Opera and ‘The Firebird’

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

Here are arias and overtures from best-loved operas to warm this chilly month - Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” – with guest soloist Michael Pandolfo and Stravinsky’s blazing “Firebird Suite.

Repertoire:

  • Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute
  • Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville
  • Mozart and Rossini opera arias, soloist: M. Pandolfo
  • Stravinsky: Firebird Suite (1919)

 

Brilliant, sunny music

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

It’s sheer excitement as we welcome spring! Saint-Saens’ Bacchanal, Berlioz’ Hungarian March, Bartok’s Violin Concerto #1 with Adrian Demian, and Bizet’s Carmen Suite no. 1, with a stageful of Irving’s best student musicians.

Repertoire:

  • Saint-Saëns: Bacchanal from Samson and Dalila
  • Berlioz: Hungarian March from The Damnation of Faust
  • Bartok: Violin Concerto No. 1, Sz. 36, soloist: Dr. Adrian Demian
  • Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1

Towering composers!

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

Hear great music by Brahms (Symphony no. 2), matched by Von Suppe’s thrilling overture to “The Queen of Spades.” And join us in saluting a young artist, winner of our annual concerto competition, as we end the season!

Repertoire:

  • Brahms: Symphony No. 2, Op. 98
  • Von Suppé: Overture to The Queen of Spades
  • Youth Concerto Competition winner: TBD