MUSICEvents This Week
ARIZONA OPERA. TCC Music Hall. 260 S. Church Ave. Three performances only, February 13 through 15: Così Fan Tutte, Mozart's popular opera about flirtation, deception and fickle love. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. For ticket information and reservations, call 293-4336 or 1-800-638-4235.
HONOR CHOIR. The UA Honor Choir and Choraliers perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, in the Catalina Foothills High School Auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door. For information, call 577-5090.
PADDY NOONAN. Palo Verde High School Auditorium. 1302 S. Avenida Vega. Irish accordionist Paddy Noonan takes the stage with his accomplished band and acclaimed Irish comedian Ginnity for A Musical Taste of Ireland, a benefit at 8 p.m. Friday, February 13. Tickets are $18, available in advance at Dillard's, Hear's Music, the Harp & Shamrock, and the Irish American Gaelic Society. Call 748-1407 for information.
THE REGIMENTAL BAND. This 1880s-style brass band dons its historic apparel from Old Fort Lowell in a free performance at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 14, in Fort Lowell Park, Craycroft and Fort Lowell roads.
TIBETAN MUSIC AND DANCE. UA Social Sciences Auditorium, on the UA campus. The Lamas of Ganden Jangtse Monastery in India perform Joyful Wisdom, an evening of traditional dance, multi-tonal chanting and folk dramas at 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 13. Admission is $10, $5 for seniors and students, at the door. Call 885-6527 for information.
SLONAKER SERIES. Slonaker House, UA campus on Second Street, east of Park Avenue. UA music students offer free, brown-bag performances from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, February 13 and 27. Performances continue throughout the spring. For more information, call 626-7183.
SUNDAY JAZZ JAMS. Cottonwood Café. 60 N. Alvernon Way. The Tucson Jazz Society presents the revival of the Sunday Jazz Jam. Cass Preston and the Individuals perform on February 15. Performances are from 7 to 11 p.m. Admission is $4, $2 for TJS members. Call the TJS hotline at 743-3399 for recorded information.
DESERT BLUEGRASS JAM. The Desert Bluegrass Association holds its monthly jam at 4 p.m. Sunday, February 15, at the Texas T-Bone Restaurant, 8981 E. Tanque Verde Road. Play, sing along, or just listen. All are welcome.
FOOTHILLS PHIL. Catalina Foothills high School Band Room. 4300 E. Sunrise Drive. The Foothills Phil, a community, intergenerational orchestra conducted by Laszlo Veres, wants you! Musicians of all ages and abilities are invited to join and share their love of music. Registration fee is $30. Call Judi Botwin at 577-5304 for information.
FOOTHILLS WOMEN'S CHORUS. A group of women who love to sing, no auditions required. Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays in the Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Road. Spring programs include Broadway tunes, pop music and old favorites, performed in front of various organizations and retirement communities. For more information, call 888-1737 or 299-1449.
TUNE CATCHERS. The Tune Catchers, an a cappella women's chorus, meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in the music room of the Fountain of Life Lutheran Church, 710 S. Kolb Road. New members are welcome. Call 325-0655 for more information.
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