Our 9th Season
2019-2020

Music of the Night

Friday, September 20, 7:00 pm, Legacy Park

A family-friendly concert will feature music from great musical theater productions, such as Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera and Cats, Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, and Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story. Invite your friends and family to experience a beautiful Oklahoma sunset while enjoying the music from the Norman Philharmonic.

Norman Phil's Fall Fling

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:00 pm, The Nest, Terre Verde School

Join us for a fabulous evening. Dinner will be catered by BENVENUTI'S, and music will be provided by members of the Zielinski Singers and guests. There will be a silent auction with exciting items available for bidding starting on November 1. Tickets can be purchased online or call Tarasina Compagni at 970-250-3545.

Candlelight Carol Service

Sunday, December 8, 2019, 7:00 pm, McFarlin Memorial UMC
The Zielinski Singers will join the music ministry program at McFarlin UMC to celebrate the 56th Annual Candlelight Carol Service. The Zielinski Singers will perform seasonal music from their recent tour of Poland.

George Frederic Handel, Messiah, Part I

Sunday, December 15, 2019, 8:30 am & 10:55 am, McFarlin Memorial UMC

Selections from Handel's Messiah Part I, which tells of the Old Testament prophecy of Christ's Advent, the Pastoral Symphony, prophecy and fulfillment, the celestial announcements heralding Christ's birth introduces the Nativity.

Meet the Composer - Rosephanye Dunn Powell

Friday, January 17, 2020, 10:00 am & 12:30 pm, Paul F. Sharp, Catlett Music Center the University of Oklahoma

Selections from Handel's Messiah Part I, which tells of the Old Testament prophecy of Christ's Advent, the Pastoral Symphony, prophecy and fulfillment, the celestial announcements heralding Christ's birth introduces the Nativity.

MLK Celebration
Meet the Composer – Rosephanye Dunn Powell

January 20, 2020, 3:00 pm, Paul F. Sharp, Catlett Music Center the University of Oklahoma

In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, the Norman PHIL with the Richard Zielinski Singers, OU combined choirs and community chorus will explore the music America's composers – Rosephanye Dunn Powell. Dr. Powell hailed as one of America's premier women composers of choral music. She has an impressive catalog of works published by some of the nation's leading publishers, including the Hal Leonard Corporation, the Fred Bock Music Company/Gentry Publications, Oxford University Press, Alliance Music Publications, and Shawnee. The PHIL will present Powell's The Cry of Jeremiah. A four-movement sacred work for narrator, chorus, organ, and orchestra, commissioned by the American Guild of Organists, premiered at the Lincoln Center, NY in May 2014. This event will also feature guest speakers, as well as, an audience sing-along of civil rights songs, hymns, and popular music reminding us of the mission and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Easter Services at McFarlin Memorial UMC

Sunday, April 12, 8:00 am, 9:30 am, 11:00 am, McFarlin Memorial UMC
Come celebrate Easter at McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church for services at 8:00 am, 9:30 am or 11:00 am. These services will celebrate the Easter story with music from the McFarlin Chancel Choir, John Morrow, Principal Organist playing the Kovack Organ, with the brass and percussion from the Norman Philharmonic.

George Frederic Handel, Messiah, Part II

Friday, April 10, 2020, 7:30 pm, Good Friday Service, McFarlin Memorial UMC

Norman PHIL will present selections from Handel's "Messiah" Part II which shows the passion, and resurrection, emphasizing the intense aspiration of each human soul, the promise and accomplishment of God's mercy. The apparent triumph of evil and destruction, and the final salvation of humankind through Christ's victory over Sin and Death.

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9, "Ode to Joy."

Saturday, April 25, 2020, 7:30 pm, Moore High School Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 7:30 pm, Paul F. Sharp, Catlett Music Center the University of Oklahoma

In 2020, the world will celebrate Beethoven's 250th birthday. Let's join the celebration and honor one of the greatest composers with performances of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The Norman Philharmonic, celebrating their ninth season, will join forces with OU combined choirs, Moore High School Choir Apollyras & Alumni.