!, Family, or Create-Your-Own subscription packages or as an add-on to any other series subscription.

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