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NC Music & All That Jazz with the Durham Symphony Orchestra

  • The Carolina Theater of Durham 509 West Morgan Street Durham, NC, 27701 United States (map)

NC Music and All that Jazz

Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8pm, Carolina Theatre, Durham

William Henry Curry, Conductor

Special Guests:  Steph Stewart and the Boyfriends, jazz musicians Brian Miller and Al Strong

The Durham Symphony Orchestra (DSO), under the direction of Maestro William Henry Curry, is excited to present the second half of its 40th season. Formed in 1977, the DSO is composed of professional classically trained musicians who perform high quality orchestral concerts further enhancing Durham’s rich cultural heritage.

Our NC Music and All That Jazz performance will showcase jazz and NC Piedmont bluegrass music featuring pieces from North Carolina composers and local artists, including the works of Copland, Mizesko, and a special tribute to Duke Ellington’s long-time collaborator, Billy Strayhorn.


Copland-Simple Gifts from Appalachian Spring

Terry Mizesko-Appalachian Lament with soloist Andrew MacAfee

Charles Vardell-Joe Clark Steps Out

Special Guests:
Steph Stewart and the Boyfriends

Local jazz musicians:

Al Strong
Brian Miller
and a jazz quartet

Special Tribute to Billy Strayhorn and other local artists


General Admission: $25 Tickets  – purchased at the Carolina Theatre here.

Reserved Seating & Reception: $35 (Limited to 80 Tickets ) – Purchased at Carolina Theatre box office

Students: $15 (with student ID) – Purchased at Carolina Theatre box office

Children 12 & Under: Free

Earlier Event: March 25
Good Friday Service: Faure Requiem
Later Event: April 9
NC Harp Ensemble Spring Concert