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Special Event Concert: Branford Marsalis & Friends
Date: June 02, 2015
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Program: Join us for an extraordinary night to benefit the North Carolina Symphony. Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis joins his friends and collaborators, including the Kruger Brothers and Rhiannon Giddens, onstage with the orchestra for memorable performances that will cross the musical spectrum. All guest artists have donated their services to help make this night an exceptional fundraiser.

Watch Rhiannon Giddens performing on The Late Show with David Letterman on February 10.

PROGRAM
Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Milhaud: Scaramouche: Suite for Saxophone and Orchestra
       III. Brazileira: Mouvement de Samba
               Branford Marsalis, saxophone
The Kruger Brothers: "Music from the Spring"
               The Kruger Brothers
The Kruger Brothers: "Carolina in the Fall"
               The Kruger Brothers
Sting/The Kruger Brothers: "Fields of Gold"
               The Kruger Brothers
                Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Chabrier: España
John Williams: Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra, from the film Catch Me If You Can 
       Joy Ride
               Branford Marsalis, alto saxophone
Branford Marsalis: The Bard Lachrimose
               Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Gershwin: "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess
               Rhiannon Giddens, vocals
               Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Simone: "Tomorrow Is My Turn"
               Rhiannon Giddens, vocals
Kosma: “Les feuilles morts” [Autumn Leaves]
               Rhiannon Giddens, vocals
Louiguy: "La vie en rose"
               Rhiannon Giddens, vocals
Traditional: "St. James Infirmary"
               Branford Marsalis, saxophone
               Rhiannon Giddens, vocals
               The Kruger Brothers


Branford & Friends Event Benefit Sponsors

Benefactors: Merrill Lynch, First Citizens Bank, Duke Energy,
Citrix, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Sears Contract, Inc., Capitol Advantage, Sandy Sully & Friends, Dr. and Mrs. Assad Meymandi
Collaborators: Gregory Poole Equipment Co., Holt Brothers, PNC, Parker Poe Attorneys & Counselors at Law, Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Clancy
Friends: BB&T, Art by Kenny Glenn, The Sorin Group, Fluhrer Reed, Brooks Pierce, Dick and Marlene Daugherty, Debbie and George Aiken, Cliff and Rose Meltzer, Ashley and Sterling Perkinson, Dick and Zoila Hinson & Friends, Susan and Bill Kluttz, Jo Anne Sanford and Billy Brewer, Jr., Sandi Macdonald and Henry Grzes
Products & Services Donated By:
Millennium Print Group, Chapel Hill Restaurant Group, Watered Garden Florist, Citrix, Digital Power
 
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Statewide Classical: Concerts in Your Community: Your Favorite Light Classics
Dates: June 04-05, 2015
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Program: Bring your chairs and blankets, and enjoy your favorite light classical music under the stars, including Grieg’s Peer Gynt, Overture to The Barber of Seville and Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody, plus many more of your most beloved pieces.

Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville
Grieg: Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt
Chabrier: España
Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody
Delius: La Calinda from Koanga
Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave

This concert is free and open to the public. No ticket is required.

 
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2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series: Totally 80's
Date: June 06, 2015
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Program: Chill out with awesome hits from the 80s, such as “Human Nature,” “Don’t Stop Believing,” “Boys of Summer” and “In the Air Tonight,” not to mention hits by Lionel Richie, Sting, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar and more.

Kids 12 & under are always admitted FREE on the lawn!

Find answers to your FAQs about Summerfest like what to wear, when to arrive, what to bring and more.

Concert Offerings:
  • PICNIC OF THE WEEK - Put your summer food skills to the test! Our roving judge selects the best picnic spread before each concert. The winner earns a $100 gift card from Whole Foods Market of Cary, and two honorable mention $25 Whole Foods Market gift cards are awarded as well. Beer and wine are permitted at Booth Amphitheatre.
  • FREE FACE PAINTING - Artists from Paint Savvy will be on hand to paint fanciful faces for FREE (tips are welcome). 

Summerfest Series presented by Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Co-Sponsors
Town of Cary, First Citizens Bank

Free Admission Children 12 & Under sponsored by Golden Corral

Instrument Zoos sponsored by MetLife

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Partners
CaptiveAire, LORD Corporation, Raleigh Windows & Siding, Crabtree Valley Mall, North State Bank, Deloitte, Synergy Spa / Collins & Franklin Plastic Surgery
 
Picnic of the Week Partner
Whole Foods Market of Cary

Media Partners
Cary Magazine, FOX 50, WRAL.com/TV5, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM
 
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Statewide Classical: Concerts in Your Community: Your Favorite Light Classics
Date: June 07, 2015
Concert Sponsor:
Featuring:
Program: Bring your chairs and blankets, and enjoy your favorite light classical music under the stars, including Grieg’s Peer Gynt, Overture to The Barber of Seville and Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody, plus many more of your most beloved pieces.

Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville
Grieg: Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt
Chabrier: España
Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody
Delius: La Calinda from Koanga
Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave

This concert is free and open to the public. No ticket is required.

 
Ticket Information Free Event
 
 
2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series: White Nights Russian Festival I
Date: June 12, 2015
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Program: Shostakovich: Festival Overture
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol

Kids 12 & under are always admitted FREE on the lawn!

Find answers to your FAQs about Summerfest like what to wear, when to arrive, what to bring and more.

Concert Offering:
PICNIC OF THE WEEK
Put your summer food skills to the test! Our roving judge selects the best picnic spread before each concert. The winner earns a $100 gift card from Whole Foods Market of Cary, and two honorable mention $25 Whole Foods Market gift cards are awarded as well. Beer and wine are permitted at Booth Amphitheatre.


Summerfest Series presented by Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Co-Sponsors
Town of Cary, First Citizens Bank

Free Admission Children 12 & Under sponsored by Golden Corral

Instrument Zoos sponsored by MetLife

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Partners
CaptiveAire, LORD Corporation, Raleigh Windows & Siding, Crabtree Valley Mall, North State Bank, Deloitte, Synergy Spa / Collins & Franklin Plastic Surgery

Picnic of the Week Partner
Whole Foods Market of Cary

Media Partners
Cary Magazine, FOX 50, WRAL.com/TV5, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM
 
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2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series: White Nights Russian Festival II
Date: June 13, 2015
Concert Sponsor:
Featuring:
Program: Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Kids 12 & under are always admitted FREE on the lawn!

Find answers to your FAQs about Summerfest like what to wear, when to arrive, what to bring and more.

Concert Offering:
PICNIC OF THE WEEK
Put your summer food skills to the test! Our roving judge selects the best picnic spread before each concert. The winner earns a $100 gift card from Whole Foods Market of Cary, and two honorable mention $25 Whole Foods Market gift cards are awarded as well. Beer and wine are permitted at Booth Amphitheatre.


Summerfest Series presented by Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Co-Sponsors
Town of Cary, First Citizens Bank

Free Admission Children 12 & Under sponsored by Golden Corral

Instrument Zoos sponsored by MetLife

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Partners
CaptiveAire, LORD Corporation, Raleigh Windows & Siding, Crabtree Valley Mall, North State Bank, Deloitte, Synergy Spa / Collins & Franklin Plastic Surgery
 
Picnic of the Week Partner
Whole Foods Market of Cary

Media Partners
Cary Magazine, FOX 50, WRAL.com/TV5, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM
 
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Special Event Concert: NC Symphony Quartet presents Stop Speaking
Date: June 18, 2015
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Program: Join us for an eclectic evening that showcases the artistry of the NC Symphony Quartet. The program includes string trio music of Dohnanyi and Bach, including a bold arrangement of Bach's keyboard masterpiece, Goldberg Variations, as well as Stop Speaking, a work for snare drum and electronics by modern percussion master Andy Akiho.

Bach:
Goldberg Variations for String Trio
Dohnanyi: Serenade for String Trio
Andy Akiho: Stop Speaking for Snare Drum and Digital Playback

Tickets: $11 advance | $13 door
 
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Venue Venues: Kings
2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series: An Evening of Broadway
Date: June 19, 2015
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Program: Join us for a fun-filled evening saluting the best of Broadway. You’ll want to sing along with our young "Stars of Tomorrow" to hits from Annie and Oliver! Plus, enjoy selections from Chicago, The Music Man and Wicked.

Kids 12 & under are always admitted FREE on the lawn!

Find answers to your FAQs about Summerfest like what to wear, when to arrive, what to bring and more.

Concert Offerings:
  • PICNIC OF THE WEEK - Put your summer food skills to the test! Our roving judge selects the best picnic spread before each concert. The winner earns a $100 gift card from Whole Foods Market of Cary, and two honorable mention $25 Whole Foods Market gift cards are awarded as well. Beer and wine are permitted at Booth Amphitheatre.
  • INSTRUMENT ZOO - The North Carolina Symphony’s popular Instrument Zoo lets kids of all ages try out orchestra instruments.
  • FREE FACE PAINTING - Artists from Paint Savvy will be on hand to paint fanciful faces for FREE (tips are welcome).

