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.
It was a family affair when the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra opened its 2014-2015 season. Soprano Julia Sitkovetsky joins her father Dmitri to mark his 60th birthday as he leads the orchestra in an overture by Rossini, plus famous opera arias by Verdi, Donizetti and Puccini. The second part of the concert program consists of one of Mahler’s mightiest symphonies, with Ms. Sitkovetsky back to add her soprano to the mix.
Conductor Donald Portnoy and the USC Symphony Orchestra began the 2014-2015 concert season by welcoming star cellist Zuill Bailey. Then it’s off to Western North Carolina for another 2014 season-opener, where a world premiere began the program, which also included a performance of the first symphony by the 20th-century American Neo-Romantic Samuel Barber.
Since 1930 Charlotte Concerts has been bringing world-class classical performers to the Queen City. This edition of the program features two recent concerts from September and October of 2013.
The holiday season brings warm memories and this edition of Carolina Live shares some musical memories from seasons past. Features performances by the Union Symphony, Winston-Salem Symphony and Charlotte's choral group, Renaissance.
Finalists in the first ever Young Chamber Musicians Classical Competition from WDAV Classical Public Radio gave a concert on the campus of Davidson college in September of 2014. The program begins with three of the competition judges performing selections by Vivaldi and Rodrigo to warm up the crowd in Tyler-Tallman Hall.
Edvard Tchivzhel conducts the Greensville Symphony Orchestra in a concert program inspired by the Mediterranean.