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The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John

FRI, OCT 6, 2023 | 8PM
SAT, OCT 7, 2023 | 3PM & 8PM

Michelle Di Russo, conductor
Jean Meilleur, vocals
John Regan, piano and vocals

A full rock band and guest vocalists join your North Carolina Symphony to pay tribute to two classic rock legends with hits including “Piano Man,” “Movin’ Out,” “She’s Got a Way,” “I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues,” and more.

Holiday Pops

FRI, DEC 8, 2023 | 8PM
SAT, DEC 9, 2023 | 3PM & 8PM

Michelle Di Russo, conductor
Shayna Steele, vocals
The North Carolina State University Chorale
Weekend Sponsor: CEI – The Digital Office
Concert Sponsor: Wells Fargo

There’s no place like Meymandi Concert Hall for the holidays! Guest star vocalist Shayna Steele and The North Carolina State University Chorale join your North Carolina Symphony for a festive concert full of holiday favorites you know and love!

The Magic of Rodgers and Hammerstein

FRI/SAT, JAN 19-20, 2024 | 8PM

Michelle Di Russo, conductor
Concert Sponsor: The Forest at Duke

Celebrate the golden age of musical theatre as your North Carolina Symphony revisits Broadway favorites from Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, and more.

Let’s Groove Tonight:
Motown Meets the Philly Sound

FRI, FEB 9, 2024 | 7:30PM
SAT, FEB 10, 2024 | 3PM & 8PM

Ashley Jayy, vocals
Chester Gregory, vocals
Concert Sponsor: Galloway Ridge at Fearrington

The pop, soul, and R&B sounds of Motown meet famous hits from the Philly Sound as your North Carolina Symphony and guest vocalists perform classic songs including “What’s Going On,” “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” “Ain’t No Stopping Us Now,” “Love Train,” and more.

Totally ’80s

FRI/SAT, MAR 15-16, 2024 | 8PM

Stuart Chafetz, conductor
Aaron C. Finley, vocals
Nicole Parker, vocals

Your North Carolina Symphony and show-stopping vocalists rewind to the ’80s with tunes like “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,” “Addicted to Love,” “The Final Countdown,” and more!

“Star Wars: Return of the Jedi”
In Concert

THU, MAY 2, 2024 | 7:30PM
FRI/SAT, MAY 3-4, 2024 | 8PM

Conner Gray Covington, conductor

Watch as Luke faces Darth Vader one last time on the big screen while your Symphony performs John Williams’ thrilling score LIVE! Arrive early and get your photo with members of the 501st Legion and the Rebel Legion!

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