Coming Up on Carolina Live

Greenville Symphony Orchestra: The Great Escape

Week of January 21, 2018

The concert featured on this edition of Carolina Live was titled “The Great Escape,” and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra offers music to transport you. They begin with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 3, then take you back in time with Aaron Copland’s Lincoln Portrait. The final excursion is to the City of Lights—George Gershwin’s An American in Paris. Bon voyage!

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: Not So Classical

Week of January 28, 2018

Dmitry Sitkovetsy, Music Director and conductor of the Greensboro Symphony, is also a world-renowned violinist, and in the concert we feature he plays Mozart’s Violin Concerto in G Major in addition to leading the orchestra. There’s also an overture by Haydn, a prelude by Chopin transcribed by Sitkovetsky for string orchestra and the oh-so-melodic Symphony No. 2 in b-minor by Borodin. Enjoy a true Maestro and some wonderful musicians on Carolina Live.

Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Musical Deserts and Magic

Week of February 4, 2018

Music and magic—a wonderful combination on this edition of Carolina Live…Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra are featured in a concert that includes a favorite operatic overture by Rossini, the Violin Concerto No. 1 in D by the brilliant violinist and composer Paganini, and the very popular Symphony No. 9 in e-minor “From the New World” by Dvorak. Roman Kim is the guest violinist, so be our guest for the broadcast.

Winston-Salem Symphony: All-Mozart

Week of February 11, 2018

The setting for this edition of Carolina Live is Winston-Salem, with guest conductor Edwin Outwater leading the Winston-Salem Symphony in an all-Mozart concert. The great Amadeus supplies his Divertimento No. 2 in D, the Oboe Concerto in C with guest soloist John Hammarback, and the Symphony No. 38 in D – “Prague.” Brilliant composer, talented orchestra…a great combination on Carolina Live.

Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Secrets Behind Inspiration

Week of February 18, 2018

You’ll find an interesting mixture of symphonic and chamber music on this program. Edvard Tchivzhel leads the Greenville Symphony in the mysterious Enigma Variations of Edward Elgar and the powerful Symphony No. 5 by Dmitry Shostakovich. Then it’s a chamber concert from the Rutherford Chamber Consort, with selections by Bohuslav Martinu, Reinhold Gliere, Astor Piazzolla and more. A wealth of variety and excellent performances for you to enjoy.

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: Hope Springs Eternal

Week of February 25, 2017

Spectacular music for cello and a joyous symphony by Schumann are the focal points of this program, with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and their concert “Hope Springs Eternal.” The music begins with the ever-popular Overture to The Bartered Bride by Smetana, then Dvorak’s Concerto for Cello and Orchestra is performed by guest artist Sergey Antonov. The concert concludes with Robert Schumann’s “Spring” Symphony No. 1. Our “hope” is that you’ll join us.