Coming Up 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.

South Carolina Philharmonic: American Originals

Week of March 4, 2018

Carolina Live features music from two concerts by the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra. Morihiko Nakahara conducts American Originals with music by Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland, and he’s also at the podium with selections by Mozart and Beethoven from a concert in the Beethoven and Blue Jeans series. Two strong musical events, and you get to sample both on this edition of Carolina Live.

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: French Masterpieces

Week of March 11, 2018

The title of the concert featured on this edition of Carolina Live tells the story: French Masterpieces. Vivid examples of favorite pieces by Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy are brought to life by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky. In addition, Ukranian-born pianist Inna Faliks joins the orchestra for the dramatic Piano Concerto No. 2 in c-minor by Sergei Rachmaninov, plus a charming encore of a piece by Franz Liszt.

Winston Salem Symphony Orchestra: Mighty Mahler

Week of March 18, 2018

Two orchestras from North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad provide the stirring music on this program. The Winston Salem Symphony and conductor Robert Moody play the Symphony No. 1 in D “Titan” by Gustav Mahler, then the Piedmont Wind Symphony offers the Cuban Overture and An American in Paris by George Gershwin, plus a piece by Arnold Schoenberg. Interesting variety in both music and musicians on this Carolina Live.

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: Zuill Bailey Plays Elgar

Week of March 25, 2018

One of the world’s great cellists lends his name to a concert featured on this Carolina Live program: Zuill Bailey Plays Elgar is the concert’s title, and Mr. Bailey solos brilliantly on Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto in e-minor. Conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky also leads the Greensboro Symphony in Wagner’s Overture to Tannhauser and the Symphony No. 7 in d-minor by Dvorak. Stirring pieces from iconic composers on this Carolina Live…

UNC Greensboro Symphony

Week of April 1, 2018

Major works by two Russian greats are performed by two separate orchestras in this program. Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 is played by the Symphony of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, with Dmitry Sitkovetsky playing violin. Then Maestro Sitkovetsky leads the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra in the marvelous Symphony No. 8 by Shostakovich. Hear some of the North Carolina Triad’s finest musicians on this Carolina Live.

Greensboro Symphony: War & Peace Reimagined

Week of April 1, 2018

Major works by two Russian greats are performed by two separate orchestras in this program. Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 is played by the Symphony of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, with Dmitry Sitkovetsky playing violin. Then Maestro Sitkovetsky leads the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra in the marvelous Symphony No. 8 by Shostakovich. Hear some of the North Carolina Triad’s finest musicians on this Carolina Live.

South Carolina Philharmonic: West Side Story

Week of April 8, 2018

There’s a fascinating combination of symphonic power and chamber grace in the two concerts featured on this program. The South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, in a concert titled West Side Story, plays the Symphonic Dances from that landmark work, as well as music from Duke Ellington’s The River Suite. Then you’ll hear highlights from a chamber concert from the stellar series of the Rutherford Chamber Consort, with two pieces by Beethoven. A pair of memorable concerts to enjoy on this Carolina Live.

The Rutherford Chamber Consort: Storms and Rainbows in Spring

Week of April 8, 2018

There’s a fascinating combination of symphonic power and chamber grace in the two concerts featured on this program. The South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, in a concert titled West Side Story, plays the Symphonic Dances from that landmark work, as well as music from Duke Ellington’s The River Suite. Then you’ll hear highlights from a chamber concert from the stellar series of the Rutherford Chamber Consort, with two pieces by Beethoven. A pair of memorable concerts to enjoy on this Carolina Live.
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