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.
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.
This edition of the program is designed with All Saints Day commemorations in mind. It features the beautiful 20th century Requiem by Maurice Duruflé and a varied choral program by Greensboro’s acclaimed Bel Canto Company.
We travel to the NC Triad for a concert filled with variety from the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky welcomes Russian piano prodigy Lukas Geniušas for a performance of Chopin and Sitkovetsky leads the orchestra in works by Mendelssohn and Elgar.
Two concerts from the dynamic Piccolo Spoleto Festival in 2012: The Summerville Community Orchestra of South Carolina celebrates its tenth anniversary and Chatham Baroque presents "Northern Lights," a concert featuring works by Buxtehude and Bach.
The fall season of Carolina Live gets underway in grand fashion with a program from the South Carolina Philharmonic Masterworks series. Opening the concert is a violin concerto premiered just a few months before this April, 2012 concert.
An Appalachian Summer Festival's resident group The Broyhill Chamber ensemble plays Prokofiev, Janacek, Smetana, and a beloved quintet by Schumann, plus excerpts from the Carolina Summer Music Festival's “A Salon Evening in Vienna.”
Highlights from a pair of concerts from the Greenville Symphony Orchestra's 2012 Masterworks series - including Debussy's evocation of Spring and Stravinsky's The Firebird - and selections from "Sounds of Home," an intimate 2011 Piccolo Spoleto recital with tunes by Charles ives and others.
A choral cornucopia and an assortment of Baroque gems recorded earlier this year in NC's Triad. First up, the Grammy-nominated Miami-based choral ensemble Seraphic Fire, and their March, 2012 visit to Winston-Salem for a program of choral highlights. And then to Greensboro for the a Greensboro Symphony Orchestra concert featuring some of the best of the Baroque.
The South Carolina Philharmonic perform music from two 2012 programs. "Love Stories" Wagner and Strauss comprise the show's first half, and then to "Mother Russia?" for a klezmer-inspired overture by Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff beloved concerto featuring rising young star Martina Filjak at the piano.