Coming Up on Carolina Live

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: Magic of Mozart

Week of September 16, 2018

Mozart is indeed the focus of this energetic concert by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, and the masterful composer’s diversity is highlighted. Dmitry Sitkovetsky leads the orchestra in the overture from Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute, the Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major is played by guest artist Debra Reuter-Pivetta, and Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major is the closer. A rich sampling of Mozartiana on this edition of Carolina Live.

Western Piedmont Symphony: Classical Critters

Week of September 23, 2018

We combine the grandeur of symphonic music and the beauty of a grand choral work on this Carolina Live program. Respected conductor John Gordon Ross leads the Western Piedmont Symphony in a fun concert titled Classical Critters, featuring music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Haydn, and Prokofiev. Then a combination of three choirs come together to perform John Rutter's superb Requiem in Anderson, SC. It's a strong combination, so make sure to join us.

South Carolina Philharmonic: Oktoberfest

Week of September 30, 2018

The concert featured on this Carolina Live program was titled Oktoberfest, but it's filled with music that's wonderful any month of the year. You'll hear Weber's Overture to Der Frieschutz, the Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny) by Brahms, Beethoven's "warm-up" to the 9th Symphony, his stirring Choral Fantasy, plus Mendelssohn's powerful Symphony No. 5 in d-minor. It's a full and appetizing menu of musical delights, just right for whenever you may hear it.

Hendersonville Chamber Orchestra: The 3 B's

Week of October 7, 2018

Three composers and three pianists are featured in a concert that leads off this edition of Carolina Live.  It’s titled The 3 B’s, and as you would expect that refers to Brahms, Beethoven and Bach, each of whom is represented by a distinctive work, including one featuring three pianists at once.  This program also features some out-of-the-ordinary chamber work by the Tesla Quartet, with Three Rags by William Bolcom and music by two other gifted composers.  Join us for this unique edition of Carolina Live.

Greenville Symphony Orchestra: In the Company of Great Romantics

Week of October 14, 2018

The Greenville Symphony Orchestra and conductor Edvard Tchivzhel invite you to spend some wonderful time In the Company of Great Romantics. You’ll hear Carl Maria von Weber’s Oberon, Sergei Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C with guest pianist Edisher Savitski, and the concert will conclude with Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 4 in d-minor. A distinguished group of Romantics for sure, and you’ll be glad you joined their company by joining us for this edition of Carolina Live.

South Carolina Philharmonic: Kubrick Classics

Week of October 21, 2018

Two excellent South Carolina orchestras are featured in this Carolina Live program. The South Carolina Philharmonic has a concert titled Kubrick Classics, and it contains music by Rossini, Purcell and the Strausses that Stanley Kubrick used in his films. The Greenville Symphony then presents music from its concert What a Wonderful World, with favorites by Maurice Ravel and American composer Ferde Grofe. Double the concerts, twice the musical treats on Carolina Live.

Western Piedmont Symphony: Ludwig van Is the Man

Week of October 28, 2018

One of the gems of the North Carolina foothills is the Western Piedmont Symphony, based in Hickory, NC. The orchestra returns to Carolina Live with an all-Beethoven concert titled “Ludwig van Is the Man.” You’ll hear the master composer’s Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, the Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major and the Violin Concerto in D-Major with guest violinist Marjorie Bagley. You’ll hear clearly why Beethoven is indeed “The Man!”