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North Carolina Symphony to Perform Music from the Movies


David Glover to Lead Concerts Oct. 16-17 in Meymandi Concert Hall

The North Carolina Symphony, led by Associate Conductor David Glover will perform an evening filled with some of the greatest music from the movies on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17, at 8 p.m., in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh.  The concerts, the first in the 2015/16 Pops Series, will feature a number of iconic movie themes from composer John Williams, as well as music from from Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jaws, Batman’s The Dark Knight Rises, Harry Potter, Star Trek Into Darkness, Titanic and Pirates of the Caribbean, plus much more!

David Glover conducts education and evening concerts throughout the state as well as performances on the Pops Series and Young People’s Concerts.   He has led numerous orchestras including the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, North Czech Philharmonic, Bulgarian Opera in Bourgas, and Hungarian Opera-Cluj.  He holds degrees from the University of Georgia and Boston University in violin performance, as well as a master's degree in instrumental conducting from Indiana University, where he was named an Adjunct Lecturer in 2007.

Tickets to the Pops Series performances on Oct. 16-17 range from $30 to $75. Student tickets are $10.  Concert tickets at all performances are also available at the door one hour prior to concert start time.

Other 2015-16 Pops Series highlights include Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular Dec. 18-19, A Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration™ on January 22-23, 2016, Pop icon Johnny Mathis on Feb. 19-20, 2016, Classical Mystery Tour on April 22-23, 2016, and The Rat Pack, 100 Years of Frank! ™ on May 20-21, 2016.

Subscriptions to all of the Symphony’s concert series are available online at or by calling the North Carolina Symphony Box Office at 919.733.2750 or toll free 877.627.6724.

Meymandi Concert Hall is located in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., in Raleigh. 

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