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MEYMANDI CONCERT HALL, RALEIGH
WOOLNER STAGE

HOLIDAY DEALS

Annual sell-out show returns!

CIRQUE DE NOEL

WED, NOV 27, 2019 | 3PM
FRI, NOV 29, 2019 | 3PM
SAT, NOV 30, 2019 | 3PM

Stunning aerial feats, mind-boggling contortions, and jaw-dropping juggling acts accompany your favorite festive music.

Tickets just $55! (reg. $83)

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The perfect way to celebrate this holiday season!

HANDEL’S MESSIAH

FRI, DEC 6, 2019 | 8PM

Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Ellie Dehn, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano
Andrew Owens, tenor
Federico de Michelis, bass-baritone
North Carolina Master Chorale

Tickets just $55! (reg. $83)

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Festive musical favorites for the family

HOLIDAY POPS SPECTACULAR

SAT, DEC 14, 2019 | 3PM

North Carolina Symphony Children’s Chorus
Jeremy Tucker, chorus director

This annual tradition features the NCS Children’s Chorus, carolers, falling snow, a sing-along, and a few surprises to make your holiday bright!

Tickets just $34! (reg. $70)

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Swing into the Roaring ’20s!

NEW YEAR’S EVE

TUES, DEC 31, 2019 | 8PM

Big band classics and time-honored traditional Viennese waltzes will make this a night to remember.

Tickets just $43! (reg. $75)

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POPS DEALS

Level up and secure your spot!

VIDEO GAMES LIVE

SAT, OCT 5, 2019 | 8PM

Experience music from the most popular video games of all time featuring Mario™, Zelda™, Halo®, Warcraft®, Final Fantasy®, and more!

Tickets just $50! (reg. $75)

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The Tony Award-winning star of Hamilton!

LESLIE ODOM, JR.

FRI, OCT 18, 2019 | 8PM

Wesley Schulz, conductor

Leslie Odom, Jr. joins the Symphony with a specially curated selection of Broadway and jazz hits.

Tickets just $82! (reg. $99)

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THE MUSIC OF ELTON JOHN
Featuring Michael Cavanaugh

SAT, JAN 18, 2020 | 3PM

Michael Cavanaugh and the North Carolina Symphony, alongside his energetic band, will pay tribute to Sir Elton John’s greatest hits, including “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” “Candle in the Wind,” “Crocodile Rock,” “Bennie and the Jets,” and more!

Tickets just $55! (reg. $75)

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FAMILY FUN CONCERT: Buy one, get one free!

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR:
THE COMPOSER IS DEAD

SAT, OCT 26, 2019 | 1PM

Wesley Schulz, conductor

Join us as Lemony Snicket’s popular children’s mystery book The Composer is Dead comes to life with music by Nathaniel Stookey, plus all your Halloween favorites. Enter our costume contest and enjoy all the pre-concert activities.

Tickets just $14.50! (reg. $29)

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Valentine’s Weekend!

SWING IS THE THING

FRI, FEB 14, 2020 | 8PM
SAT, FEB 15, 2020 | 3PM

William Waldrop, conductor
Dave Bennett, clarinet and vocals
Julie Jo Hughes, vocals
Stephen Sayer, dancer
Chandrae Roettig, dancer
Karine Hermes, dancer
Hunter Krikac, dancer

Grab your sweetheart and jump, jive, and swing from the 1940s right into the jukebox tunes of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

Tickets just $39! (reg. $70)

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A RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN CELEBRATION

FRI, MAR 6, 2020 | 8PM

Oscar Hammerstein III, host

Starring Oscar Andy Hammerstein III, grandson of the beloved librettist and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II—thrill to the legendary team’s brilliant music with songs from South Pacific, The Sound of Music, State Fair, The King and I, Carousel, and Oklahoma!

Tickets just $55! (reg. $70)

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An unforgettable cinematic concert experience!

“STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK” IN CONCERT

SUN, APR 26, 2020 | 7PM

Connor Gray Covington, conductor

Don’t miss one of the most popular films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’ epic score performed live by the North Carolina Symphony.

Tickets just $66! (reg. $70)

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CLASSICAL DEALS

HOT TICKET: Music’s most thrilling masterpiece!

BEETHOVEN’S 9TH

FRI, MAY 1, 2020 | 8PM

Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Elizabeth Llewellyn, soprano
Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Dashon Burton, baritone
North Carolina Master Chorale

Caroline Shaw: The Listeners
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Tickets just $50! (reg. $82)

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HOT TICKET: Season Finale Celebration!

THE RITE OF SPRING

FRI/SAT, MAY 15-16, 2020 | 8PM

Grant Llewellyn, conductor

For his final statement as Music Director, Grant Llewellyn conducts the earth-shattering Rite of Spring. A season finale celebration not to be missed.

