Movie Magic! New Texas Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016-17 Season

The premier community orchestra of Dallas features an entire season featuring the sights and sounds heard in film; highlights include a salute to Star Trek's 50th anniversary, appearances by Kid Rock Dallas and Dallas Symphony cellist Jolyon Pegis.
NTSO 2016-17 Season Movie Magic
NTSO 2016-17 Season Movie Magic
DALLAS - Sept. 1, 2016 - PRLog -- The New Texas Symphony Orchestra, the premier community orchestra of Dallas, announces the organization's 13th regular season concert series, Movie Magic, featuring music influenced by and heard in cinema:

Look to the Stars
Sunday, November 6, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
Dallas City Performance Hall

The New Texas Symphony Orchestra kicks of the Movie Magic season with "Look to the Stars," featuring the classical music and themes heard in movies like Star Wars, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Apollo 13, and most certainly Star Trek, currently celebrating its 50th anniversary. Fan groups representing the various sci-fi franchises from all around the state will join the NTSO in full costume to create a truly magical, out-of-this world concert experience.
¨ Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra (heard in 2001: A Space Odyssey)
¨ Winners of the Adult Amateur Aria and Concerto Competition
¨ Horner (arr. Moss) Apollo 13 Selections
¨ Williams (arr. O'Loughlin) Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
¨ Second half – all music from Star Trek  - Happy 50th Anniversary!
¨ Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale), 1st Movement (Awakening of Cheerful Feelings on Arrival in the Country);
¨ Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4, 2nd Movement (Andante in modo do canzona)
¨ Dvorak, Slavonic Dance No. 8, Op. 46
¨ Custer, arr., Star Trek Through the Years

The Westerns
Sunday, February 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Dallas City Performance Hall

The New Texas Symphony Orchestra celebrates the sights and sounds of the cinematic old west, featuring those rootin' tootin' cowpokes from the Dallas Asian-American Youth Orchestra.
¨ Rossini, William Tell Overture
¨ Copland, Down a Country Lane
¨ The Magnificent Seven (arr. Phillipe)
¨ Traditional (arr. Bullock), Shenandoah
¨ Grofe (arr. Gold), On the Trail from The Grand Canyon Suite
¨ Barry, John (Arr. Rosenhaus), Concert Suite from Dances with Wolves

Jazz Up & Rock Out
Sunday, April 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Dallas City Performance Hall

Featuring the Cedar Valley College Lab Band, Little Kids Rock-Dallas, Seagoville High School Modern Band and more!
¨ Duke Ellington! (arr. Custer)
¨ TBD – CVC Lab Band
¨ Jobim, Wave (arr. Lewis)
¨ Brubeck, Take Five (arr. Cerulli)
¨ The Shadow of Your Smile from The Sandpiper (arr. Lewis)
¨ Children of Sanchez (arr. Phillips)
¨ Townshend, Pete (arr. Phillips), Classic Quadrophenia: The Rock (The Who)
¨ Lennon/McCartney (arr. Mendelson), Beatles Medley
¨ TBD – Little Kids Rock-Dallas (Seagoville HS Modern Band)
¨ Smooth (arr. Brubaker)
¨ The Eagles on Tour (arr. Roszell)
¨ Seasons of Love from Rent (arr. Emerson, orch. Couch)
¨ Let the Sunshine In from Hair (arr./orch. Couch) (NTSO-CVC-LKR)

Heart & Soul
Sunday, June 25, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
Dallas City Performance Hall

Featuring Dallas Symphony Orchestra cellist Jolyon Pegis.
¨ Smetana, Ma Vlast (My Homeland), The Moldau
¨ Bloch, Schelomo (Hebraic Rhapsody) for cello and orchestra
¨ Barber, Adagio for Strings
¨ Schubert, Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 (Unfinished)

About NTSO - The New Texas Symphony Orchestra ( is an all-volunteer, non-profit performing arts group under the baton of Dr. Kathryn D. "Cathy" Brown, who founded the NTSO in 2004 with a two-fold dream that provides amateur musicians an opportunity to play in a full orchestra setting and to share with audiences the excitement and quality that comes from music performed by those who play purely for the love of it.

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214-469-453-NTSO (6876)
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