Press Releases

North Carolina Symphony Presents the Hot Sardines

Monday, June 29, 2015

Cary's Booth Amphitheatre will come alive with the hot sounds of the New York City-based band the Hot Sardines on Thursday, July 9, at 7:30 p.m., in the season finale of the 2015  Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series.  Gates open for the concert series at 5:30 p.m.  Children 12 and under are free on the lawn.  The North Carolina Symphony is presenting, but will not perform at the concert.

"I DO! Weddings in the Albemarle" Opens at the Museum of the Albemarle June 27

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A stunning exhibition focusing on the bride and her dress will open Saturday, June 27, at the Museum of the Albemarle. "I DO! Weddings in the Albemarle, 1831-2015" also gives a nod to top hats, trousseaus, suits, vests and other wedding trimmings. The free exhibit runs until December 2017.

North Carolina Symphony to Perform Free Patriotic Concert in Garner July 3

Monday, June 22, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony will celebrate America’s 239th birthday with a free concert of patriotic favorites and high-spirited classics in its traditional Independence Day concert, with fireworks afterward, at Garner’s Lake Benson Park, Friday, July 3, at 8:30 p.m. 

North Carolina Symphony Announces 2015 Bryan Youth Concerto Competition Winners

Friday, June 12, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony is pleased to announce that four talented young musicians have won top prizes in the 2015 Kathleen Price and Joseph M. Bryan Youth Concerto Competition, the state’s premier competition for young instrumentalists. The finals of this rigorous, two-round audition were held in Raleigh in May. Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn and Symphony Associate Conductor David Glover served as judges.

North Carolina Symphony String Quartet at Kings June 18

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Join the North Carolina Symphony Quartet Thursday, June 18, for an eclectic evening that showcases the artistry of Symphony musicians Jacqueline Saed Wolborsky, Samuel Gold, Nathaniel Yaffe, and Matthew Decker. The program, which begins at 9 p.m., includes string trio music of Dohnanyi and Bach, including a bold arrangement of Bach's keyboard masterpiece, Goldberg Variations, as well as Stop Speaking, a work for snare drum and electronics by modern percussion master Andy Akiho, led by Assistant Principal Percussionist Matthew Decker.  Doors open at 8 p.m.

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