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Conservative Precision at the North Carolina Symphony

The North Carolina Symphony played for an appreciative nearly full house Saturday night at Meymandi Music Hall in Raleigh. The program featuring Ludwig Van Beethoven‘s Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 opened with a zippy allegro by Edward Elgar, followed by Concerto No.25 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, K.503 by Wolfgang Amadeus… Read More ›

Grant Llewellyn North Carolina Symphony


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.

"Amadeus" stars Michael Urie and Ray Dooley

“Amadeus” Stars Michael Urie and Ray Dooley

The PlayMakers Repertory Company of Chapel Hill and the North Carolina Symphony of Raleigh will present a joint production of English playwright Peter Shaffer’s heavily fictionalized 1979 stage play, “Amadeus,” starring “Ugly Betty” actor Michael Urie as Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and PlayMakers mainstay and arguably the Triangle’s finest actor Ray Dooley as Mozart’s “friend” and rival, Italian composer Antonio Salieri, on Dec. 3-5.

Branford Marsalis | Jun 8

“Branford Marsalis and Friends: A Benefit Night for the North Carolina Symphony” Branford Marsalis presents an evening of unforgettable performances from across the musical spectrum, June 8. The Grammy Award-winning saxophonist joins forces with jazz pianist Joey Calderazzo, old-time string band Big Medicine, gospel vocalist Tina Morris-Anderson, a North Carolina Symphony string quartet and other… Read More ›

The Museum will be the recipient of a major donation of paintings from the collection of Julian and Josie Robertson of New York City. The paintings are four works by late 19th- and 20th-century European masters. In 2001 and again in 2008 we presented an exhibition of works from the Robertson’s collection. The star of both exhibitions was a striking portrait of a nude, pensive woman by Pablo Picasso (Seated Woman, Red and Yellow Background, 1952). That portrait of the artist’s soon-to-be ex-mistress Françoise Gilot will be coming to Raleigh, first as a loan for the Grand Opening of the new gallery building, and later as a gift.

Grant Llewellyn to Speak at NCMA Opening Celebration | Apr 24-25

North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn will be a featured speaker at the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Grand Opening Festival the last weekend of April.