Carolina Live travels the region and features classical musicians from our area as well as those of international renown who visit our performance halls. Lauren Rico hosts the series.
Note: Carolina Live is looking for professional-quality vocal or instrumental recordings made in concert in the Carolinas in the past couple of years. Mail them to: Box 8990, Davidson, NC 28035-8990, attn. Carolina Live. For more info, call 877.333.8990.
This Easter season edition of the program features Bach’s first and less-frequently performed setting of the Passion of Christ. Though there is controversy in some quarters regarding the text, there’s no disagreement about the power of the music.
During the 2014-2015 concert season the Western Piedmont Symphony in Hickory holds an ongoing “Battle of the Bows” to determine its next resident string quartet. First up in the competition is the Tetra Quartet performing in a Chamber Classics Concert from September of 2014.
The Greenville Symphony Orchestra and their renowned maestro began the 2014-2015 concert season by welcoming the rising young violinist Elena Urioste to perform Elgar’s epic concerto from 1920.
Featuring the symphony’s 2nd Masterworks concert of the 2012-2013 season.
This program by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra takes its theme from the devolution shared by the characters which open and close the concert. The title character from Britten’s opera Peter Grimes descends into madness; from his story we’ll hear four famous instrumental passages depicting the sea to start the program.
An all-Beethoven program marked Oktoberfest at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia. The South Carolina Philharmonic opens with a dramatic overture and closes with one of the master’s most popular symphonies.
Carolina Live sees “green” on this edition, with concerts from the Greenville Symphony and the Greensboro Symphony.
The Winston-Salem Symphony launched the 2014-2015 concert season in high gear. The orchestra tears out of the gate with Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony, then welcomes young piano virtuoso Conrad Tao for one of Rachmaninoff’s most beloved works, as well as a Prokofiev encore.