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NC Music & All That Jazz with the Durham Symphony Orchestra
Apr
2
8:00 PM20:00

NC Music & All That Jazz with the Durham Symphony Orchestra

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.

Featuring:

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

TICKETS:

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

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"Love & Tragedy" with Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle
Mar
20
3:00 PM15:00

"Love & Tragedy" with Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle

Guest Artist: David Hammond, narrator

G. Fauré                                 Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, op. 80

H. Berlioz                               Excerpts from “Romeo et Juliet”

A.  Dvorak                              Othello Overture, op. 93

A. Khachaturian                     Excerpts from Spartacus

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Durham, NC

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Durham Symphony Orchestra: Paul Robeson Tribute
May
17
4:00 PM16:00

Durham Symphony Orchestra: Paul Robeson Tribute

Tribute to Paul Robeson, Charlie Parker and Scott Joplin DSO Music from the Movies Poster William Henry Curry, Conductor Special Guests: Gregg Gelb and Jason McKinney Joplin 4 Ragtime Classics Carroll Arrangements from the 1948 album “Charlie Parker and Strings” Kern Ol’ Man River from Showboat Our Season Finale is an intimate, casual afternoon program with renowned jazz musician Gregg Gelb on saxophone and celebrated bass-baritone Jason McKinney, featuring the cool, classic sounds of Paul Robeson, a major force on stage and screen, Charlie Parker, legendary Grammy Award–winning jazz saxophonist and the toe-tapping music of Scott Joplin, “The King of Ragtime”.

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