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.
The closing concert of the Winston-Salem Symphony’s 2011-2012 Season was a showcase not only of the orchestra and its Chorale, but also of the conductors affiliated with the orchestra.
We enjoy another all-Mozart concert on this edition of the program, combined with selections from a different concert of “German Giants” both performed by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra.
Winston-Salem Symphony Associate Conductor Matthew Troy leads his first full concert with the orchestra in this program from the 2012-2013 Season.
From campus of Davidson College in Davidson, NC comes a performance featuring the Kontras Quartet, quartet-in–residence with the Western Piedmont Symphony. Then a memorial concert honoring renowned pianist and Davidson College faculty member Ruskin Cooper, who passed away unexpectedly in 2012.
The Greensboro Symphony with award-winning violinist Ray Chen plays Max Bruch’s beloved concerto, plus "The Moldau" from Bedrich Smetana's Ma Vlast and a well-known symphony by fellow Bohemian Antonin Dvořák. It's all part of the Greensboro Symphony's 2011-2012 "Season of Winners."
Beethoven's crowning achievement capped off the Greenville Symphony Orchestra's 2011-2012 concert season in May. This choral and orchestral hymn to the brotherhood of man was performed by the orchestra under the direction of veteran conductor Edvard Tchivzhel and with the Greenville Chorale with soloists.
Two concerts from the rich Charlotte, NC scene comprise this edition of the program. The siblings of The Five Browns give a mostly-Russian program during the Ulysses Festival of the Arts in Charlotte and the Canadian Brass play everything from Baroque to Blues.