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.

Fourth of July Celebration at Roanoke Island Festival Park Features U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Marine Aircraft Band

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band, stationed at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina, will perform in the Outdoor Pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park beginning at 8 p.m. Fireworks will begin at dark. Gates open at 6 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Parking will be available at the Park until the lot is full with additional parking in Downtown Manteo. Handicap parking will be available at the Park. Pack up the lawn chairs, blankets and picnic and bring family and friends and join us as our nation celebrates.

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.

North Carolina Symphony Performs with Boyz II Men June 24

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Fresh off the release of their new album Collide, Boyz II Men return to Raleigh for a one-night only event Wednesday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m., with Resident Conductor William Henry Curry and the North Carolina Symphony.  The concert will take place in Meymandi Concert Hall.

North Carolina Symphony Performs Music from Stage and Screen at Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series June 19 and June 20

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony, led by Associate Conductor David Glover, will perform two great evenings of music from stage and screen at the 2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series on Friday, June 19 and Saturday June 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre. Gates open for the concert series at 5:30 p.m.  Children 12 and under are free on the lawn.

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