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GRANT LLEWELLYN, MUSIC DIRECTOR

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RENÉE FLEMING

JAMES EHNES

PHILIPPE QUINT

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“It has been my great joy to form friendships with the musicians of our orchestra, with our guest artists, and with you — our devoted community.” PERFORMING WITH RENÉE FLEMING IN 2015

PERFORMING THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE IN 2017

PERFORMING AT A CLASSICAL CONCERT IN 2007

PERFORMING AT A POPS CONCERT IN 2017


Dear friends, For nearly 16 years, I have had the incredible honor of serving as Music Director of the North Carolina Symphony. It has been my great joy to share inspiring music throughout this state — all the while, forming friendships with the musicians of our orchestra, with our guest artists, and with you, our devoted community. It humbles me to see so many friends returning to grace our stage in the 2019/20 season: one exceptional soloist after another, including Renée Fleming, Branford Marsalis, Stephen Hough, James Ehnes, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and more. And it will be my privilege to hear the insights that our own outstanding musicians will bring to our repertoire — in many cases, repertoire that has been particularly meaningful to me through the years. In crafting this season’s programs, I’ve reflected on unforgettable moments with NCS, and it has been my hope and belief that my favorites will be your favorites, as well. PERFORMING WITH BRANFORD MARSALIS IN 2015

Elgar’s “Enigma” Variations, for instance, was one of the first works I conducted with NCS. Handel’s Messiah has been a refrain in my musical life and never ceases to amaze. A new choral work by North Carolina’s own Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, co-commissioned by the Symphony, continues our commitment to women composers and to artists with ties to this state. Our season finale, pairing Stravinsky’s earth-shattering The Rite of Spring with Debussy’s Jeux and Wagner’s Prelude to Parsifal, is an audaciously ambitious program that I would only attempt with an orchestra I know as intimately as NCS — an orchestra that has soared to astonishing artistic heights. I know that NCS will only continue to soar higher. World-renowned guest conductors such as Karina Canellakis, Rune Bergmann, and David Danzmayr take the podium this season with beautiful and thoughtful programs keenly aligned with NCS’s custom of bringing the very best to North Carolina. This roster of remarkable musicians and leaders confirms the Symphony’s excellence today and going forward. In the 2019/20 season, we celebrate the music that moves us, the artists who bring it to life, and the future of this great orchestra — don’t miss a moment. With deep gratitude, GRANT LLEWELLYN, MUSIC DIRECTOR NORTH CAROLINA SYMPHONY

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CONCERTO FOR TWO PIANOS

FRI/SAT, SEPT 20-21, 2019 | 8PM Grant Llewellyn, conductor Alessio Bax, piano Lucille Chung, piano

G. Williams: Sea Sketches Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos Elgar: “Enigma” Variations

Be part of the excitement of opening night as husband-and-wife duo Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung join the North Carolina Symphony for Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos — playful, impassioned, and sounding as if pulled straight from a dream. Plus, the “Enigma” Variations offer one delight after another, as Elgar shares musical portraits of friends and family with humor, tenderness, and sweeping emotion. Weekend Sponsor: Clancy & Theys Construction Company 14 | 11 | 7A | 5

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RACHMANINOFF SYMPHONY NO. 2

FRI/SAT, OCT 11-12, 2019 | 8PM Rune Bergmann, conductor Philippe Quint, violin

Barber: Violin Concerto Chaplin: Suite for Violin and Orchestra Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 14 | 11 | 9 | 7B | 4

MAHLER SYMPHONY NO. 5

FRI/SAT, NOV 1-2, 2019 | 8PM Karina Canellakis, conductor L. Boulanger: D’un soir triste Smyth: On the Cliffs of Cornwall Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Audience favorite Karina Canellakis returns to conduct Mahler’s Fifth Symphony. From the lone trumpet-call opening, to the irrepressible joy of the finale, Mahler’s Fifth is a transformative experience. 14 | 11 | 9 | 7A


