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 concert from May of 2012 by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra begins with a brief program of music for a combination rarely heard in concerts. Then the Choral Society of Greensboro and soloists join the orchestra and conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky for a complete performance of Beethoven’s crowning achievement.
This innovative concert from the Western Piedmont Symphony in Hickory brings together "celestial" music from opposite ends of the 20th century: Holst's visionary suite The Planets and the suite from John Williams' score for the iconic blockbuster film Star Wars.
These concerts from the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra’s 2012-2013 season feature two youthful works by Mozart: one of his five violin concertos (from Classics 2) plus a work often referred to as his “Great” Mass in c minor (from Classics 4).
This January 2013 installment of the South Carolina Philharmonic's occasional Beethoven and Blue Jeans concerts combine recognized masterworks by the iconic composer with more contemporary fare.
Two different concerts by the Western Piedmont Symphony of North Carolina provide the performances for this edition of the program.