Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh Saturday, September 22, 2018 8:00 pm
Four fateful notes begin what has become one of the most important and popular works in classical music—Beethoven’s stormy and victorious Fifth Symphony. Together with the free-wheeling Choral Fantasy, a perky rondo for piano and orchestra, and a dramatic overture, this season-opener reveals Beethoven at his best: bold, expressive, brilliant.
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:00 pm
On Valentine’s Day weekend, be seduced by the art and passion of the dance. From the grace and charm of Strauss’ most famous waltz, to selections from Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing Swan Lake, to the wild and whirling energy of Ravel’s La Valse, the Symphony brings you music guaranteed to set your heart in motion.
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh Saturday, April 13, 2019 8:00 pm
Sometimes glimmering and inviting, sometimes billowing and ominous, the majestic sea has captured the imaginations of composers for centuries. NCS transports you to the watery realm with sensuous music—made even more powerful with projected imagery of North Carolina seascapes and waterfalls, captured by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.