Coming Up on Carolina Live

Winston-Salem Symphony: A Concert for Peace

Week of March 24, 2019

The combined power of the Winston-Salem Symphony and the Symphony Chorale is heard and felt on this Carolina Live, as the musicians perform Karl Jenkins’ compelling The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace and Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 1 (Jeremiah). The latter, while certainly not as well-known as much of Bernstein’s other music, is a powerful work. Please join us for this concert titled A Concert for Peace on Carolina Live.

Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Musical Deserts and Magic

Week of April 14, 2019

Music and magic—a wonderful combination on this edition of Carolina Live…Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra are featured in a concert that includes a favorite operatic overture by Rossini, the Violin Concerto No. 1 in D by the brilliant violinist and composer Paganini, and the very popular Symphony No. 9 in e-minor “From the New World” by Dvorak. Roman Kim is the guest violinist, so be our guest for the broadcast.

Kaia String Quartet: Returning Friends

Week of April 28, 2019

Two settings and two interesting groups of performers are featured on this edition of Carolina Live. The Kaia String Quartet arrives from their base in Chicago to wow an audience at the Salt Block Auditorium in Hickory, NC, playing the String Quartet No. 8 in e-minor by Beethoven and Chicago-Lucerne by Amos Gillespie. In Davidson, NC, mezzo-soprano Rebecca Robinson is joined by accompanist Wade Dingman and her musician parents, Mary Kay and Joseph Robinson, for a varied concert with music from Schubert, Gershwin, Bizet and more. It’s a pleasing potpourri on this week’s Carolina Live.

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: Cinema Music

Week of April 21, 2019

There’s music from two exciting concerts by two terrific orchestras on this edition of the program. The Greensboro Symphony offers Cinema Music, with selections from South Pacific, Schindler’s List, The Magnificent Seven, Psycho and much more. Then the South Carolina Philmarmonic dazzles with Samuel Barber’s Overture to The School for Scandal, George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F with guest pianist Gilles Vonsattel and The Mestizo Waltz by Gabriela Lena Frank. It’s a truly dazzling collection of music from two fine orchestras, so please make sure to join us!

Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Musical Deserts and Magic

Week of March 31, 2019

Music and magic—a wonderful combination on this edition of Carolina Live…Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra are featured in a concert that includes a favorite operatic overture by Rossini, the Violin Concerto No. 1 in D by the brilliant violinist and composer Paganini, and the very popular Symphony No. 9 in e-minor “From the New World” by Dvorak. Roman Kim is the guest violinist, so be our guest for the broadcast.

South Carolina Philharmonic: American Originals

Week of June 2, 2019

Carolina Live features music from two concerts by the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra. Morihiko Nakahara conducts American Originals with music by Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland, and he’s also at the podium with selections by Mozart and Beethoven from a concert in the Beethoven and Blue Jeans series. Two strong musical events, and you get to sample both on this edition of Carolina Live.

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky and Beethoven

Week of June 9, 2019

You can enjoy both a terrific symphony orchestra and a top-notch chamber ensemble on this Carolina Live program. The Greensboro Symphony plays two selections by Tchaikovsky, including the Piano Concerto No. 2 with guest pianist Barry Douglas. They then perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 in F. The highly-respected Broyhill Chamber Ensemble performs Haydn’s Trio in G and Robert Schumann’s Piano Quinter in E-flat. It’s a strong combination of performers and compositions, so please join us.

Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Genius Against Tyrant

Week of June 16, 2019

Once again Carolina Live brings you stirring symphonic music and intriguing chamber music in the same program. Edvard Tchivzhel leads the Greenville Symphony Orchestra in a concert titled Genius Against Tyrant, and it contains Rachmaninoff’s uplifting Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and the Symphony No. 10 in e-minor by Shostakovich. We also have highlights from a chamber concert which features the music of North Carolina-based composer Bill Robinson: his Chamber Concerto scored for piano quintet, plus two selections from his Robinsongs. Classical favorites and new-to-you chamber works on this edition of Carolina Live.

Palmetto Chamber Orchestra: Mozart and Salieri

Week of June 23, 2019

It’s exciting to present music played by an excellent ensemble that has never been on Carolina Live before, and we do that in this program. It’s the Columbia-based Palmetto Chamber Orchestra, with a concert titled Mozart and Salieri, and as the title indicates, the music of those two great composers is featured. There’s Salieri’s Sinfonia in D “La Veneziana,”plus Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat for Violin, Viola and Orchestra and his Fantasia in d-minor. The concert ends with the American premiere of a piece titled Mozartino. Our program then presents some stirring chamber music by Haydn and Prokofiev performed by the Tesla Quartet, so make sure to join us for this Carolina Live.

Winston-Salem Symphony Orchestra & Chorale: A Symphonic Odyssey

Week of June 30, 2019

There’s a gathering of musical forces on this Carolina Live program. The Winston-Salem Symphony and Chorale are joined by the Winston-Salem State University Choir and the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus in a concert that includes Richard Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra and Hector Berlioz’ Te Deum for Choruses, Orchestra and Organ. Then the chamber brilliance of Johannes Brahms is brought to life by the Tesla Quartet, as they play his String Quartet in Bb. Try not to miss this edition of Carolina Live (and of course we hope you don’t miss any of them).