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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.

Messiah Choruses

  • December 02, 2016 - December 03, 2016
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The greatest story ever told. The most majestic music ever conceived. The North Carolina Symphony, The North Carolina Master Chorale and soloists cele... View Details

A Pink Martini Holiday

  • December 09, 2016 - December 10, 2016
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

China Forbes returns! One of the world's favorite Cocktail, Jazz, and World Pop ensembles returns to Meymandi Concert Hall. Pink Martini delivers a fe... View Details

A Candlelight Christmas

  • December 23, 2016
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Before the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, join the North Carolina Symphony for an evening of classical music written in sacred celebra... View Details

New Year's Eve in Vienna

  • December 31, 2016
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Catch the rhythm of the New Year with the sweep of the Viennese waltz and the swing of the Big Band. Once again the Symphony will be joined by the Nor... View Details

Beethoven's 4th Piano Concerto

  • January 06, 2017 - January 07, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

MacArthur genius grant-winner Jeremy Denk joins the Symphony to play Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4. The concert will also include Schreker's Interm... View Details

A Star Trek Spectacular

  • January 20, 2017 - January 21, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, experience an out-of-this-world concert conducted by the world-renowned Jack Everly. The e... View Details

Celebrate Mozart's Birthday

  • January 27, 2017 - January 28, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Today, more than 250 years after his birth, the music of Mozart still speaks to us. Moves us. And leaves us breathless. The North Carolina Symphony an... View Details

All Mozart

  • February 03, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Mozart: Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio. Mozart: Violin Concerto #4. Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik. Mozart: Symphony No. 39. View Details

Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade

  • February 10, 2017 - February 11, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture. Timo Andres: New Work. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade. View Details

Romantic Nights with Music from Phantom of the Opera

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

Romantic orchestral favorites and timeless love songs from your favorite Broadway musicals and films. Stuart Chafetz leads the Symphony and guest si... View Details

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

Beethoven's Ninth

  • April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Grant Llewellyn, the North Carolina Symphony, the North Carolina Master Chorale, and guest vocalists join forces on one stage to perform the glorious ... 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

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

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