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The North Carolina Symphony’s 2011/12 season promises the same masterful programming and compelling guest artists that concertgoers have come to expect of the state’s premier performing arts organization.
THIS WEEKEND at SPARKcon: The North Carolina Symphony takes part in SPARKcon this weekend in downtown Raleigh with a free panel discussion on commissioning and creating new music. Led by Vice President for Artistic Operations and General Manager Scott Freck, the panel features celebrated composer Gareth Glyn, percussionist and founder of New Music Raleigh Shawn [...]
The North Carolina Symphony presents the world premiere of a new work by celebrated Welsh composer Gareth Glyn during the 2010-11 season’s opening concert, “Ceremonial Splendor.” Along the way, Music Director Grant Llewellyn takes audiences in New Bern, Wilmington and Chapel Hill on a triumphant symphonic journey from Handel to Tchaikovsky. The concert debuts outdoors [...]
Families, friends and music and movie lovers can journey over the rainbow, Saturday, July 10. The North Carolina Symphony and guest conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos perform the timeless soundtrack of The Wizard of Oz live while the movie runs on Koka Booth Amphitheatre’s big screen. But the performance and film only complete an enchanting evening of [...]
Enjoy The Wizard of Oz on the big screen while the orchestra under the baton of guest conductor Constantine Kitsopoulous performs the timeless soundtrack live on stage
Maestro William Henry Curry conducts both classical music staples and show-stopping highlights from past Summerfest seasons, culminating in a finale performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, always an unforgettable live music experience.
The North Carolina Symphony pays tribute next week to the men and women who have kept America safe for generations.
“This was the first Mardi Gras after Katrina struck in August 2005,” Curry notes. “Preceding this day, there was a great deal of discussion whether or not there should even be a celebration of this sort just six months after the disaster, but as one native New Orleanian memorably put it, ‘We need this Mardi Gras for us. We need it to help heal us.’”
The North Carolina Symphony will present the 2010 Maxine Swalin Award for an Outstanding Music Educator to Charlotte teacher Judith C. Booth on May 29 during a 6:00 p.m. reception at Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Regency Park. The award is presented annually to a North Carolina music teacher who serves the community as a [...]
The North Carolina Symphony is now inviting nominations for the 2010 Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator. The Maxine Swalin Award is presented annually to a North Carolina music teacher who: Makes a lasting difference in the lives of students of all abilities and backgrounds Serves the community in an exemplary manner as a [...]
North Carolina Symphony Releases Another CD On International Label Second of a Two-CD Deal with BIS Features Yevgeny Sudbin
The North Carolina Symphony today announced the release of its internationally distributed recording featuring pianist Yevgeny Sudbin, the second of two compact discs with renowned Scandinavian classical music label BIS Records. Recorded in Meymandi Concert Hall at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, the CD features works by Russian composers [...]
A ghostly musician enters the stage and plays Bach’s Toccata and Fugue, thus calling forth… the “phantoms of the orchestra.” The story of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice is brought vividly to life in this eye-catching family-friendly concert program.