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NEW WORLD SYMPHONY

FRI/SAT, NOV 15-16, 2019 | 8PM

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THE PLANETS

FRI/SAT, JAN 10 -11, 2020 | 8PM Gemma New, conductor Women of the North Carolina Master Chorale

Julia Wolfe: Big, Beautiful, Dark, and Scary Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

Salina Fisher: Rainphase Debussy: Nocturnes Holst: The Planets

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BERNSTEIN & COPLAND

FRI/SAT, NOV 22-23, 2019 | 8PM Christian Reif, conductor Brian Reagin, violin

Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal McKay: Violin Concerto Copland: Symphony No. 2 “Short Symphony” Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story 14 | 11 | 7A | 5

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HOUGH PERFORMS BRAHMS

FRI/SAT, JAN 24-25, 2020 | 8PM Grant Llewellyn, conductor Stephen Hough, piano

Farrenc: Overture No. 1 Schubert: Symphony No. 4 Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2

The beauty of Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 is brought to life by Stephen Hough, one of the most distinguished pianists of our time. This immense concerto is paired with Schubert’s Symphony No. 4, which seems to suspend time with its long-arching melodies and surprising twists and turns. 14 | 7A | 5

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RALEIGH CLASSICAL

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RACHMANINOFF PIANO CONCERTO NO. 3

FRI/SAT, FEB 28-29, 2020 | 8PM David Danzmayr, conductor Natasha Paremski, piano

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Lera Auerbach: Icarus Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 14 | 11 | 9 | 7A

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TCHAIKOVSKY SYMPHONY NO. 5

FRI/SAT, FEB 7-8, 2020 | 8PM Grant Llewellyn, conductor James Ehnes, violin

Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 is a journey of haunting melodies, shocking climaxes, charming elegance, and joyful abandon. Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 — a wild ride with a nearly nonstop solo line — is performed by the impeccable violinist James Ehnes. 14 | 11 | 9 | 7B | 4

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THIBAUDET PERFORMS RAVEL

FRI/SAT, MAR 13-14, 2020 | 8PM Grant Llewellyn, conductor Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major Gershwin: “I Got Rhythm” Variations Roussel: Bacchus & Ariadne Gershwin: An American in Paris 14 | 11 | 9 | 7B | 4

BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 7

FRI/SAT, MAR 27-28, 2020 | 8PM

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Mozart: Overture & Ballet Music from Idomeneo Jennifer Higdon: Low Brass Concerto Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 14 | 7A | 5

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SCHEHERAZADE

FRI/SAT, APR 17-18, 2020 | 8PM Michał Nesterowicz, conductor Yekwon Sunwoo, piano

F. Mendelssohn: Overture in C Major Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade 14 | 11 | 9 | 7B

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THE RITE OF SPRING

FRI/SAT, MAY 15-16, 2020 | 8PM Grant Llewellyn, conductor

YEKWON SUNWOO

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BEETHOVEN’S 9TH

FRI/SAT, MAY 1-2, 2020 | 8PM Grant Llewellyn, conductor Elizabeth Llewellyn, soprano Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano Nicholas Phan, tenor Dashon Burton, baritone North Carolina Master Chorale

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Wagner: Prelude from Parsifal Debussy: Jeux Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

In Paris of 1913, two drastically different ballets premiered and marked a new musical era. Debussy’s Jeux was utterly elegant; Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring was raw and untamed. For his final statement as Music Director, Grant Llewellyn offers the striking combination of these two ballet scores, together with Wagner’s Prelude from Parsifal — his final masterpiece. The program, and the season, concludes with the earth-shattering Rite. Concert Sponsor: Galloway Ridge at Fearrington 14 | 11 | 9 | 7B | 5

Caroline Shaw: The Listeners Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Experience the epic power and timeless message of humanity and brotherhood in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 — building to a dramatic conclusion with the inspiring and monumental “Ode to Joy.” Plus, you’ll enjoy an exciting new choral work by North Carolina native and Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw. 14 | 7A

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MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH WOOLNER STAGE

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LESLIE ODOM, JR.

