North Carolina Symphony to Give Free Concert in Jacksonville June 18 Works from Vivaldi, Brahms, Copland and more in “Concerts in Your Community”

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The North Carolina Symphony will give a free outdoor concert Saturday, June 18, at 7:00 p.m. in Riverwalk Crossing Park in Jacksonville.  Symphony Associate Conductor David Glover will lead the orchestra in “Concerts in Your Community: Favorite Light Classics.”  In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held in Northside High School Auditorium at 365 Commons Drive South in Jacksonville.

Concert-goers can enjoy the early summer evening accompanied by Vivaldi’s “Spring” from The Four Seasons, featuring violinist and North Carolina Symphony Associate Concertmaster Dovid Friedlander; the program also includes instrumental selections from Bizet’s Carmen, dance music from Grieg, Brahms, and Aaron Copland, and much more.  The performance is part of the Symphony’s summer “Concerts in Your Community,” free concerts presented throughout the state. 

Riverwalk Crossing Park is located at 421 Court Street in Jacksonville.

The concert’s Presenting Sponsor is Onslow Memorial Hospital.  The Concert Sponsor is Onslow County Tourism; Concert Supporters are First Bank, Modern Exterminating Company, Office Park Eye Center, and Dr. and Mrs. Timothy Edwards. Media partner is the Jacksonville Daily News.

About the North Carolina Symphony

Founded in 1932, the North Carolina Symphony gives more than 175 performances annually to adults and school children in more than 50 North Carolina counties. An entity of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, the orchestra employs 66 professional musicians, under the artistic leadership of Music Director and Conductor Grant Llewellyn, Resident Conductor William Henry Curry and Associate Conductor David Glover.

Headquartered in downtown Raleigh’s spectacular Meymandi Concert Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and an outdoor summer venue at Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, N.C., the Symphony performs about 60 concerts annually in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary metropolitan area. It holds regular concert series in Fayetteville, New Bern, Southern Pines and Wilmington—as well as individual concerts in many other North Carolina communities throughout the year—and conducts one of the most extensive education programs of any U.S. orchestra.

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