Wagner: Prelude to Parsifal
Debussy: Jeux
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

Tickets just $39! (reg. $75)

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HOT TICKET: Experience the ultimate trip through the galaxy!

THE PLANETS

FRI, JAN 10, 2020 | 8PM

Gemma New, conductor
Women of the North Carolina Master Chorale

Salina Fisher: Rainphase
Debussy: Nocturnes
Holst: The Planets

Tickets just $50! (reg. $82)

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Opening Weekend!

CONCERTO FOR TWO PIANOS

FRI/SAT, SEPT 20-21, 2019 | 8PM

Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Alessio Bax, piano
Lucille Chung, piano

Be part of the excitement of opening night as husband-and-wife duo Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung join the North Carolina Symphony.

G. Williams: Sea Sketches
Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos
Elgar: “Enigma” Variations

Tickets just $39! (reg. $75)

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RACHMANINOFF SYMPHONY NO. 2

FRI, OCT 11, 2019 | 8PM

Rune Bergmann, conductor
Philippe Quint, violin

Barber: Violin Concerto
Chaplin: Suite for Violin and Orchestra
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2

Tickets just $39! (reg. $82)

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MAHLER SYMPHONY NO. 5

FRI, NOV 1, 2019 | 8PM

Karina Canellakis, conductor

Audience favorite Karina Canellakis returns to conduct Mahler’s Fifth Symphony. From the lone trumpet-call opening, to the irrepressible joy of the finale, Mahler’s Fifth is a transformative experience.

L. Boulanger: D’un soir triste
Smyth: On the Cliffs of Cornwall
Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Tickets just $30! (reg. $75)

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NEW WORLD SYMPHONY

FRI/SAT, NOV 15-16, 2019 | 8PM

André de Ridder, conductor

Julia Wolfe: Big, Beautiful, Dark, and Scary
Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

Tickets just $41! (reg. $82)

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BERNSTEIN & COPLAND

FRI/SAT, NOV 22-23, 2019 | 8PM

Christian Reif, conductor
Brian Reagin, violin

Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal
McKay: Violin Concerto
Copland: Symphony No.2 “Short Symphony”
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Tickets just $34! (reg. $75)

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BRAHMS PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2

FRI/SAT, JAN 24-25, 2020 | 8PM

Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano

The beauty of Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 is brought to life by Stephen Hough, one of the most distinguished pianists of our time.

Farrenc: Overture No. 1
Schubert: Symphony No. 4
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2

Tickets just $34! (reg. $75)

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TCHAIKOVSKY SYMPHONY NO. 5

FRI/SAT, FEB 7-8, 2020 | 8PM

Grant Llewellyn, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 is a journey of haunting melodies, shocking climaxes, charming elegance, and joyful abandon. Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1—a wild ride with a nearly nonstop solo line—is performed by the impeccable violinist and 2019 Grammy winner James Ehnes.
Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Tickets just $37.50! (reg. $75)

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

FRI, MAR 13, 2020 | 8PM

Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major
Gershwin: “I Got Rhythm” Variations
Roussel: Bacchus & Ariadne
Gershwin: An American in Paris

Tickets just $39! (reg. $82)

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SCHEHERAZADE

FRI/SAT, APR 17-18, 2020 | 8PM

Michał Nesterowicz, conductor
Lukáš Vondráček, piano

Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture in C Major
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Tickets just $37.50! (reg. $75)

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SUBSCRIPTION DEALS

Now with reserved seating!

FRIDAY FAVORITES

Six one-hour, noontime programs for just $14 per concert.
Highlights include:

  • Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony
  • Gershwin’s An American in Paris
  • Handel’s Messiah

and more!

ALL SIX CONCERTS just $84! (reg. $112.61)

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FAMILY FUN: YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONCERTS

Halloween Spooktacular: The Composer Is Dead
SAT, OCT 26, 2020 | 1PM
Happy Feet to a Latin Beat!
SAT, JAN 4, 2020 | 1PM
Fairy Tales & Dragons
SAT, APR 4, 2020 | 1PM

These interactive performances are perfect for children ages three to 12, and include pre-concert fun like the Instrument Zoo, face-painting, and other hands-on activities.

ALL THREE CONCERTS just $45! (reg. $55.77) That’s just $15 per concert!

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Pack your cooler and picnics!

UNC REX Healthcare presents SUMMERFEST 2020

CARY’S BOOTH AMPHITHEATRE
MAY 2020 – JULY 2020

GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE: Lawn Flex 10-pack for $175. That’s just $17.50 per ticket—and kids 12 and under are always admitted free on the lawn.

10-PACK just $175! (reg. $210)**

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**Price does not include sales tax
*Offer expires July 29; not available retroactively or at the door.
Dates, programs, artists, prices, and venues are subject to change.