Lynne Taylor-Corbett Skillfully Stages Carolina Ballet’s Elegant and Eerie Version of “Dracula”

On Thursday, Oct. 9th, Carolina Ballet ushered in the season of ghosts and ghouls with its elegant and eerie production of Dracula, presented in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in downtown Raleigh, NC. Skillfully choreographed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett, the ballet features J. Mark Scearce’s suspenseful score, David Heuvel’s always-luscious costume designs, impressive lighting effects by… Continue reading Lynne Taylor-Corbett Skillfully Stages Carolina Ballet’s Elegant and Eerie Version of “Dracula”

“Dracula” Swoops in Dramatically to the Carolina Ballet

On Oct. 9th, plague and vampires came to the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh via the guise of the Carolina Ballet, and they will stay to seduce audiences and produce passionate performances until Oct. 26th. The two ballets, based on classic horror stories written by Edgar Allan Poe (The Masque of the Red Death)… Continue reading “Dracula” Swoops in Dramatically to the Carolina Ballet

North Carolina Symphony opens season on a note of remembrance

The North Carolina Symphony opened the season over the weekend on a note of remembrance.  Sharing its season opener with the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the program reflected both the melancholy observance and the sense of unified patriotic optimism that followed the tragedy. As the strings of the North Carolina Symphony began to play Ave… Continue reading North Carolina Symphony opens season on a note of remembrance