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Explorations: Freedom – The North Carolina Symphony commemorates the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation through concerts, discussions, and images.

Join the North Carolina Symphony for the culmination of these Exploration events, Freedom, featuring James Westwater’s symphonic photochoreography The Eternal Struggle, and Lincoln Portrait, narrated by David Hartman.

Learn more about the concert, Freedom, in our radio commercials for Raleigh and for Fayetteville.



Free Event
TALK BY WILLIAM HENRY CURRY
Wednesday, March 6 | 11am
Farrison-Newton Communications Building Auditorium
North Carolina Central University, Durham
William Henry Curry, Resident Conductor
In partnership with the N.C. African American Heritage Commission.
Hosted by Department of History, NCCU
Join Maestro Curry for a talk entitled “The Emancipation Proclamation, its aftermath, and the first African American composers.”
TICKETS: Tickets are not required for this free event.


Past Events:
CONCERT PREVIEW TALK

Sunday, February 10 | 3-4pm
Quail Ridge Books and Music, Raleigh
    William Henry Curry, Resident Conductor
Co-sponsored by WCPE 89.7/The Classical Station

SOUNDBITES AT THE PUB @ Parizade
Monday, February 18 | 6pm dinner, concert to follow

Dinner and chamber music
Civil War-era brass band tunes played by the North Carolina Symphony Brass Quintet
Pre-concert talk by Dr. Kristen Turner of N.C. State University


Student Event
FSU 'FRESHMAN FOCUS' SEMINAR

Wednesday, February 20 | 12pm -1pm
Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville
Dr. Earnest Lamb
TICKETS: Free event, Students only

This event for students at Fayetteville State University will focus on African American composers and their rich contributions to the American experience.


Student Event - Grades 6-12
EDUCATION CONCERT

Thursday, February 21 | 10am
William Henry Curry, Resident Conductor
The Eternal Struggle with photochoreography by James Westwater, Narration by David Hartman
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
TICKETS: $5, with reservations. Click here for reservations.
 

PRE-CONCERT TALK
Thursday, February 21 | 7-7:30pm
Main lobby, Seabrook Auditorium
Dr. Earnest Lamb
TICKETS: Free event

Concert: FREEDOM
Thursday, February 21 | 8pm
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University
TICKETS here.

POST-CONCERT Q&A PANEL
Main lobby, Seabrook Auditorium


Free Event
SHAW UNIVERSITY SEMINAR
and Q&A
Friday, February 22 | 1pm

Etsey Hall Auditorium, Shaw University, Raleigh
Dr. Earnest Lamb, Fayetteville State University, with baritone Scott MacLeod
Dr. Lamb, working with baritone Scott MacLeod, will expand upon the ideas of music as an expressive art form, and will share how African American composers have used it as their voice during our nation’s struggle for freedom, justice and equality.
At the end of the presentation, the floor will be opened for Q&As.
TICKETS: Free event, open to the public

 
PRE-CONCERT LECTURE
Friday, February 22 | 7-7:30pm

West Pavilion, Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
Dr. Earnest Lamb
TICKETS: Free event

Concert: FREEDOM
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
Narrated by David Hartman (pictured)
TICKETS here.

POST-CONCERT Q&A PANEL
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh



PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

Saturday, February 23 | 7-7:30pm

Concert: FREEDOM
Saturday, February 23 | 8pm
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
TICKETS here.

POST-CONCERT Q&A PANEL
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh





This concert is supported in part by our partners The Freelon Group and Piedmont Investment Advisors.

Fayetteville Series Partner: Reed Lallier Chevrolet
Statewide Partnership and Support: Progress Energy
Classical Series Sponsors: Clancy & Theys Construction; Duke Medicine; Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan, LLP
Soundbites Series Presenter: Duke Realty

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