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Durham Symphony Goes to the Movies

William Henry Curry - Zirkle Photo– Join the Durham Symphony, under the direction of Maestro William Henry Curry, for a fun filled family concert featuring music from the movies on Sunday, April 6, 2014, 3 PM, at Riverside High School, 3218 Rose of Sharon Road, Durham.

Concert goers will enjoy music from John Williams’ Star Wars, and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite used in Disney’s Fantasia. And, in keeping with the symphony commitment to feature music by American composers, the concert will include Wayne Barlow’s Winter’s Past and the world premiere of the orchestra arrangement of Durham-based composer Steven Bryant’s Ecstatic Fanfares.

Joining the symphony will be Mary Catherine Cox, winner of the Durham Symphony’s 2013-2014 Young Artist Competition. The competition is held yearly for young musicians ages 13-21.
Cox will play the first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35. Originally from Southern Pines, she is currently a junior violin performance major studying under Ara Gregorian at East Carolina University.

General Admission tickets are $15 Adult, $10 Senior/Student, $5 Child, 3 & Under Free.

Tickets are available through ETix on the Durham Symphony website or at the door beginning one hour before concert time.

For more information, visit the Durham Symphony web site at or call 919-491-6576.

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