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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.

North Carolina Symphony Classical Series: Mozart Requiem

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

Douglas Boyd conducts the North Carolina Symphony, guest soloists and the North Carolina Master Chorale in Mozart's storied final work, the deeply a... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Special Event Concert: Polar Express

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

Listen for the sound of silver bells and climb aboard in your jammies for a first-class journey on the Polar Express! You’ll see the paintings... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Special Event Concert: Home Alone

  • November 24, 2017 - November 25, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Catch this comedy classic on the big screen as the Symphony plays the charming and delightful score by John Williams live. Hilarious and heart-warmi... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Classical Series: Baroque Masters

  • December 01, 2017 - December 02, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

This all-Baroque program includes Bach's Christmas Oratorio and selections from the Christmas Cantatas, as well his popular Brandenburg Concerto No.... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Pops Series: Christmas with the Callaway Sisters

  • December 15, 2017 - December 16, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Tony-nominated Broadway stars and sisters Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway share a joyous holiday pops celebration with family favorites includ... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Special Event Concert: New Year's Eve Celebration

  • December 31, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

The North Carolina Symphony introduces a brand-new show to welcome 2018. Ring in the new year in style, with the unparalleled sound of a full sympho... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Classical Series: Pictures at an Exhibition

  • January 12, 2018 - January 13, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Few works can match it for orchestral color, sonic impact or sheer excitement, and no work displays the virtuosity of the Symphony like Pictures at ... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Pop Series: The Music of the Rolling Stones

  • January 19, 2018 - January 20, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Join the North Carolina Symphony for an evening celebrating one of the most iconic rock groups in history. The performance will featu... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Classical Series: Schubert Unfinished

  • January 26, 2018 - January 27, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Grammy-nominated violinist Philippe Quint performs Bernstein's violin concerto, Serenade-one of his most lyrical works. Joining in a worldwide cente... View Details

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