WCPE Classical Calendar


 






WHAT TO SEE...



High Note:

North Carolina Baroque Orchestra presents a free concert August 1, including J.S. Bach's Double Violin Concerto, a Concerto Grosso by G.F. Handel, and vocal arias featuring the soprano soloist, Margaret Carpenter.

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WCPE Classical Calendar: updated 07/28/14

  • Ciompi Presents (summer series)
    "The Art of Fugue" with Eric Pritchard

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
    Kirby Horton Hall, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham
    INFO: ciompi.org
    Violinist Jennifer Curtis, violist, Martha Perry, and cellist Stephanie Vial, artists renowned for their work in baroque performance practice, will join Eric Pritchard (violin) to conclude his three- year survey of the last, great contrapuntal works by J. S. Bach. SOLD OUT!


  • North Carolina Baroque Orchestra
    Free Concert

    Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
    The Church of the Good, Shepherd in Rocky Mount
    INFO: 252.442.1134, ext. 224
    Using period instruments and under the direction of San Francisco-based early music specialist Frances Blaker, this orchestra will perform a program that will include Bach's Double Violin Concerto, a Concerto Grosso by Handel, and vocal arias featuring the wonderful soprano soloist, Margaret Carpenter. All are invited to this free concert and the reception afterwards in the parish hall. Childcare will be provided. For more information, please contact Lawrence Goering at 252-442-1134, ext. 224 or .


  • Classical Music Discussion Group
    Monthly Meeting

    Saturday, August 9 at 10:00 a.m.
    Quail Ridge Books & Music
    INFO: 919.828.1588; quailridgebooks.com/event/new-classical-music-discussion-group
    This intimate group meets second Saturdays at 10 a.m. to discuss music, artists, recordings, performances and pretty much anything relating to classical music. Bring a cup of coffee or tea (or whatever) and join Samantha from the QRB — M Music Department and other music lovers for some great conversation. Everyone is welcome!


  • North Carolina Symphony
    Opening Weekend: Branford Marsalis & Grant Llewellyn

    Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.
    Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill
    Friday-Saturday, September 19-20 at 8:00 p.m.
    Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
    INFO: 919.733.2750; ncsymphony.org


CALL FOR ENTRIES

  • Wilmington Symphony Orchestra
    New Member Auditions

    Tuesday, August 19
    INFO: email orchestramgr@wilmingtonsymphony.org; http://wsomusicians.blogspot.com/p/ audition-information.html
    Seeking Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Percussion, and Harp players.


  • Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra, Junior Strings
    New & Returning Member Auditions

    Thursday evenings: August 28 & September
    INFO: http://wsoyouth.blogspot.com


  • HOSPICE OF WAKE COUNTY
    Volunteer Musical Performers

    INFO: 919-828-0890; www.hospiceofwake.org/vol
    Hospice of Wake County is seeking Musical Presence volunteers to serve patients in the Wake Forest and Franklin County areas. HOWC is a non-profit, end-of-life organization that is “more than just hospice,” and serves areas beyond “Wake County.” On an average day, they currently serve more than 350 hospice patients and their service area covers Franklin, Wake, Durham, Harnett, and Johnston counties.


 

 Previous Week's Classical Calendar:

  • Ciompi Presents (summer series)
    "The Art of Fugue" with Eric Pritchard

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
    Kirby Horton Hall, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham
    INFO: ciompi.org
    Violinist Jennifer Curtis, violist, Martha Perry, and cellist Stephanie Vial, artists renowned for their work in baroque performance practice, will join Eric Pritchard (violin) to conclude his three- year survey of the last, great contrapuntal works by J. S. Bach.


  • North Carolina Baroque Orchestra
    Free Concert

    Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
    The Church of the Good, Shepherd in Rocky Mount
    INFO: 252.442.1134, ext. 224
    Using period instruments and under the direction of San Francisco-based early music specialist Frances Blaker, this orchestra will perform a program that will include Bach's Double Violin Concerto, a Concerto Grosso by Handel, and vocal arias featuring the wonderful soprano soloist, Margaret Carpenter. All are invited to this free concert and the reception afterwards in the parish hall. Childcare will be provided. For more information, please contact Lawrence Goering at 252-442-1134, ext. 224 or lgoering@goodshepherdrmt.org


CALL FOR ENTRIES

  • Wilmington Symphony Orchestra
    New Member Auditions

    Tuesday, August 19
    INFO: email orchestramgr@wilmingtonsymphony.org; Website
    Seeking Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Percussion, and Harp players.


  • Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra, Junior Strings
    New & Returning Member Auditions

    Thursday evenings: August 28 & September
    INFO: http://wsoyouth.blogspot.com


  • HOSPICE OF WAKE COUNTY
    Volunteer Musical Performers

    INFO: 919-828-0890; www.hospiceofwake.org/vol
    Hospice of Wake County is seeking Musical Presence volunteers to serve patients in the Wake Forest and Franklin County areas. HOWC is a non-profit, end-of-life organization that is “more than just hospice,” and serves areas beyond “Wake County.” On an average day, they currently serve more than 350 hospice patients and their service area covers Franklin, Wake, Durham, Harnett, and Johnston counties.






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