Plano Symphony to perform at outdoor balloon festival in September 2022

Posted on: July 8, 2022

On September 22, the Plano Symphony Orchestra in Texas will perform an outdoor concert at the 2022 Plano Balloon Festival. Music Director Hector Guzman will conduct the family concert, which will feature music by Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Bernstein, and Ellington, plus selections from films including Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Magnificent Seven, and Silverado, as well as from James Bond films. “I am always excited when we can present music to a wider audience, and the Plano Balloon Festival will allow us to do just that,” said Guzman. “This is a wonderful way for the PSO, and myself, to celebrate 40 years of making music for North Texas.” Jo Via, executive director of Plano Balloon Festival, Inc., said, “Welcoming the Plano Symphony Orchestra to the 2022 H-E-B | Central Market Plano Balloon Festival will mark the first time the Symphony has performed an outdoor, family-friendly, community concert. We’re very excited to showcase the Plano Symphony Orchestra at this year’s festival.”