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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: An Evening of Rachmaninoff

  • September 22, 2017 - September 23, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The Season Opener includes Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with pianist Natasha Paremski, on an all-Rachmaninoff program conducted b... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Classical Series: Northern Lights

  • October 06, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

The heart of this evening of Finnish masterpieces is Sibelius' breathtakingly beautiful Symphony No. 2, which he called "a confession of the so... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Pops Series: Classic Pops

  • October 13, 2017 - October 14, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Grant Llewellyn creates a concert that unfolds the timeless appeal of light classical gems and feel-good pops arrangements in the style of the accla... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Classical Series: Beethoven and Mendelssohn

  • October 20, 2017 - October 21, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Enjoy violinist Benjamin Beilman's spellbinding interpretation of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. The serene spirit of Beethoven's "Pasto... View Details

NC Symphony Young Peoples Concert: Peter and the Wolf

  • October 27, 2017 - October 28, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

The North Carolina Symphony and the Triangle Youth Ballet bring Prokofiev's timeless story of bravery to life on stage through playful music, colorf... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Classical Series: Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

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

Pianist Simon Trpceski performs Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, one of the best-loved concertos in the repertoire. The program also includes Dvo... View Details

North Carolina Symphony Classical Series: Mozart Requiem

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

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

Your heart will grow three sizes the day before Thanksgiving! Bring every Who in Who-ville, the tall and the small, as actors and singers join the S... 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

Tony-nominated Broadway stars and sisters Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton 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

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