A Visit with Holocaust Survivors about Bernstein’s Kaddish Symphony

Jan 12, 2018

We spent a wonderful morning with Tucson’s Jewish Family Children’s Services Holocaust Survivor group! Our conversation centered around the religious aspects of Leonard Bernstein’s work, focused on his MASS! (True Concord Voices and Orchestra, January 26 and 28) …

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Lenny and Me: My Years with Leonard Bernstein

Dec 10, 2017

George Hanson, Director, Tucson Desert Song Festival
Let’s get one thing straight: we NEVER called him Lenny!
For the last seven years of his life, I had the great privilege and honor of working with and for the most …

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Das Lied von der Erde, January 22 and 24

Jan 20, 2016

A Personal Message from George Hanson
 
Top Ten Reasons Why You MUST Come Hear TSO This Weekend!
 
On Friday, January 22 at 8pm and Sunday, January 24 at 2pm, I will rejoin my TSO colleagues onstage to present …

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Tucson Desert Song Festival: $150k gift to celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th Birthday

Nov 22, 2015

Thank you Dorothy Vanek!  I am looking forward to working with Dorothy to develop an expansion of TDSF, and to build a great celebration of LB’s 100th birthday in 2018:
Article: Strong Benefactor Behind Songfest, Tucson Classical Arts

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New Video: 20 Years with TSO

Nov 22, 2015

Please enjoy this wonderful video, a gift of my friends and colleagues at the Tucson Symphony Orchestra!

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