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This summer, the North Carolina Symphony will present 8 FREE outdoor concerts in communities across the state. Beginning with a program featuring Your Favorite Light Classics May 31-June 7, and including the Symphony’s popular Independence Day concerts June 30 and July 1, 3 and 4, these Concerts in Your Community showcase the Symphony’s role as the state orchestra of North Carolina.

Your Favorite Light Classics

The first set of free concerts features Associate Conductor David Glover. Concertgoers in New Bern, Chapel Hill, Tarboro and Jacksonville will enjoy their favorite light classical music, including Grieg’s Peer Gynt, Overture to The Barber of Seville and Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody, plus many more beloved pieces.
Independence Day
The North Carolina Symphony, Associate Conductor David Glover and baritone Scott MacLeod present a good, old-fashioned salute to the red, white and blue with patriotic favorites and high-spirited classics honoring the USA on its 239th birthday.   

Annual Stars & Stripes Concert in Wilmington

This year, the Wilmington Independence Day tradition is held on Thursday, July 2 at 7:30pm in Kenan Auditorium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Tickets are $27 with $10 for students, and go on sale Friday, May 1. For ticket information, call the North Carolina Symphony Box Office toll free at 877.627.6724 Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, or call the Kenan Auditorium Box Office at 910.962.3500 Monday through Friday, noon to 6pm.

Arts Council of Fayetteville and Cumberland Co.
Bank of North Carolina
Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation
First Bank
Keihin Carolina System Technology, Inc.
Marine Chevrolet Cadillac
Marine Federal Credit Union
The Businesses of Market Street, Southern Village
Mine Safety Appliance Co.
Modern Exterminating Company
Onslow County Tourism
Onslow Memorial Hospital
Reed-Lallier Chevrolet

Southern Village Homeowners Association
Tarboro Savings Bank
Vidant Edgecombe Hospital
Dr. and Mrs. Timothy Edwards
Mr. Ronald G. Ellis, Jr.

May 31 concert presented in partnership with Tryon Palace
June 30 concert presented in partnership with Arts Council of Wayne County, Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation, Paramount Theatre

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