This evening's concert is sponsored by Deloitte

Summerfest Series presented by Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Co-Sponsors
Town of Cary, First Citizens Bank

Free Admission Children 12 & Under sponsored by Golden Corral

Instrument Zoos sponsored by MetLife

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Partners
CaptiveAire, LORD Corporation, Raleigh Windows & Siding, Crabtree Valley Mall, North State Bank, Synergy Spa / Collins & Franklin Plastic Surgery
 
Picnic of the Week Partner
Whole Foods Market of Cary

Media Partners
Cary Magazine, FOX 50, WRAL.com/TV5, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM
 
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2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series: Symphonic Wizardry featuring the Music of Harry Potter
Date: June 20, 2015
Concert Sponsor:
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Program: Explore the fantasy and excitement of Hogwarts and other mystical places as the North Carolina Symphony takes you on a musical  journey inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter, plus selections from How to Train Your Dragon, Ghostbusters and others.

Mussorgsky:
A Night on Bald Mountain
Gounod:
Funeral March of a Marionette
Stravinsky:
Infernal Dance of Prince Katschai and Finale from The Firebird
Holcombe:
Ghostbusters
John Powell:
Suite from How to Train Your Dragon
John Williams:
Suite from the Harry Potter Films

Kids 12 & under
are always admitted FREE on the lawn!

Find answers to your FAQs about Summerfest like what to wear, when to arrive, what to bring and more.

Concert Offerings:
  • PICNIC OF THE WEEK - Put your summer food skills to the test! Our roving judge selects the best picnic spread before each concert. The winner earns a $100 gift card from Whole Foods Market of Cary, and two honorable mention $25 Whole Foods Market gift cards are awarded as well. Beer and wine are permitted at Booth Amphitheatre.
  • INSTRUMENT ZOO - The North Carolina Symphony’s popular Instrument Zoo lets kids of all ages try out orchestra instruments.
  • FREE FACE PAINTING - Artists from Paint Savvy will be on hand to paint fanciful faces for FREE (tips are welcome).
  • MARBLES KIDS MUSEUM - Marbles Kids Museum will be at the concert with hands-on musical activities.

Summerfest Series presented by Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Co-Sponsors
Town of Cary, First Citizens Bank

Free Admission Children 12 & Under sponsored by Golden Corral

Instrument Zoos sponsored by MetLife

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Partners
CaptiveAire, LORD Corporation, Raleigh Windows & Siding, Crabtree Valley Mall, North State Bank, Deloitte, Synergy Spa / Collins & Franklin Plastic Surgery
 
Picnic of the Week Partner
Whole Foods Market of Cary

Media Partners
Cary Magazine, FOX 50, WRAL.com/TV5, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM
 
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Special Event Concert: Boyz II Men
Date: June 24, 2015
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Program: Fresh off the release of their new album Collide, Boyz II Men return to Raleigh following their sold out performance with the North Carolina Symphony in 2013. Don't miss this one-night only event!

 
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2015 Rex Healthcare Summerfest Series: The Music of The Eagles
Date: June 27, 2015
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Program: Back by popular demand, the North Carolina Symphony salutes The Eagles, one of the most successful groups of the 70s, as the orchestra and tribute band head for “Hotel California” with a string of hits including “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” “Witchy Woman,” “Desperado,” “Tequila Sunrise” and “One of These Nights.”

Kids 12 & under are always admitted FREE on the lawn!

Find answers to your FAQs about Summerfest like what to wear, when to arrive, what to bring and more.

Concert Offerings:
  • PICNIC OF THE WEEK - Put your summer food skills to the test! Our roving judge selects the best picnic spread before each concert. The winner earns a $100 gift card from Whole Foods Market of Cary, and two honorable mention $25 Whole Foods Market gift cards are awarded as well. Beer and wine are permitted at Booth Amphitheatre.
  • INSTRUMENT ZOO - The North Carolina Symphony’s popular Instrument Zoo lets kids of all ages try out orchestra instruments.
  • FREE FACE PAINTING - Artists from Paint Savvy will be on hand to paint fanciful faces for FREE (tips are welcome).

Summerfest Series presented by Rex Healthcare

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Co-Sponsors
Town of Cary, First Citizens Bank

Free Admission Children 12 & Under sponsored by Golden Corral

Instrument Zoos sponsored by MetLife

Rex Healthcare Summerfest Partners
CaptiveAire, LORD Corporation, Raleigh Windows & Siding, Crabtree Valley Mall, North State Bank, Deloitte, Synergy Spa / Collins & Franklin Plastic Surgery
 
Picnic of the Week Partner
Whole Foods Market of Cary

Media Partners
Cary Magazine, FOX 50, WRAL.com/TV5, MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM
 
availability Tickets On Sale Now!
 
 
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