North Carolina Symphony to Give Free Southern Village Concert June 9 Works from Vivaldi, Brahms, Copland, and more in “Concerts in Your Community”

New Bern

The North Carolina Symphony will give a free outdoor concert Thursday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. on the Village Green in Chapel Hill’s Southern Village.  Symphony Associate Conductor David Glover will lead the orchestra in “Concerts in Your Community: Favorite Light Classics.”  In the event of inclement weather, the performance will take place at the Riverfront Convention Center.

Concert-goers can enjoy the early summer evening accompanied by Vivaldi’s “Spring” from The Four Seasons, featuring violinist Elizabeth Phelps; as well as instrumental selections from Bizet’s Carmen, dance music from Grieg, Brahms, and Copland, and much more.  The performance is part of the Symphony’s summer “Concerts in Your Community,” an annual series of free concerts presented throughout the state.

Southern Village is located south of Chapel Hill on 15-501.  The Green at Southern Village is located on Market Street.  For more information and directions, go to

Concert sponsors are the Businesses of Market Street, Southern Village; the Silverback Foundation; and Strowd Roses.

The 2016/17 Chapel Hill Series includes nine classical concerts.  During the 2016/17 season, audiences will hear Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with pianist Stephen Hough; Dvořák’s Fifth Symphony; a holiday concert featuring choruses from Handel’s Messiah; Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade; and Schubert’s Ninth Symphony, known as “The Great.”  Complete details on the Symphony’s outstanding Chapel Hill 2016/17 season can be found online at or by calling the Symphony Box Office at 919.733.2750 or toll free at 877.627.6724.

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