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The Greatest Story Ever Told
Handel’s Messiah

FRI/SAT, DEC 2-3, 2022 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Andrew Grams, conductor
Sonya Headlam, soprano
Leah Wool, mezzo-soprano
Kenneth Tarver, tenor
Damien Geter, bass-baritone
North Carolina Master Chorale

Enjoy one of the most inspiring works of music ever conceived.

Tickets just $44 (reg. $73)

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Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances

FRI/SAT, JAN 13-14, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Stephanie Childress, conductor
Michelle Cann, piano

Gabriella Smith: Tumblebird Contrails
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

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Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

FRI/SAT, JAN 27-28, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Lina González-Granados, conductor

Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade in A Minor
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 “Prague”
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

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Dvořák Symphony No. 7

FRI/SAT, FEB 17-18, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Eduardo Strausser, conductor
Samuel Almaguer, clarinet
Aaron Apaza, bassoon

Schumann: Overture to Manfred
R. Strauss: Duet-Concertino for Clarinet & Bassoon
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7

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Mozart Requiem

FRI/SAT, FEB 24-25, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
North Carolina Master Chorale

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Mozart: Requiem
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s was a genius that would proclaim itself early, develop swiftly and vanish all too soon. The North Carolina Symphony and the Master Chorale, under Music Director Designate Carlos Miguel Prieto, perform Mozart’s immortal requiem.

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Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3

FRI/SAT, MAR 10-11, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Rune Bergmann, conductor
Zee Zee, piano

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
Grieg: Incidental Music from Peer Gynt

The music of Rachmaninoff has touched the heart for generations. Zee Zee, under the direction of Rune Bergmann, performs Rachmaninoff’s masterpiece, the third piano concerto.

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Concert Sponsor: Roux MacNeill Studio

Brahms Symphony No. 3

FRI/SAT, MAR 24-25, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Alpesh Chauhan, conductor
Francesca Dego, violin

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Brahms: Symphony No. 3

Brahms’ masterwork spins an endless cascade of gorgeous melodies.

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Holst: The Planets

FRI/SAT, APR 14-15, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Gerald Clayton, piano

James Lee III: Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula
Ellington: New World A-Comin’
Holst: The Planets

Majestic in its scope, dazzling in its sound: there is nothing to match the experience of hearing The Planets live in concert. Experience the ultimate trip through the galaxy as the North Carolina Symphony and Thomas Wilkins perform Gustav Holst’s celestial showpiece.

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Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1

FRI/SAT, APR 28-29, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Sterling Elliott, cello

Debussy/Pépin: Hommage à Rameau from Images
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1
Bizet: Roma

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Concert Sponsor: Galloway Ridge at Fearrington

Mahler Symphony No. 1

FRI/SAT, MAY 12-13, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Stella Chen, violin

Joan Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1
Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 “Titan”

Epic, heroic, and monumental: the Symphony takes you on an extraordinary musical journey in Mahler’s thunderous and blazingly theatrical Symphony #1, “Titan.”

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Holiday Pops

FRI, DEC 9, 2022 | 8PM
SAT, DEC 10, 2022 | 3PM & 8PM

MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Michelle Di Russo, conductor
Scarlett Strallen, vocals

There’s no place like Meymandi Concert Hall for the holidays! Join your North Carolina Symphony and a special guest star vocalist at this festive concert full of holiday favorites and traditional carols you know and love.

Tickets just $44 (reg. $59-$77)

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Weekend Sponsor: CEI − The Digital Office
Concert Sponsor: Wells Fargo

The Queen of Soul!
Aretha: A Tribute

FRI, JAN 20, 2023 | 8PM
SAT, JAN 21, 2023 | 3PM & 8PM

MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Lucas Waldin, conductor
Capathia Jenkins, vocals
Ryan Shaw, vocals

Join us for a tribute to Aretha Franklin—featuring Broadway powerhouse Capathia Jenkins and Grammy-nominated R&B singer Ryan Shaw in a performance of Aretha’s one-of-a-kind hits including “Chain of Fools,” “Amazing Grace,” and “Respect.”

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Concert Sponsor: The Forest at Duke

Valentine’s Weekend
Revolution: The Music of The Beatles
A Symphonic Experience

FRI, FEB 10, 2023 | 8PM
SAT, FEB 11, 2023 | 3PM & 8PM

MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Michelle Di Russo, conductor

Guest vocalists and the Symphony perform restored orchestrations from the original sessions at Abbey Road—accompanied by rare and unseen photos of the band projected on the big screen.

