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|North Carolina Symphony, Broadway South to Present Free Veteran’s Day Concert|
|Posted: July 24, 2004|
In honor of America’s veterans, the North Carolina Symphony and Broadway Series South will present a free concert on Veteran’s Day, November 11, at 2pm in Meymandi Concert Hall at the BTI Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh. Resident Conductor William Henry Curry will conduct the orchestra in a program of patriotic music and celebration.
“This concert is yet another way the North Carolina Symphony can make connections and be a partner in the community,” says Symphony president and CEO David Chambless Worters. “We’re honored to play a role in the day’s festivities, and we hope that veterans and families alike will want to come out for a free concert by their state orchestra.”
The concert is scheduled to begin after the Annual Veteran’s Day parade in downtown Raleigh. Dress is “come as you are.” Doors open at 1pm and food and beverages will be available. Tickets are free and available in advance by calling the North Carolina Symphony box office at 919.733.2750, Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm. Tickets will be available at the door based on availability.
For more information about the Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony please call 781-5610 or visit the Veterans Day web page at www.bryantkids.com/parade.
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