Summerfest Opening Night: Brahms Symphony No. 2
2013 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series
Booth Amphitheatre, Cary
Saturday, May 25, 2013, 7:30pm
Note: Tickets may also be purchased at the door one hour prior to concert start time.
William Henry Curry, Resident Conductor & Summerfest Artistic Director
Brahms’ masterful Symphony No. 2 in D Major is the finale to the concert, which opens with three pieces performed by the orchestra with the addition of citizen musicians – Hérold’s Zampa Overture, Vaughan Williams’ English Folk Song Suite, and Sibelius’ Finlandia. The addition of the citizen musicians will nearly double the orchestra’s size for this concert.
Hérold: Overture to Zampa*
Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite*
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major
*Featuring Play with the Pros: Citizen musicians join the North Carolina Symphony for select works.
PICNIC OF THE WEEK
Put your summer food skills to the test! Our roving judge selects the best picnic spread before each concert. Winners earn a gift basket worth $100 from Whole Foods Market of Cary, with two honorable mention $25 Whole Foods Market gift cards also being awarded.