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All music and imagery under exclusive license from Sony Music Publishing, Harrisongs Ltd, & The Beatles Book Photo Library to Schirmer Theatrical, LLC. This show is not endorsed by or connected to Apple Corps or The Beatles.
Weekend Sponsor: celito.net
Concert Sponsor: WakeMed MyCare 365 Primary & Urgent Care

In the Air Tonight:
The Music of Phil Collins & Genesis

FRI/SAT, MAR 17-18, 2023 | 8PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Stuart Chafetz, conductor
Aaron C. Finley, vocals
Brook Wood, vocals

Guest conductor Stuart Chafetz and the Symphony pay tribute to pop icon Phil Collins. His sensational drum crescendos with the megaband Genesis made an indelible mark on the ‘70s, while his solo work defined the ‘80s. Relive hits including “Follow You Follow Me,” “Abacab,” “I Missed Again,” “Turn It On Again,” “Sussudio,” “One More Night,” “Take Me Home,” and the iconic “In the Air Tonight.”

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Celebrate May the Fourth Weekend!
“Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” In Concert

THUR, MAY 4, 2023 | 7:30PM
FRI/SAT, MAY 5-6, 2023 | 8PM

MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

The trilogy continues! Don’t miss one of the most popular films of all time, shown on the big screen as your North Carolina Symphony performs John Williams’ legendary score live—secure your seats early for this unforgettable cinematic concert event!

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Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd., and Warner/Chappell Music. © 2021 & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved
Concert Sponsor: Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown

Holiday Pops

FRI, DEC 9, 2022 | NOON
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Michelle Di Russo, conductor

There’s no place like Meymandi Concert Hall for the holidays! Join your North Carolina Symphony for this festive concert full of holiday favorites and traditional carols you know and love.

Tickets just $29 (reg. $35)

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Weekend Sponsor: CEI − The Digital Office

All Strings

FRI, FEB 3, 2023 | NOON
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Michelle Di Russo, conductor

Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Clarice Assad: Suite for Lower Strings
Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 7

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Selections from Peer Gynt

FRI, MAR 10, 2023 | NOON
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Rune Bergmann, conductor

Grieg: Incidental Music from Peer Gynt

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Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1

FRI, APR 28, 2023 | NOON
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Sterling Elliott, cello

Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1
Bizet: Roma

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The Anticipated Return of
Beethoven Lives Upstairs

SAT, JAN 7, 2023 | 4PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Michelle Di Russo, conductor
Classical Kids Live!

A madman has moved in upstairs, and young Christoph and his uncle are on the hunt to find out just what’s going on up there. Explore the world of Ludwig van Beethoven with music from his greatest works—“Moonlight” Sonata, Für Elise, the Ninth Symphony, and more.

Tickets just $21 (reg. $27)

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Young People’s Concert Series Sponsor: WakeMed Children’s

Back by Popular Demand!
Carnival of the Animals

SAT, JAN 7, 2023 | 4PM
MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH

Michelle Di Russo, conductor
Paperhand Puppet Intervention

Have you ever seen an elephant dance ballet? Or encountered giant sea creatures in a submarine? Look no further! Larger-than-life puppets and the Symphony will bring the animal kingdom to life for Saint-Saëns’ The Carnival of the Animals.

Tickets just $21 (reg. $27)

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Young People’s Concert Series Sponsor: WakeMed Children’s

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

SUN, JAN 29, 2023 | 7:30PM
MEMORIAL HALL, CHAPEL HILL

Michelle Di Russo, conductor

Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade in A Minor
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 “Prague”
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

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Holst: The Planets

THUR, APR 13, 2023 | 7:30PM
MEMORIAL HALL, CHAPEL HILL

Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Gerald Clayton, piano

James Lee III: Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula
Ellington: New World A-Comin’
Holst: The Planets

Majestic in its scope, dazzling in its sound: there is nothing to match the experience of hearing The Planets live in concert. Experience the ultimate trip through the galaxy as the North Carolina Symphony and Thomas Wilkins perform Gustav Holst’s celestial showpiece.

Tickets just $44 (reg. $62)

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