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Updated 12/17/17

  • Halle Cultural Arts Center of Apex
    A Christmas Messiah Pt. 1 (With NC Baroque Orch.)

     Saturday December 16, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
    Halle Cultural Arts Center: 237 N. Salem St, Apex, NC
    INFO: TheHalle.org
    Our 30-voice Chamber Choir will be joined by 10 members of The NC Baroque Orchestra to present G. F. Handel's iconic work (part 1, plus the Hallelujah Chorus), joined by original or replicas of instruments used in Handel's time. Of the many performances of Messiah that take place in the Triangle area, ours is the only one that uses Baroque period instruments.


  • Vocal Arts Ensemble of Durham
    O Holy Night (5th Annual Christmas Concert)

    Friday, December 15th @ 8:00 PM
    Duke University Chapel: 401 Chapel Dr, Durham, NC
    INFO: Tickets.Duke.Edu
    This year's seasonal music will include arrangements of carols in popular and jazz styles. The newly released CD, "O Holy Night" is available at the concert.


  • Durham Symphony Orchestra
    Holiday Pops Concert and Silent Auction

    Friday, December 15th @ 7:00 PM
    Durham Armory: 220 Foster St, Durham, NC
    INFO: DurhamSymphony.org/buy-tickets
    The event is a cross-cultural show featuring Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa, the Durham Nativity School Boys' Chorus, and a traditional sing-along. Join us for the fun, and your contributions will mean the continuation of DSO's educational and community outreach efforts, and a full year of musical programming.


  • Raleigh Concert Band
    Annual Holiday Concert

    Saturday, December 16 @ 7:00 PM
    Broughton High School: 723 St. Mary's St, Raleigh, NC
    INFO: TheRCB.org
    We will be preforming a delightful mix of classic holiday tunes and contemporary pieces. This is a family friendly event.


  • Duke Chapel Music
    Organ Recital Series w/ Christopher Jacobson

    Sunday, December 17th @ 5:00 PM
    Duke University Chapel: 401 Chapel Dr, Durham, NC
    INFO: Chapel.Duke.edu/Music
    The recital, performed on the Chapel's Aeolian organ, will highlight music by Marcel Dupré and Petr Eben, as well as works based on seasonal carols.


 

 Previous Week's Classical Calendar:

  • Really Terrible Orchestra of the Triangle
    Silent Night (PLEASE?!)

    Tuesday, December 5th @ 7:30 PM
    Cary Arts Center: 101 Dry Avenue, Cary, NC
    INFO: RTOOT.org
    We will be playing Handel's Royal Fireworks, Verde's Overture to Nabucco, parts of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and, of course, parts of Handel's Messiah along with some traditional Christmas/Holiday music. Perhaps what our concerts are best known for, however, is the humor that we infuse into the event.


  • Carolina Ballet
    Handle's Messiah

    Date: Wednesday, November 22nd, - Sunday, November 26th
    Raleigh Memorial Auditorium: 2 E. South St, Raleigh, NC
    INFO: CarolinaBallet.com
    Choreographed by Artistic Director Robert Weiss with chamber orchestra musicians and the North Carolina Master Chorale under the direction of Alfred E. Sturgis.


  • Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, England
    Monday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m.

    St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 1520 Canterbury Rd., Raliegh, NC
    INFO: HolyMichaelMusic.org
    Support comes from The Choral Society of Durham which is presenting Christmas Music for Choir and Brass, Saturday, December 9th at 8PM and Sunday the 10th at 4PM, at Duke University Chapel. Advent music will be accompanied by harp or keyboard, and Christmas music with brass instruments. Popular Christmas carols will be performed with invited audience participation. Tickets and information at choral-society.org.


  • Holiday Pops: The Most Wonderful Time
    December 10, 2017 3PM

    Cary Art Center (101 Dry Ave, Cary, NC 27511)
    Guest artists: The Moonlighters Orchestra
    Tickets and Information: Please Click Here!
    The Concert Singers of Cary Symphonic Choir welcomes the 20-piece Moonlighters Orchestra for an encore performance of the last two years’ highly successful program of holiday favorites. Enjoy an afternoon with Cary’s premiere jazz ensemble, who will inspire us with holiday songs both old and new.
    Nathan Leaf & Terry Blalock, Conductors


  • Christmas Music for Choir and Brass
    Chilcott’s Advent Antiphons and Wachner’s The Snow Lay on the Ground
    Plus Advent and Christmas Carols for Choir and Brass
    Duke University Chapel
    Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. and
    Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
    Tickets: http://concertsingers.org/tickets/
    The Concert Singers of Cary Symphonic Choir welcomes the 20-piece Moonlighters Orchestra for a program of holiday favorites. Enjoy an afternoon with Cary’s premiere jazz ensemble, who will inspire us with holiday songs both old and new.?Join us for another exciting rendition of Cary's own annual holiday tradition!? Nathan Leaf & Terry Blalock, Conductors (meet with our new Artistic Director Nathan Leaf after!)






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