WCPE Classical Calendar


 






WHAT TO SEE...



High Note:

Mallarme Chamber Players
American Mavericks

Sunday, September 7, at 3:00 p.m.
Durham Arts Council
INFO: 919.560.2788; mallarmemusic.org
Music for strings, clarinet, and piano by esteemed American composers with works by Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, Karol Husa, and John Duffy’s We Want Mark Twain.”


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WCPE Classical Calendar: updated 08/25/14

  • Mallarme Chamber Players
    American Mavericks

    Sunday, September 7, at 3:00 p.m.
    Durham Arts Council
    INFO: 919.560.2788; mallarmemusic.org
    Music for strings, clarinet, and piano by esteemed American composers with works by Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, Karol Husa, and John Duffy’s We Want Mark Twain.”


  • Carolina Ballet
    Firebird

    September 11-28
    Fletcher Opera Theater
    INFO: 919.719.0900; carolinaballet.com
    This mesmerizing ballet combines all the elements of a great story – a handsome prince, a beautiful princess, an evil sorcerer, gargoyles, dragons, and a magical creature. The Firebird is set to a powerful score by Igor Stravinsky with scenery inspired by traditional Russian lacquer boxes. This opening program also features new choreography by Artistic Director Robert Weiss and is paired with a new ballet by Zalman Raffael, former dancer and newly appointed Choreographer in Residence, that is set to Brahms’ Violin Sonata in D.


  • Quail Ridge Books & Music
    Monthly Classical Music Discussion Group

    Saturday, September 13 at 2 p.m.
    Quail Ridge Books & Music, Wade Ave., Raleigh
    INFO: 919.828.1588; quailridegbooks.com
    September’s discussion topic: Dvorak's Symphony No. 6. This public discussion group is open to all. Participants are encouraged to bring a favorite CD in order to share excerpts (of Dvorak’s 6th group.


  • 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


  • Carolina Performing Arts
    The Pittsburgh Symphony- Manfred Honeck, conductor; Valentina Lisitsa, piano

    Sunday, September 28 at 8:00 p.m. & Monday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
    Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill
    INFO: 919.843.3333; CarolinaPerformingArts.org
    Works by Rachmaninoff, Mahler, Shostakovich, and others.


CALL FOR ENTRIES

  • Voices, the Chapel Hill Chorus
    Cantari Auditions: August 18- September 1

    Voices Auditions: Aug 21 & 26
    INFO: voiceschapelhill.org/join
    Visit online to schedule audition and receive more information.


  • Women’s Voices Chorus
    Open Rehearsals & Auditions

    August 25 & September 1
    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Chapel Hill
    INFO: 919.923.3869; Email: director@womensvoiceschorus.org
    Auditions by appointment, before and after open rehearsals.


  • Concert Singers of Cary
    Auditions

    August 25, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
    Cary Arts Center
    INFO: concertsingers.org
    Auditions are for Symphonic, Chorale, and Chamber Choirs.


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

    Thursday evenings: August 28 & in 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.


  • Cary Community Choir
    Handel’s Messiah

    December 7
    Westwood Baptist Church, Cary
    INFO: carycommunitychoir.com
    Now seeking singers to participate in the December 7 performance. No auditions. All singing levels welcome.


 

 Previous Week's Classical Calendar:

  • Free! Wilson Memorial Concert
    Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
    St. Paul's Lutheran Church, W. Cornwallis Rd, Durham
    INFO: 919.489.3214
    Music for organ, harpsichord, and piano. Performers include guest artist Christa Rakich and local artist Jacqueline Nappi. Featuring baroque and new music, including the premiere of a new work by Durham composer Michael Trinastic. Reception to follow.


  • Mallarme Chamber Players
    American Mavericks

    Sunday, September 7, at 3:00 p.m.
    Durham Arts Council
    INFO: 919.560.2788; mallarmemusic.org
    Music for strings, clarinet, and piano by esteemed American composers with works by Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, Karol Husa, and John Duffy’s We Want Mark Twain.”


  • Carolina Ballet
    Firebird

    September 11-28
    Fletcher Opera Theater
    INFO: 919.719.0900; carolinaballet.com
    This mesmerizing ballet combines all the elements of a great story – a handsome prince, a beautiful princess, an evil sorcerer, gargoyles, dragons, and a magical creature. The Firebird is set to a powerful score by Igor Stravinsky with scenery inspired by traditional Russian lacquer boxes. This opening program also features new choreography by Artistic Director Robert Weiss and is paired with a new ballet by Zalman Raffael, former dancer and newly appointed Choreographer in Residence, that is set to Brahms’ Violin Sonata in D.


  • 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


  • Carolina Performing Arts
    The Pittsburgh Symphony- Manfred Honeck, conductor; Valentina Lisitsa, piano

    Sunday, September 28 at 8:00 p.m. & Monday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
    Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill
    INFO: 919.843.3333; CarolinaPerformingArts.org
    Works by Rachmaninoff, Mahler, Shostakovich, and others.


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; Website
    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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