The New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving presents “Fanfares” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, December 9 at the Irving Arts Center’s Carpenter Hall. The concert continues the orchestra’s 31st anniversary “Sundays at the Symphony” series for 2018-19 with a new composition by Francis Osentowski, a piano solo by UTA faculty member John Solomons, and a guest conducting appearance by NPOI’s assistant conductor Stephen Pandolfo.
Dr. Sergio Espinosa, NPOI’s conductor and musical director, has chosen Franz Liszt’s famous Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2, and the overture to the opera, Semiramide, by Gioachino Rossini for the program, the latter with Mr. Pandolfo conducting. Dr. Osentowski’s Fanfare and Celebrationopens the concert, and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no. 5, the “Emperor”, closes it, with Dr. John Solomons as soloist.
For more information about NPOI, and this concert, visit www.npoirving.com.