2016-2017 Classical Series Season
Season Tickets Available
Viola Fest – 1pm
Saturday, September 24, 2016
The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra staff and musicians invite middle and high school viola students for a masterclass on viola Allstate repertoire at Meredith College, Raleigh. Get a jump on the audition with our musicians!
Free: registration required.
To register contact: email@example.com or call our office at (919) 546-9755.
Sunday, October 16, 2016
JC Bach’s Viola Concerto in c minor, Xi Yang soloist, Beethoven Symphony No. 4, Hindemith’s Trauermusik, Kristen Jones soloist, Vaughn Williams: Variations on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.
Holiday Concert “Home for Christmas” – 3pm & 7pm
Sunday, December 4, 2016
Meredith Aria Concert – 7:30pm
Friday, March 24, 2017
Featuring the winners of the Meredith College Aria Competition.
Rising Stars – 3 pm
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Featuring the winners of the statewide competition and Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture, Mozart’s Great Mass in C, combined choirs from Green Hope High School.
“Music with Her Silver Sound” – 3 pm
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Nicolai’s Merry Wives of Windsor Overture, Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Mendelssohn’s Wedding March – Mid Summer, Walton’s 2 Pieces from Henry V, Faure’s Nocturne from Shylock, Verdi’s Othello Ballabile and Korngold’s Much Ado About Nothing Suite.
2016-2017 Free Spirits Season
Season Tickets Available
Carswell – Living Traditions – 3 pm
Sunday, October 9, 2016
To celebrate our 15th season, the Free Spirits Ensemble will feature modern settings of traditional American music including: Kokopelli for solo flute by Katherine Hoover; Air and Simple Gifts for violin, cello, clarinet and piano by John Williams; Ashokan Farewell for violin and piano by Jay Ungar; St. Louis Blues for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano arranged by John Harbison, and A Celebration of Spirituals for chorus and ensemble by Lanette Lind.
Movie Night with John Williams & Friends – 3 pm
Sunday, November 13, 2016
The program will include some of your favorite movie music by John Williams including: The Days Between, Sabrina, Schindlers List, Viktor’s Tale, Tango por Una Cabeza and tangos by Astor Piazzolla.
New, Newer and Newest Music by American Composers – 3 pm
Sunday, March 12, 2017
We will play some of our favorite new America compositions, Fantasy Trio for violin, clarinet and piano by Richard Faith, Time Pieces for clarinet and piano by Robert Muczynski, Lullaby for violin, cello and piano by Adrienne Albert and compositions of new music by emerging composers as part of our DreamMakers project.
Celebrating Spring & the Family – 3pm
Sunday, April 2, 2017
It’s Spring! The Free Spirits Ensemble will celebrate the season with a program of music and stories that will delight all ages. And, we will premiere The Journey of Marga and Bear, a musical story of a young girl and her dog searching for an unknown treasure.
Raleigh Symphony Orchestra programs are made possible by grants from the following organizations and supporters like you!