FRI/SAT, OCT 18-19, 2019 | 8PM Best known for his Tony and Grammy Award-winning performance as Aaron Burr in the original cast of Broadway’s Hamilton and his part in the musical TV series Smash, Leslie Odom, Jr. joins the Symphony with a specially-curated selection of Broadway and jazz hits. Concert Sponsor: Causey Aviation Private Jet Management POPS 6 EVENING SERIES

HOLIDAY POPS

FRI, DEC 13, 2019 | 8PM SAT, DEC 14, 2019 | 3PM & 8PM North Carolina Symphony Children’s Chorus Jeremy Tucker, chorus director

This annual tradition is getting bigger and better and will feature all your festive musical favorites, plus the NCS Children’s Chorus, carolers, falling snow, a sing-a-long, a chorus line of dancing Santas, and a few surprises to make your holiday bright! LESLIE ODOM, JR.

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A RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN CELEBRATION

FRI, MAR 6, 2020 | 8PM SAT, MAR 7, 2020 | 3PM & 8PM Oscar Hammerstein III, host

Starring Oscar Andy Hammerstein III, grandson of the beloved librettist and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, this concert is a favorite for audiences of all ages! You’ll thrill to the legendary team’s brilliant music with songs from their celebrated collaborations such as South Pacific, The Sound of Music, State Fair, The King and I, Carousel, and Oklahoma!

Cavanaugh, his energetic band, and the North Carolina Symphony will pay tribute to Sir Elton John’s greatest hits, including “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” “Candle in the Wind,” “Crocodile Rock,” “Bennie and the Jets,” and more! POPS 6 EVENING SERIES

Valentine’s Weekend

POPS 6 EVENING SERIES | 3 MATINEE SERIES

SWING IS THE THING

FRI, FEB 14, 2020 | 8PM SAT, FEB 15, 2020 | 3PM & 8PM Dave Bennett, clarinet and vocals Julie Jo Hughes, vocals Stephen Sayer, dancer Chandrae Roettig, dancer Karine Hermes, dancer Hunter Krikac, dancer

Jump, jive, and swing from the 1940s right into the jukebox tunes of the ‘50s and ‘60s with hits like “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Great Balls of Fire,” and “Rock Around the Clock.” Dancers, vocalists, and clarinet sensation Dave Bennett join in the fun. POPS 6 EVENING SERIES | 3 MATINEE SERIES

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“STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK” IN CONCERT FRI/SAT, APR 24-25, 2020 | 8PM

The saga continues with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped — with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. Don’t miss one of the most popular films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’ unforgettable score — from the brassy and foreboding Imperial March to the noble Yoda’s Theme — performed live by the North Carolina Symphony. Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd., and Warner/Chappell Music. © 2018 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © DISNEY

POPS 6 EVENING SERIES

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YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONCERT MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH WOOLNER STAGE

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HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR

THE COMPOSER IS DEAD BY NATHANIEL STOOKEY WITH TEXT BY LEMONY SNICKET

SAT, OCT 26, 2019 | 1PM & 4PM Wesley Schulz, conductor

This Halloween weekend, help discover who killed the composer, as our detective interrogates each section of the orchestra to determine whodunit. Join us as Lemony Snicket’s popular children’s book, The Composer is Dead, comes to life with music by Nathaniel Stookey, plus all your Halloween favorites. Enter our costume contest and enjoy a variety of fun activities before show time!

