Brahms, Vanbeselaere, Bernstein
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Vanbeselaere: Convergences, with guest soloist Thomas Leleu, tuba (France)
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
One of the one of the most innovative classical musicians in the world, French tuba player Thomas Leleu makes his Arizona debut as he joins the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra for Convergences by contemporary composer Jean-Philippe Vanbeselaere. Leleu was recently awarded Soloist of the Year at the prestigious French Victoires de la Musique Classique.
Founded in 1979, the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra is a vital community resource that unites performers and audiences through a passion for music. The orchestra presents world premieres, seldom-performed treasures and classical gems.