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Carolina Live
Sundays at 3:00 p.m. Repeats Friday at 7:00 p.m.

Lauren Rico red 120 pxCarolina Live travels the region and features classical musicians from our area as well as those of international renown who visit our performance halls. Lauren Rico hosts the series.

Note: Carolina Live is looking for professional-quality vocal or instrumental recordings made in concert in the Carolinas in the past couple of years. Mail them to: Box 8990, Davidson, NC 28035-8990, attn. Carolina Live. For more info, call 877-333-8990.

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Program Schedule
August 31, 2014
USC School of Music: USC Symphony Orchestra
Marina Lomazov

This concert from the University of South Carolina School of Music in Columbia features the USC Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Donald Portnoy. The program begins with the overture to Beethoven’s only ballet, and then features one of the epic tone poems of Richard Strauss. The orchestra is also joined by pianist Marina Lomazov for Grieg’s ever-popular concerto and an encore by Scriabin.

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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN - The Creatures of Prometheus
USC Symphony Orchestra
Donald Portnoy, conductor

RICHARD STRAUSS - Death and Transfiguration
USC Symphony Orchestra
Donald Portnoy, conductor

EDVARD GRIEG – Piano Concerto in A-minor
USC Symphony Orchestra
Donald Portnoy, conductor
Marina Lomazov, pianist

ALEXANDER SCRIABIN - Prelude in E-flat minor
Marina Lomazov, pianist

JOHANNES BRAHMS - Trio No. 1 in B Major
Tempest Trio

August 24, 2014
Charlotte Concerts: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center Chamber
A group of world-class soloists from the largest performing arts complex in the world visits the Queen City for an October 2012 performance presented by Charlotte Concerts. The versatile ensemble plays a program of chamber classics ranging from Brahms to Max Bruch and the 20th century composer Ernst von Dohnányi. Not to be outdone, the musicians of the Carolina Summer Music Festival presented a program titled A Musical Feast in August of 2012 that featured Martinu’s whimsical suite.

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MAX BRUCH: Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet
Paul Neubauer, viola
Jeremy Denk, piano

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Trio in E-flat for Horn, Violin and Piano
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
John Zirbel, horn
Erin Keefe, violin
Jeremy Denk, piano

ERNO VON DOHNANYI: Sextet in C
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Jeremy Denk, piano
Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet
John Zirbel, horn
Erin Keefe, violin
Paul Neubauer, viola
Nicholas Canellakis, cello

BOHUSLAV MARTINU: La Revue de Cuisine
Carolina Summer Music Festival
Oskar Espina Ruiz, clarinet
Saxton Rose, bassoon
Judith Saxton, trumpet
Jacqui Carrasco, violin
Alexander Ezerman, cello
James Douglass, piano

JOSEF SUK: Piano Trio in c-minor
Broyhill Chamber Ensemble
 
 
 
August 17, 2014
Greenville Symphony: Music from the Heavens

cl-140817-greenville-540The Greenville, SC ensemble is augmented by chorus and soprano soloist for a concert ringing with vocal music, ranging from Poulenc’s reverent Gloria to dramatic masterworks by Verdi. Later in the program there are highlights from a special recital by student musicians at the Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte. The young musicians, who receive instruction from professional musicians in the Charlotte Symphony, perform the world premiere of specially-commissioned work by North Carolina’s own Dan Locklair.

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POULENC:
 Gloria
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor
Greenville Chorale
Binghham Vick Jr., director
Christina Major, soprano

MASCAGNI: Eastern Hymn from Cavelleria Rusticana
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

VERDI: Overture to La Forza del Destino
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

VERDI: Triumphal March from 
Aida
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Greenville Chorale
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

VERDI: Stabat Mater and Te Deum from Quattro Pezzi Sacri
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor
Greenville Chorale
Binghham Vick Jr., director

MARAIS: L’agreable from Five Old French Dances
Taylor Byrd, viola
Ian Wise, piano

LOCKLAIR: Canzona for the Music Makers
Northwest School of the Arts Recital Seminar Musicians
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

HAYDN: Sonata in C Major
Louis Goldstein, piano

 

August 10, 2014
Greensboro Symphony: Weber, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff
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The Greensboro Symphony and its distinguished music director welcome a solo clarinetist for a showpiece by Weber, as well as a chamber music trio for an innovative concerto by Beethoven in a concert from their 2014 season. They wrap up the program with Rachmaninoff’s most popular symphony.

