Coming Up on Carolina Live

Winston-Salem Symphony Orchestra: All-Russian Program

Week of August 19, 2018

A bright, rising star joins conductor Robert Moody and the Winston-Salem Symphony for this concert of Russian masterworks. Rachmaninoff’s most technically challenging piano concerto is the centerpiece while works by Rimsky-Korsakov and Stravinsky provide the bookends.

Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven the Great

Week of August 26, 2018

Conductor Edvard Tchivzhel and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra focus on Ludwig van Beethoven in the concert featured on this program. From the great composer comes his Egmont Overture, the Piano Concerto No. 5 with guest artist Dmitri Levkovich and the always-stirring Symphony No. 5 in c. The concert’s title is Beethoven the Great and the orchestra does a great job of playing the master’s music!

Davidson College Choirs & Pro Arte Orchestra: A Sea Symphony

Week of September 2, 2018

The massed Choirs and Pro Arte Orchestra of Davidson College, along with impressive vocal soloists, team to present a major work by Ralph Vaughan Williams - A Sea Symphony. It's a spectacular choral symphony by the English great, not heard all that often. You can hear it on this Carolina Live, along with a set of highlights from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake ballet, played by Hickory, North Carolina's Western Piedmont Symphony.

Tesla Quartet: Chamber Classics III

Week of September 9, 2018

There's a wonderful combination of chamber charm and symphonic power on this edition of Carolina Live. The Tesla Quartet provides a concert from their time as resident quartet with the Western Piedmont Symphony, with pieces by Mozart, Sibelius, and Kevin Puts. Then the capper on the program is the entire Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky, with all the beauty and drama the work contains. Join us for both kinds of musical magic on this program.

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.