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North Carolina Opera - La Traviata




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updated 02/22/15

This Week...


  • North Carolina Symphony
    Lang Lang, piano

    Wednesday February 25 at 7:30 p.m.
    Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
    INFO: 919.733.2750; ncsymphony.org
    Lang Lang performing Grieg's Piano Concerto under the direction of Music Director, Grant Llewellyn The Greensboro Symphony with Bel Canto Company - Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor


  • Haydn's Creation
    February 26 & 28

    Aycock and Dana Auditoriums
    INFO: 336.335.5456 ext. 224; greensborosymphony.org


  • Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival –Ara Gregorian, Music Director
    The Complete Four Seasons Concerti by Vivaldi and Piazzolla

    Saturday, February 28 at 7:00 p.m.
    Smedes-Emory Parlor, Saint Mary’s School
    INFO: 800.ECU-ARTS; ecuarts.com
    This concert features ECU’s Next Generation Chamber Orchestra and soloists Ara Gregorian, violin; Hye-Jin Kim, violin; Tessa Lark, violin; and Elina Vahala, violin.


  • Duke University Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant
    Free! "Dance With Us"
    Thursday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m.
    Duke University's Baldwin Auditorium
    INFO: 919.660.3333; music.duke.edu
    "Dance With Us" features wind music inspired by dance, including Shostakovich's "Folk Dances," Tchaikovsky's "Dance of the Jesters," and more.


  • The Mahler Fine Art
    Free! Art Exhibition with Special Appearances by Jane Seymour
    February 28 & March 1
    228 Fayetteville St, Raleigh
    INFO:themahlerfineart.com
    An impressive collection of original artwork by EMMY AND GOLDEN GLOBE award-winning actress Jane Seymour. All of the Artist appearances are open to the public. RSVP'S are required and admission is complimentary. Meet Jane Seymour in person during several artist appearances:
    Saturday, February 28th, 2015 from 6:00 pm - 8:00pm & Sunday, March 1st, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. There will be a special Children's Event on Saturday, February 28th, 2015 from 11:00am - 12:00pm.


  • North Carolina Opera
    La Traviata

    February 28 at 8:00 p.m.
    Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
    March 1 at 3:00 p.m.
    Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
    INFO: 919.782.3850; ncopera.org
    Violetta Valéry must make a heartbreaking choice. Does she stay with the man she loves or leave him to save his family’s honor? North Carolina Opera's La traviata is an unforgettable love story set in glittering mid-nineteenth- century Paris and features some of Verdi’s most beautiful melodies. Starring soprano Jacqueline Echols (Musetta in NCO's La bohème), tenor Mario Chang (winner of Plácido Domingo's 2014 Operalia Competition), and baritone Joo Won Kang (winner of the 2014 MacCammon Vocal Competition), this sumptuous production will touch your heart and inspire your soul. Conducted by NCO Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Timothy Myers.


  • Duke Chapel Music Organ Recital Series
    Free! Marie Rubis Bauer

    Sunday, March 1st, at 5:00 pm
    Duke Chapel
    INFO:chapel.duke.edu
    A program of early Italian and German composers, plus works of Bach and Distler. Sunday, March 1st, at 5:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public.


 

 Previous Week's Classical Calendar:

  • WCPE presents…
    Talk: La Traviata with NC Opera General Director Eric Mitchko

    Wednesday, February 18 at 7:00 p.m.
    Quail Ridge Books & Music
    INFO: quailridgebooks.com
    This hour long discussion will feature live musical selections from the opera. Co-sponsored by Quail Ridge Books & Music and WCPE 89.7 FM.


  • North Carolina Symphony
    Russian Spectacular
    Thursday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m.
    Chapel Hill's Memorial Hall
    Friday & Saturday February 20 & 21 at 8:00 p.m.
    Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall
    INFO: 919.733.2750; ncsymphony.org
    Selections from Borodin, Rimksy-Korsakov and Prokofiev with Zuill Bailey under the direction of Grant Llewellyn


  • Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival
    Free! Family Night 2015
    Friday, February 20 at 7:00 p.m.
    A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall
    INFO: ecu.edu/fourseasons
    The Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival presents an interactive concert for children, families, and all concert- goers. The secret about this festival mainstay is that the adults love it as much as the children! Come dressed own, bring friends and interact with the musicians before, during and after the concert.


  • Triangle Brass Band- Tony Granados, Artistic Director
    Harrison's Dream

    Saturday, February 21 at 7:00 p.m.
    Cary Arts Center Theatre
    INFO: trianglebrass.org
    The concert also features Terry Everson, cornet and trumpet.


  • Choral Society of Durham Chamber Choir, Mallarmé Chamber Players, and soloists
    Gilles's Requiem, Rameau's Quam dilecta tabernacula, and Corrette's Concerto comique

    Sunday, February 22 at 3:00 p.m.
    First Presbyterian Church, Durham
    INFO: 919.560.2788; mallarmemusic.org
    These works of the French baroque will be performed on period instruments.


COMING SOON!

  • North Carolina Symphony
    Lang Lang, piano

    Wednesday February 25 at 7:30 p.m.
    Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
    INFO: 919.733.2750; ncsymphony.org
    Lang Lang performing Grieg's Piano Concerto under the direction of Music Director, Grant Llewellyn


  • The Greensboro Symphony with Bel Canto Company - Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor
    Haydn's Creation

    February 26 & 28
    Aycock and Dana Auditoriums
    INFO: 336.335.5456 ext. 224; greensborosymphony.org






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