Coming Up on Carolina Live

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: German Romantics

Week of July 22, 2018

Three great “B’s” are featured in this Carolina Live. Johann Sebastian Bach is represented by his beloved Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring; Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 in d-minor features a marvelous guest pianist; and Beethoven is on hand with his stirring Symphony No. 7 in A. The music is presented by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky, so join us for their concert German Romantics.

Davidson College Choirs & Pro Arte Orchestra

Week of August 5, 2018

The combined forces of several Davidson College choirs and orchestral ensemble present a powerful contemporary mass by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins on this edition of the program. Then it’s off to Greenville for highlights from a concert featuring tasty selections by Jacques Ibert, as well as an opening memorial tribute to beloved orchestra leader Sherwood Mobley.

South Carolina Philharmonic: Beethoven and Blue Jeans

Week of August 12, 2018

On this Carolina Live you can enjoy a concert by the South Carolina Philhamonic featuring an interesting combination of musical textures. It begins with Banitza Groove! by Japanese-born composer Dai Fujikura, then shifts to the power of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G. The concluding work comes from a marvelous symphonist, Jean Sibelius—his Symphony No. 2 in D. Enjoy the diversity of the selections and the consistency of the performances 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!