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WEBER: Fantasia and Rondo for Clarinet
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Kelly Burke, clarinet
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

BEETHOVEN: Concerto for Violin, Cello, Piano and Orchestra
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Hermitage Piano Trio
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor

RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor






August 3, 2014
Spartanburg Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks III
Spartanburg Symphony: Masterworks 3 540A distinguished guest artist joins the Spartanburg Philharmonic for this Masterworks series concert. Violinist Michael Ludwig teams with the orchestra for Brahms’ beloved concerto to cap off the program. Before that the ensemble plays Brahms’ second symphonic effort, and premieres a work by Swedish composer Andrea Tarrodi that combines the classical with the contemporary.

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JOHANNES BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 in D
Spartanburg Philharmonic
Sarah Ioannides, conductor

ANDREA TARRODI: Lucioles
Spartanburg Philharmonic
Sarah Ioannides, conductor

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D major
Spartanburg Philharmonic
Michael Ludwig, violin
Sarah Ioannides, conductor

CLAUDE DEBUSSEY: Masques
Dmitri Shteinberg, piano
Elizabeth Ransom, flute

July 27, 2014
Charlotte’s Ulysses Festival: Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford-540The English choral tradition returned to the Carolinas in April of 2014 as part of Charlotte’s Ulysses Festival of the Arts. The Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford paid its second visit to the Queen City in three years to perform in the Gothic-style sanctuary of Covenant Presbyterian Church near downtown. The program represented a veritable survey of English choral music ranging from Thomas Tallis to 20th century practitioners such as Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Walton and Hubert Parry. The all-male choir also treated the audience to choral arrangements by Michael Tippitt of African-American spirituals, and encores from the great American songbook.

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Ralph Vaughan Williams: Kyrie & Gloria, from Mass in G Minor
The Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

Thomas Tallis: In ieunio et fletu
The Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Sanctus & Benedictus, from Mass in G Minor
The Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude in B Minor BWV 544
Alexander Pott, organ 

Thomas Tallis: O sacrum convivium
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Agnus dei, from Mass in G Minor
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

Henry Purcell: O God, Thou art my God
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

George Frideric Handel: Two Choruses from the Founding Hospital Anthem
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

Louis Vierne: Finale from Symphony No. 3 in F Sharp Minor
Clive Driskill-Smith, organ

Hubert Parry: My soul there is a country
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

William Walton: Where does the uttered music go?
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor 

Sir Michael Tippitt: Steal Away & Deep River
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

Harold Arlen & “Yip” Harbuurg, arr. David Blackwell: “Somewhere over the Rainbow”
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

George & Ira Gershwin: “Our love is here to stay”
Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Oxford
Stephen Darlington, conductor

Benjamin Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia
Renaissance

July 20, 2014
Greenville Symphony Orchestra: The Russian Sorcerer & His Apprentice
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The resident orchestra in Greenville, SC performs a program contrasting music by the immortal Tchaikovsky and his ingenious pupil, Sergei Taneyev. It opens with a symphony by the younger composer, followed by one of the master’s most romantically evocative compositions. Then it’s over to Greensboro, NC for a masterwork near and dear to the heart of the music director of the orchestra there, Dmitri Sitkovetsky, who is also a renowned virtuoso.

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Sergei Taneyev: Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 12
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Nathaniel Beverslius, conductor
Dmitri Sitkovetsky, violin
July 13, 2014
Charlotte Concerts: Violinist Ray Chen
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For over eight decades under a number of different names Charlotte Concertos has bought world-renowned classical musicians to the Queen City. Virtuoso Ray Chen played the second program of their 2012-2013 season in the Halton Theater at Central Piedmont Community College with sonatas by Mozart and Brahms as well as two crowd-pleasers by Saint-Saëns. Then the student musicians of the Davidson College Choral Arts Society, Singers and Pro Arte Orchestra amaze in a performance of Duruflé’s immortal 
Requiem.

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WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Sonata for Piano and Violin in B-flat
Ray Chen, violin
Julio Elizalde, piano

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Sonata No. 3 in d minor
Ray Chen, violin
Julio Elizade, piano

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS: Havanaise in E
Ray Chen, violin

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in a minor
Ray Chen, violin

MAURICE DURUFLE: Requiem
Davidson College Choral Arts Society
The Davidson Singers
The Davidson Pro Arte Orchestra
Michael Rowland, organist
Chistopher Gilliam, director

PHILIPPE GAUBERT: Nocturne and allegro scherzando
Dmitri Shteinberg, piano
 


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