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The Acting Is Superb in N.C. Opera’s First-Rate Production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro

I had forgotten how much fun it is to listen to Mozart! I am by no means an opera buff, but I can readily testify that the North Carolina Opera’s production of The Marriage of Figaro, co-produced with Opera Saratoga and performed at Raleigh’s A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater), is an unqualified success. Whether performed by… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle

Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle offers art and intrigue

Some art comes to you, speaks to you where you are, and seems to relate to particular aspects of your life.  Other art draws you away, lifts you and allows you to forget the particular aspects of your life.  Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle’s performance of “The Genius and His Foe” Sunday at Carolina Theater… Read More ›

Two Masters Meet in the North Carolina Symphony’s “Mozart and Tchaikovsky” | Feb 12-13

The North Carolina Symphony brings a commanding concert slate to Raleigh and Wilmington with “Mozart and Tchaikovsky,” Feb. 12-13. Associate Conductor Sarah Hicks leads featured soloist Brian Reagin in three works by the two giants of classical music, whose remarkable careers, though separated by a century of turmoil and change, offer an inspiring glimpse at… Read More ›

Benjamin Moser Guest Soloist at Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Concert | Jan 17

The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle (www.thecot.org) will host its first concert of 2010 on Sunday, January 17. The 3 p.m. concert will be held at the Carolina Theatre in Durham and feature a guest performance by award-winning pianist Benjamin Moser. Moser is the winner of the Sander Buchman Memorial First Prize in the 2007… Read More ›