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PERFORMANCE/TOUR August 22, 2012

North Carolina Symphony Celebrates The Music Of Ray Charles, Sept. 28-29

RALEIGH, NC: The North Carolina Symphony honors an American original with its season-opening Pops Series concert, “The Music of Ray Charles,” at downtown Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, 8:00 p.m. Charles’s protégé, friend and fellow Georgia native Ellis Hall joins the orchestra and Symphony Resident Conductor William Henry Curry for an evening ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR June 22, 2012

Tribute To Django Reinhardt At North Carolina Symphony's "Night In Paris," July 7

The North Carolina Symphony whisks its audience away to the City of Love in a Summerfest finale to remember. Conductor Mischa Santora, vocalists Robb Asklof and Kersten Rodau, guitarist Robert Bell and accordionist Patrick Harison all join the orchestra for a colorful concert event, “A Night in Paris.” The final performance in the 2012 Rex Healthcare ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR March 13, 2012

Ben Folds On Stage with North Carolina Symphony, March 22-23

Next week, alt favorite Ben Folds rocks out in Raleigh in a two-night return to the North Carolina Symphony. The North Carolina native and pop music guru on the hit reality television show The Sing-Off joins the Symphony and Associate Conductor Sarah Hicks for two different concert programs on Thursday and Friday, March 22-23. Folds, along ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR February 13, 2012

Art Garfunkel On Stage with North Carolina Symphony, March 2-3; A Symphonic Celebration of 50 Years in Music

Pop music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Art Garfunkel joins Maestro William Henry Curry and the North Carolina Symphony next month for a concert tribute to the very best from his 50-year career in music. The concerts take place at Meymandi Concert Hall, in the downtown Raleigh's Progress Energy Center for the ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR January 9, 2012

Natalie Merchant Performs with North Carolina Symphony in Raleigh, May 29

RALEIGH, N.C.—Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant will join the North Carolina Symphony for a single performance on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m., the orchestra announced today. The concert takes place at Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh's Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for this one-night-only performance will go on sale on Monday, ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR December 20, 2011

North Carolina Symphony Presents "The Music of Billy Joel" and More, Jan. 20-22

The North Carolina Symphony welcomes Michael Cavanaugh, star of the smash-hit Broadway musical Movin' Out, to Raleigh for three high-energy salutes to an all-time rock favorite, Billy Joel. “The Music of Billy Joel," led by Associate Conductor Sarah Hicks, takes place at Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh's Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts on ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR December 19, 2011

North Carolina Symphony Presents "Tango Nuevo," Jan. 26-28

RALEIGH, N.C.—The North Carolina Symphony takes concertgoers to the dance halls of Buenos Aires this January with a vibrant concert showcasing the depth and passion of “Tango Nuevo." The program, led by Music Director Grant Llewellyn, highlights the music of Argentine trailblazers Ástor Piazzolla, Osvaldo Golijov and more, with special performances by bandoneón legend Coco Trivisonno ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR November 10, 2011

North Carolina Symphony Takes Holiday Music Across State, Nov. 22 – Dec. 22

RALEIGH, N.C.—Beginning in two weeks, the North Carolina Symphony will travel across the state, from New Bern to Lincolnton and more, for an annual family tradition, the orchestra's Holiday Pops celebrations. A complete listing of the Symphony's 2011/12 holiday-themed concerts and locations can be found here. Music Director Grant Llewellyn and Resident Conductor William Henry Curry ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR October 29, 2011

North Carolina Symphony Celebrates “A Carolina Christmas,” Nov. 25-26; Features World Premiere of Laurelyn Dossett’s “The Gathering”

RALEIGH, N.C.—Music Director Grant Llewellyn leads the North Carolina Symphony in a celebration of the holiday season, Carolina style, when Greensboro-based singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett, Grammy-winners Rhiannon Giddens Laffan and Mike Compton, guitar wizard Joe Newberry and the Concert Singers of Cary all join the orchestra for “A Carolina Christmas." The performances take place at Meymandi Concert ...

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PERFORMANCE/TOUR October 26, 2011

Itzhak Perlman Performs with North Carolina Symphony, May 15, 2012; Tickets Available Now as Part of Four-Concert Passport Series

RALEIGH, N.C.—The North Carolina Symphony announced today that incomparable violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman will return to the orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky's scintillating Violin Concerto, capping off a program of Italian-flavored masterworks. The special event concert, led by Symphony Resident Conductor William Henry Curry, takes place at Meymandi Concert Hall, in downtown Raleigh's Progress Energy Center for ...

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