Remember When … ?

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Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker’ was always part of the season, with colorful ballet onstage? And holidays meant singing your favorite carols with friends and family? This one is for you! They’re back! Guests, Momentum Dance Company.

Repertoire:

  • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite Op. 71a with Momentum Ballet Company
  • Various: Traditional seasonal holiday music and audience sing-along

 

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