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HAPPY FEET TO A LATIN BEAT

SAT, JAN 4, 2020 | 1PM* & 4PM Platypus Theatre

This interactive concert will bring audiences to their feet and dancing in the aisles when Max — an energetic but impulsive young boy — makes his way onto the stage to “help” the orchestra. Soon Max is on a whirlwind adventure that takes him from the concert hall to the vibrant lands of Latin-American culture where — with the help of his new friend, Mambo the dog, the orchestra, and the audience — Max learns the magic of Latin rhythms and how to dance with the music. *Sensory-Friendly Performance A concert designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all families with children including those with autism or other sensory sensitivities. GRANT LLEWELLYN, MUSIC DIRECTOR

FAIRY TALES & DRAGONS

SAT, APR 4, 2020 | 1PM & 4PM Wesley Schulz, conductor Triangle Youth Ballet

Come dressed as your favorite fairy-tale character or dragon-trainer and enter the magical realm of mystery and imagination with music from beloved tales such as Sleeping Beauty, Frozen, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and How to Train your Dragon.

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Thanksgiving Weekend

SAT, OCT 5, 2019 | 8PM

WED, NOV 27, 2019 | 3PM FRI, NOV 29, 2019 | 3PM & 7:30PM SAT, NOV 30, 2019 | 3PM

VIDEO GAMES LIVE

Tommy Tallarico, host, creator, and producer

Experience music from the most popular video games of all time with the North Carolina Symphony, featuring MarioTM, ZeldaTM, Halo®, Warcraft®, Final Fantasy®, and more! Gamers and non-gamers alike will be dazzled by synchronized cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting, and special on-stage interactive segments.

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CIRQUE DE NOEL

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The circus meets the symphony! Stunning aerial feats, mind-boggling contortions, and jaw-dropping juggling acts will take your breath away — and with these awe-inspiring acrobatics accompanied by musical holiday favorites, this event is sure to fill you and your family with the wonder of the season. Come early to meet Santa in the lobby!


HANDEL’S MESSIAH

FRI/SAT, DEC 6-7, 2019 | 8PM Grant Llewellyn, conductor Ellie Dehn, soprano TBA, alto Andrew Owens, tenor Federico de Michelis, bass-baritone North Carolina Master Chorale Handel: Messiah

One of the most inspiring works of music ever conceived, Handel’s masterpiece is full of passion and drama — the perfect way to celebrate this holiday season. Don’t miss Handel’s exultant “Hallelujah Chorus” with the North Carolina Symphony and the North Carolina Master Chorale.

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“STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK” IN CONCERT SUN, APR 26, 2020 | 7PM

The saga continues with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped — with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. Don’t miss one of the most popular films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’ unforgettable score — from the brassy and foreboding Imperial March to the noble Yoda’s Theme — performed live by the North Carolina Symphony. Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd., and Warner/Chappell Music. © 2018 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © DISNEY

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New Year’s Eve

VIENNA WITH A TWIST

TUES, DEC 31, 2019 | 8PM

To welcome 2020, we take you back to the Roaring ‘20s with jazzy Big Band classics that will put the swing in your New Year’s Eve! Plus, the time-honored tradition of Viennese waltzes make this a night you’ll remember well into the New Year.

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GALA EVENING WITH RENÉE FLEMING, BRANFORD MARSALIS, AND FRIENDS

SAT, MAY 9, 2020 | 7PM

RENÉE FLEMING

Grant Llewellyn, conductor Renée Fleming, soprano Branford Marsalis, saxophone

Secure your seats for this very special one-night-only event when two superstars, Renée Fleming and Branford Marsalis, share the stage with the North Carolina Symphony under the baton of Grant Llewellyn.

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Four Seasons Weekend! PIAZZOLLA’S FOUR SEASONS VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS

FRI, JUNE 7, 2019 | 7:30PM

SAT, JUNE 8, 2019 | 7:30PM

Symphonie fantastique is a bewitching masterpiece that tells the tale of an artist who becomes unraveled by unrequited love. Also, see your friends and neighbors on the stage as “citizen musicians” perform with the North Carolina Symphony during “Play with the Pros.”

