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Johnny Mathis: The Voice of Romance with the North Carolina Symphony
The legendary Johnny Mathis brings his unmistakable voice back to Raleigh with the North Carolina Symphony for an evening of romantic favorites such as “Wonderful! Wonderful!,” “Chances Are,” “Gina,” “Misty,” and so much more!
Bonnie Thron on Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2
The third movement of the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 opens with an absolutely gorgeous cello solo -- our Principal Cello Bonnie Thron plays it here for you and explains why she loves this concerto so much. (Fun fact: She knows our guest pianist Stephen Hough from Juilliard!)
Tickets & info for Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, Jan 24-25:
Michael Cavanaugh: The Music of Elton John
Tickets for performances of Jan 17-18, 2020:
Concert Preview with Conductor Gemma New
Gemma New conducts a program that explores wonders in outer space and here on Earth!
Performances of Holst's "The Planets" and more in Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Wilmington, Jan 9-12:
The Music of Elton John Featuring Michael Cavanaugh
Cavanaugh, his energetic band, and the North Carolina Symphony will pay tribute to Sir Elton John’s greatest hits, including “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” “Candle in the Wind,” “Crocodile Rock,” “Bennie and the Jets,” and more!
Experience the ultimate trip through the galaxy!
Holst’s The Planets is magical, awe-inspiring, and timeless music. Debussy’s evocative Nocturnes paint colorful, atmospheric dreamscapes, and Salina Fisher’s prize-winning work, Rainphase, captures the sounds of rainfall.
"Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" In Concert
Don’t miss one of the most popular films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’ unforgettable score—from the Imperial March to Yoda’s Theme—performed live by the North Carolina Symphony.
New Year’s Eve: Vienna with a Twist
Welcome 2020 with Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and jazzy Big Band classics that will put the swing in your New Year’s Eve! Plus, the time-honored tradition of Viennese waltzes will make this a night you’ll remember well into the new year. Tickets start at just $25!
#NCS360 - Handel's Messiah
The North Carolina Symphony and the North Carolina Chorale rehearse the famous and triumphant "Hallelujah" chorus from Handel's Messiah!
Hear the performances:
Handel's Messiah: Music's most powerful message of faith
One of the most inspiring works of music ever conceived, Handel’s masterpiece is full of passion and drama—the perfect way to celebrate this holiday season. Don’t miss Handel’s exultant “Hallelujah Chorus” with the North Carolina Symphony and the North Carolina Master Chorale.
Enjoy the story of the Delany sisters at the Duke Energy Center, playing Nov. 8-17, 2019! Get your tickets here:
NC Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, October 15-20
Don't miss NC Theatre's 2019-20 season opening production of WEST SIDE STORY, playing at Duke Energy Center in downtown Raleigh October 15-20, 2019. Buy tickets:
October 15-20, 2019 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Buy tickets:
Winner of 6 Tony Awards, a GRAMMY Award, and featuring 16 original songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, KINKY BOOTS is the huge-hearted, high-heeled hit that took Broadway by storm. Based on true events, KINKY BOOTS tells the story of two people with nothing in common – or so they think! With understanding and compassion, a struggling factory owner and a wildly fabulous entertainer join forces to create a great business and an even stronger friendship. Don’t miss the chance to dance along with us during this fearless, upbeat musical sensation – no matter your footwear!
October 15-20, 2019 - Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Get your tickets today!
NC Theatre's MEMPHIS
March 24-29, 2020 - Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
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