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|North Carolina Symphony Music Director Grant Llewellyn to Speak at Fearrington, Sept. 27|
|Posted: August 24, 2011|
He takes a break from his busy schedule to share his stories from the conductor’s life and offer an inside guide to the Symphony’s 2011/12 concert season. Join this leading light for an intimate discussion of the orchestra world, from his success in bringing some of the world’s finest musicians to the Triangle to his efforts to break new artistic ground with one of North Carolina’s finest treasures.
The talk is held in partnership with Fearrington Friends of the Arts as the inaugural program of its new season of cultural offerings. It will be held at The Gathering Place in Fearrington on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 1:30 p.m.
Annual FFA dues are $15. Guests may attend for a $5 door-fee on a space-available basis.
The North Carolina Symphony’s 2011/12 season opens on Thursday, Sept. 8, in Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall with a powerhouse orchestral program headlined by Mozart’s Requiem. The Symphony first comes to Chapel Hill on Friday, Sept. 9, with a special event performance of selections from the Requiem concert. The concert will be held at Chapel Hill Bible Church at 8:00 p.m.
The Symphony’s Chapel Hill Series begins with a visit by fan favorite pianist Pascal Rogé performing playful masterworks by Mozart and Poulenc on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 8:00 p.m. Other 2011/12 Chapel Hill concerts include the New World Symphony, a celebration of “Beethoven and Beyond,” an in-depth musical exploration of Argentina and the tango and more.
View the complete Chapel Hill Series schedule and purchase tickets by visiting www.ncsymphony.org or calling Symphony Audience Services at 919.733.2750 or toll free 877.627.6724. All Chapel Hill Series concerts take place at Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Our friend and colleague Jess Isaiah Levin passed away suddenly on February 16, 2015. A member of the North Carolina Symphony since 1974, he held the J. Felix Arnold First ... More »
One of the greatest attributes of the classical canon of music is its familiarity. The music has staying power. It has become the soundtrack for our lives. Imagine a graduation ... More »
I am writing from western North Carolina, where the North Carolina Symphony is in Boone as part of a residency partnership with the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State ... More »
The Britten: Cello Symphony and Sonata CD, recorded by soloist Zuill Bailey and the North Carolina Symphony under the baton of Music Director Grant Llewellyn, debuted this week on the ... More »