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Around Town

at United Church of Marco Island

Marco Island

Image of Jenni Groyon Hill of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing a bassoon during a performance
Image of Paul Votapek of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing a clarinet during a performance
Image of Magdiell Antequera of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing violin during a performance
Image of Richard Fleisher  of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing harp during a  performance
Image of members of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during a performance of classical music
Image of members of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during a performance of classical music
Image of Joy Yanai of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing cello during a performance
Feb 23, 4:00pm
Marco Island 4:00pm
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Around Town
Naples Philharmonic Community Performance

Naples Philharmonic
Alvin Ho
, conductor
Paul Votapek, clarinet

F. Mendelssohn — Overture in C Major
Weber — Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F Minor
Tchaikovsky — Orchestral Suite No. 4, “Mozartiana”

The Naples Philharmonic brings some of the greatest music ever written Around Town! Experience a selection of gorgeous classical favorites as the orchestra performs on stages around the community.

This performance will be held at
United Church of Marco Island
320 North Barfield Drive
Marco Island, Florida

Naples Philharmonic

Naples Philharmonic

Founded in 1982, the Naples Philharmonic normally performs over 140 orchestral and chamber concerts, as well as opera and ballet, education, community and special event concerts from September through June each year.

  Meet the Musicians

Alexander Shelley

Artistic and Music Director Designate   Meet Alexander

Jack Everly

Principal Pops Conductor   Meet Jack

James Ehnes

Artistic Partner   Meet James

Radu Paponiu

Associate Conductor   Meet Radu

Alvin Ho

Assistant Conductor   Meet Alvin

Alvin Ho

Alvin Ho

Described as “a thoughtful musician, extremely well prepared and meticulous in his approach” by the late Bernard Haitink, Alvin Ho, a native of Hong Kong, recently completed his two season tenure as assistant conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and was the first prize winner of the 2022 Princess Astrid International Conducting Competition in Trondheim, Norway. Previously, he served as assistant conductor at the Indiana Opera and Ballet Theatre from 2017 to 2020. He has worked internationally with orchestras throughout Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States, including the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Jena Philharmonic, Lucerne Festival Strings, Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini and Cabrillo Festival Orchestra. Ho studied primarily with Arthur Fagen, Riccardo Muti and Bernard Haitink and has also worked with Garry Walker, Nicolás Pasquet, Neeme Järvi and Thomas Wilkins. He holds a master’s degree in orchestral conducting from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

  Meet Alvin

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