Lost Bayou Ramblers and N.C. Symphony Spiced Up Beasts of the Southern Wild at Duke

Nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis earned an Oscar® nomination for playing Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild

A conductor stands at attention. Before him are 25 of the North Carolina Symphony’s finest. To his right sits a row of six musicians that look more like Mumford & Sons than Stravinsky. Silence. On the film screen behind the orchestra bursts a cityscape, with a golden beam of light streaking across it. Duke Performances… Continue reading Lost Bayou Ramblers and N.C. Symphony Spiced Up Beasts of the Southern Wild at Duke