A week-long series presented in March by the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music, this winter festival features such beloved composers as Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert. Guest ensembles have included the Tokyo String Quartet and Apollo’s Fire Baroque Ensemble. The festival also boasts a strong Commissioning program, having performed premieres of works by Lee Hoiby, Augusta Reade Thomas, Stephen Paulus, Joan Tower, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, and more.
Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival Information
- Handicapped Accessibility: Good
- Performances/Programs: Seven Festival concerts, including a free Youth Concert, plus three open rehearsals and two master classes; six Evening Series concerts from fall through spring; three Piano and Friends concerts from fall through winter
- Ticket Prices: All concerts are $25 general admission, $10 students
- Subscriptions: Festival—Six Concerts and Gala Dinner, $285; Gala Dinner only, $150; Six Concerts only, $140. Evening Chamber Music series—$140. Piano and Friends—$70.