Michael Fabiano, Nicole Cabell, Cecilia Duarte Headline Tucson Desert Song Festival’s 2024 Season

By David Salazar

The Tucson Desert Song Festival has unveiled its 2024 season.

First up is “Blue Heron: Portraits in Song – Music from Renaissance Italy,” which features works by Johannes Ciconia, Guillaume Du Fay, Antoine Busnoys, and Heinrich Isaac, among others.

Performance Dates: Jan. 14, 2024

Next up is “Mozart & Hagen” featuring True Concord Voices & Orchestra. The showcase will include Mozart’s C-minor Mass and Hagen’s “Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci.”

Performance Dates: Jan. 26-28, 2024

Mezzo Cecilia Duarte will perform from her album “Reencuentros” alongside Trio Chapultepec and percussionist Jesús Pacheco. The showcase also features guitarist Misael Barraza-Díaz in the second half.

Performance Dates: Jan. 26, 2024

Michael Fabiano and pianist Laurent Philippe will world premiere Jimmy López Bellido’s “Quiet Poems.”

Performance Dates: Feb. 14 & 15, 2024

The company will feature the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Verdi’s “Requiem with José Luis Gomez conducting.

Performance Dates: March 22, 2024

Nicole Cabell joins True Concord Voices & Orchestra in a program of music by Bernstein and Poulenc.

Performance Dates: April 5-7, 2024

Nicole Cabell will also make her Tucson Desert Song Festival debut with a recital program featuring works by Puccini, Gounod, Gershwin, Jerome Kern, and Cole Porter.

Performance Dates: April 9, 2024