Copland: El Salón México Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires Moncayo: Huapango Copland: Three Latin American Sketches Golijov: Last Round Arturo Márquez: Danzón No. 2

Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream Handel: Suite No. 1 from Water Music Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

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Sway to sultry tangos as Argentina’s most famous composer, Piazzolla, paints vivid musical images of his homeland in The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, featuring Grammy-nominated violinist Jennifer Frautschi. Playful rhythms, familiar dance tunes, and fiery passion captured in works by Copland, Márquez, and more will transport you to Latin America in this snappy, sizzling program.

SAT, MAY 25, 2019 | 7:30PM Wesley Schulz, conductor

A SPACE SPECTACULAR

SAT, JUNE 1, 2019 | 7:30PM Keitaro Harada, conductor

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, the North Carolina Symphony will journey through space and beyond — featuring music from Star Wars, Holst’s The Planets, and more — plus, you can meet and take pictures with costumed characters from the all-volunteer 501st Legion!

Joshua Gersen, conductor Jennifer Frautschi, violin

Joshua Gersen, conductor Jennifer Frautschi, violin

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In one of the most popular violin concertos ever written, Vivaldi evokes the sounds of the world’s natural wonders — singing birds in springtime, raging summer thunderstorms, autumnal countryside scenes, and the icy beauty of winter. Mendelssohn echoes Vivaldi’s talent for musical storytelling in his ethereal Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Concert Sponsor: Deloitte

CLASSICS UNDER THE STARS

SAT, JUNE 15, 2019 | 7:30PM Wesley Schulz, conductor

Join us under the stars as the Symphony shares great moments in classical music, with selections by Mozart, Beethoven, and more — including Rossini’s William Tell Overture. Pack the picnic and enjoy a night out with us. Concert Sponsor: Galloway Ridge at Fearrington

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BEN FOLDS

SAT, JUNE 22, 2019 | 7:30PM Edwin Outwater, conductor

North Carolina native Ben Folds — singer, songwriter, and pianist — performs with the North Carolina Symphony in an electric crossover concert event. Don’t miss your chance to hear him live in concert performing all his hits through the years — plus, as always, a few surprises!

BROADWAY’S GREATEST HITS

SAT, JUNE 29, 2019 | 7:30PM Michael Krajewski, conductor Julie Reiber, vocals Rodney Ingram, vocals

Experience all the show-stopping tunes you love from Broadway’s biggest hits! Spend an evening with songs from Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Cats, The Lion King, Les Misérables, Mamma Mia!, and Beauty and the Beast.

Free concert with fireworks!

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

THUR, JULY 4, 2019 | 7:30PM Wesley Schulz, conductor

A Triangle tradition! Join us for a salute to the red, white, and blue as we honor the birthday of the U.S.A. with patriotic favorites, high-spirited classics, and a fireworks display over Symphony Lake.

FRI, JULY 12, 2019 | 7:30PM

Brass Transit embodies the dream of Chicago’s founding members to weave the musical diversity of their beloved city into a sound of rock ‘n’ roll, iconic melodies, and unforgettable horns. Together with the North Carolina Symphony, they perform classic hits — including “Saturday in the Park,” “25 or 6 to 4,” “If You Leave Me Now,” and “You’re the Inspiration”— to bring you back to the most memorable times of your life. Concert Sponsor: RGA Investments

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RUSSIAN NIGHTS

ANNUAL BEACH PARTY STARRING THE EMBERS

SAT, JULY 6, 2019 | 7:30PM Akiko Fujimoto, conductor

Shostakovich: Festive Overture Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia Ippolitov-Ivanov: Procession of the Sardar Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture Glinka: Overture to Ruslan & Ludmilla Khachaturian: Adagio of Spartacus & Phrygia Tchaikovsky: Waltz & Polonaise from Eugene Onegin Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

THE MUSIC OF CHICAGO WITH BRASS TRANSIT

SAT, JULY 20, 2019 | 7:30PM The Embers

Beach music in your Carolina soul? You won’t want to miss this Summerfest tradition as we welcome The Embers to the stage to make the whole family smile, sing along, and dance on the lawn until the stars come out. The North Carolina Symphony will not perform at this concert.

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BEN FOLDS THE EMBERS

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