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North Carolina Symphony

  • 2 E. South St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Each year, the North Carolina Symphony's 175 concerts and events are enjoyed by adults and schoolchildren in more than 90 N.Ca. counties. The Symphony's 66 full-time musicians perform under the artistic leadership of Music Director Grant Llewellyn and Associate Conductor David Glover. NCS brings some of the world's greatest artists to N.C., including pianist Lang Lang, violinist Augustin Hadelich and swing-jazz group Pink Martini in the 2016/17 season.

NCS's headquarters venue is the spectacular Meymandi Concert Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. The Symphony's service across the state includes series in Chapel Hill, Fayetteville, New Bern, Southern Pines and Wilmington, as well as Summerfest concerts at the outdoor Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary.

Founded in 1932, NCS is an entity of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and conducts the most extensive education program of any U.S. orchestra.

Ives Symphony #2

  • February 24, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Ives: Unanswered Question, William Henry Curry: World Premiere, Foster: Camptown Races and Ives: Symphony No. 2. View Details

Lang Lang

  • March 01, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The sensational Lang Lang returns to Meymandi Concert Hall for one night only to perform with the North Carolina Symphony. View Details

Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante

  • March 03, 2017 - March 04, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Jennifer Higdon: Three Selections from Dance Card. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante. Sibelius: Symphony No. 5. View Details

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

  • March 11, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Ward: Jubilation Overture, Caroline Shaw: Lo and Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4. View Details

Jason Alexander

  • March 17, 2017 - March 18, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Tony Award-winning actor, Jason Alexander, best known for his role as George Costanza on Seinfeld, is coming to N.C. for an evening of laughs and en... View Details

Kennedy Center Bon Voyage!

  • March 24, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Ward: Jubilation Overture, Caroline Shaw: Lo, Mason Bates: Rusty Air in Carolina, Sarah Kirkland, Snider: Hiraeth and Ward: City of Oaks. View Details

Britten War Requiem

  • April 07, 2017 - April 08, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Britten: War Requiem. View Details

North Carolina Symphony Classic Series: Britten's War Requiem

  • April 07, 2017 - April 08, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Grant Llewellyn leads the North Carolina Symphony in a monumental masterpiece for orchestra and chorus that illustrates the power of the human spiri... View Details

Beethoven's Ninth

  • April 20, 2017 - April 22, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The North Carolina Master Chorale and guest soloists join forces with Grant Llewellyn and the Symphony to fill Meymandi Concert Hall with the epic p... View Details

An Afternoon of Dr. Seuss

  • April 22, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Dr. Seuss' classics The Sneetches and Green Eggs Ham come alive in this megastoopendous musical production.Youngsters of all ages will enjoy fantasti... View Details

Schubert 9th Symphony: "The Great" Symphony

  • April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21. Schubert: Symphony No. 9 "The Great Symphony". View Details

Dinner and Music

  • May 01, 2017
  • Location: Irregardless Cafe and Catering
  • Address: 901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh, NC 27603

Enjoy dinner at Irregardless, followed by Aurora Musicalis String Quartet presenting Jennifer Higdon's "An Exaltation of Larks" and Dvorak's... View Details

The Pirates of Penzance

  • May 05, 2017 - May 06, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Actors from the UNC School of the Arts join Grant Llewellyn and the North Carolina Symphony for a semi-staged production of this comic masterpiece tha... View Details

Schubert "The Great" Symphony

  • May 12, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Schubert: Symphony No. 9. View Details

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

  • May 19, 2017 - May 20, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5. View Details

The Music of Prince

  • June 07, 2017
  • Location: Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2337

Celebrate the life and legacy of the Purple One on his birthday. Stretching boundaries and seamlessly tying together genres, Prince revolutionized mus... View Details

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