WCPE Classical Calendar


 






WHAT TO SEE...



High Notes:


Carolina Ballet
The Nutcracker

Through December 28
Performances in DPAC, UNC Memorial Hall, and Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
INFO: CarolinaBallet.com
With more than 100 performers, new live magic, and a live orchestra


For additional events, visit our friends at Triangle Sings, an online resource for singers and music lovers in the Triangle and surrounding areas.




Do you know of any Arts Events you'd like to add to our Calendar? Please write to us here:

  

updated 12/14/14

This Week...

  • Carolina Ballet
    The Nutcracker

    Through December 28
    Performances in DPAC, UNC Memorial Hall, and Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
    INFO: CarolinaBallet.com
    With more than 100 performers, new live magic, and a live orchestra


  • The Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex
    Concert Singers of Cary Chamber Choir- Lawrence Speakman, conductor

    Saturday, December 20 at 7:30 p.m.
    INFO: 919.249.1120; TheHalle.org
    Handel's Messiah Part One, plus “Worthy is the Lamb” and “Hallelujah Chorus,” the traditional seasonal favorite. This performance features thirty voices and ten instrumentalists.


  • Vocal Arts Ensemble of Durham -Rodney Wynkoop, conductor
    Free! O Holy Night

    Friday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m.
    Duke Chapel
    INFO: chapel.duke.edu
    This Christmas concert features seasonal music by such well-known composers as Howells, Paulus, Poulenc, Hassler, and Biebl, as well as creative choral arrangements of well-known carols like “Angels we have heard on high,” “Away in a manger” and “Fum fum fum.” Admission is free.


  • WCPE presents…
    Free! Piano Music of the Russian Romantics with Dr. Anatoly Larkin

    Sunday, January 18 at 3:00 p.m.
    Cary Arts Center
    INFO: Website


 

 Previous Week's Classical Calendar:

  • Duke Medicine Orchestra
    Free! Winter Concert

    Monday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
    Baldwin Auditorium
    INFO: http://artsandhealth.duke.edu/programs/performing-arts/duke-medicine- orchestra#Performance_Schedule
    Join the Duke Medicine Orchestra and our guest musicians from Kidznotes and Calling Chords (and Friends) for an evening full of inspiring works. Featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, Leroy Anderson’s “Greatest Hits” such as The Typewriter and A Christmas Festival, and other holiday highlights.


  • Really Terrible Orchestra of the Triangle
    Celebrating the Sounds of the Season

    Tuesday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m.
    Cary Arts Center
    INFO: rtoot.org


  • Louisburg College Allen de Hart Series
    North Carolina Symphony Pops Concert

    December 12 at 7:30 p.m.
    Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center
    INFO: 866.773.6354; jpacarts.com


  • Bel Canto Company
    Gift of the Magi

    December 12: Kernersville
    December 13 & 15: Greensboro
    INFO: 336.333.2220; belcantocompany.com
    Featuring arrangements of holiday melodies performed by Bel Canto, Greensboro Youth Chorus, and the Quintessentials, all woven together by readings from O'Henry's "The Gift of the Magi"


  • North Carolina Symphony
    A Classical Christmas

    Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.
    Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill
    INFO: 919.733.2750; ncsymphony.org
    Classical works for the season, including choral selections from Handel's Messiah, with the North Carolina Master Chorale. David Glover conducting.


  • Choral Society of Durham – Rodney Wynkoop, conductor C.P.E. Bach's Magnificat and Conrad Susa's Carols and Lullabies
    December 13 - 14
    Duke University Chapel
    INFO: 919.560.2733; choral-society.org
    Bach's Magnificat, though influenced by J.S. Bach, points toward Mozart's classicism; Susa's arrangement of Spanish and Catalan carols evokes Christmas in the American Southwest.


  • Wake Forest Community Youth Orchestra
    Free! Concert

    Saturday, December 13 at 11:30 a.m.
    Alston Massenburg Center, Wake Forest
    INFO: www.wfcyo.org


  • Raleigh Ringers
    Winter Concerts

    Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
    & Monday, December 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
    Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    INFO: www.rr.org; ticketmaster.com






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