Giving Day in North Texas

Give a kid (and his family) their “First Tickets” to hear a symphony orchestra! Your gift on Giving Day, Sept. 20, will help bring Irving’s sixth-graders and their families to Sundays at the Symphony! From 9/10 to midnight Giving Day, 9/20, go to NorthTexasGivingDay.org, choose “NPOI” and donate any amount!

Arabian Nights

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

At NPOI’s first concert (1988), Wagner’s Overture to Die Meistersinger, Schubert’s Symphony no. 5 and a spellbinding violin in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.  We’ll do it again with violin soloist Adrian Demian!

Grace Note Awards

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

4:15 p.m. – Grace Note Awards for 2019 are presented just after intermission – as each honored group receives a crystal etched award, honoring their significant contribution to the arts in north Texas.

Cheers! Silent auction

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

2:30 p.m. – Cheers! – our annual silent auction- in Carpenter lobby. Open an hour before the concert and at intermission, this provides needed funds to close our season of “Sundays at the Symphony” concerts and our work with Irving schools. More than 100 musical groups, theaters, museums and restaurants and other groups offer us gift certificates or season tickets. Bidding begins at 50% of their value.

From the New World!

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

Berlioz’s rousing Carnival Overture and Beethoven’s Leonore Overture no. 3 with Dvorak’s portrait of America - his Symphony no. 9, From the New World!

Music and Mythology

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

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Dazzling Music

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

 

  • Gioachino Rossini: Overture to the opera, The Barber of Seville
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  • Mikhail Glinka: Capriccio brillante on the Jota Aragonesa
  • César Franck: Symphony in D Minor

Fall Concert

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX

Program content to be announced at a later date, and subject to change.

Connections to the Holidays!

Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX
  • Crisantemi -- Giacomo Puccini
  • Suite from Holberg's Time, Op. 40 -- Edvard Grieg
    1. Prelude: allegro vivace
    2. Sarabande: andante
    3. Gavotte: allegretto
    4. Air: andante religioso
    5. Rigaudon: allegro con bio
  • Symphony in Brass -- Eric Ewazen
    1. Andante; Allegro molto
    2. Andante con moto
    3. Allegro vivace
  • Watch this video performance on YouTube!