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The Arizona Repertory Singers is a 48-voice choral ensemble that shares its tradition of choral artistry and varied performance repertoire – spanning several eras from Renaissance to current contemporary choral music – with audiences of all ages in Tucson and Pima County. The ensemble’s volunteer singers, selected through a rigorous audition process, maintain full-time careers in business, education, engineering, information technology, law, medicine, social service, science and the arts.


April Concerts: Triumphs!


Enjoy music from The Triumphs of Oriana, a fascinating collection of madrigals from 1601 by the best composers of the time, which may (or may not) have been written to honor Queen Elizabeth I. We’ll also offer classics by Aaron Copland, music for choir, harp and organ with guest organist Janet Tolman, new music by Robert Convery, Gabriel Jackson and Gerald Near, and a piece in Welsh – a first for ARS.

Friday, April 21, 7:30 p.m.
Catalina United Methodist Church
2700 E. Speedway Blvd.
Pre-concert talk at 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Stephen Keyl
UA Musicologist and published author for the New Grove Dictionary of Music

Friday, April 28, 7:30 p.m.
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
5150 N. Valley View Rd.
Pre-concert talk at 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Kenneth Peoples
Expert on 16th and 17th century British history

Sunday, April 30, 3:00 p.m.
Christ Church United Methodist
655 N. Craycroft Rd.
Pre-concert talk at 2:30 p.m.
Dr. Stephen Keyl

ADMISSION
Advance: $18
At the door: $20

Tickets may be purchased online at starting March 1 for April 2017 concerts. Tickets are also available at the door or from an ARS member. All sales are final. Students admitted free to these concerts.

For group ticket discounts ($15 each for groups of 10 or more), email us at info@arsingers.org or call 520.792.8141.


Enthusiastic Standing Ovation at Last Holiday Concert
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Photo by: Abraham Karam

Here’s what our audiences said about Radiant Dawn

“The choices of music, variety, and quality of the singing were gorgeous!”
“It just doesn’t get any better than this!”

“When the choir surrounded the audience, their singing uplifted my spirit!”
“Wonderful waves of harmony.”

“The musical leadership of Dr. Elliot Jones is an asset.”

Listen to selections from our December concerts. For more information on these pieces and our entire concert program, read the Concert Program Notes.

O Radiant Dawn by James MacMillan (b. 1959)

A Hymn to the Virgin by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Nowell Sing We by Gabriel Jackson (b. 1962)

Deck the Hall arranged by John Rutter

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