Carolina 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.
We travel to the NC Triad for a concert filled with variety from the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Dmitry Sitkovetsky welcomes Russian piano prodigy Lukas Geniušas for a performance of Chopin and Sitkovetsky leads the orchestra in works by Mendelssohn and Elgar.
Two concerts from the dynamic Piccolo Spoleto Festival in 2012: The Summerville Community Orchestra of South Carolina celebrates its tenth anniversary and Chatham Baroque presents "Northern Lights," a concert featuring works by Buxtehude and Bach.
The fall season of Carolina Live gets underway in grand fashion with a program from the South Carolina Philharmonic Masterworks series. Opening the concert is a violin concerto premiered just a few months before this April, 2012 concert.
An Appalachian Summer Festival's resident group The Broyhill Chamber ensemble plays Prokofiev, Janacek, Smetana, and a beloved quintet by Schumann, plus excerpts from the Carolina Summer Music Festival's “A Salon Evening in Vienna.”
Highlights from a pair of concerts from the Greenville Symphony Orchestra's 2012 Masterworks series - including Debussy's evocation of Spring and Stravinsky's The Firebird - and selections from "Sounds of Home," an intimate 2011 Piccolo Spoleto recital with tunes by Charles ives and others.
A choral cornucopia and an assortment of Baroque gems recorded earlier this year in NC's Triad. First up, the Grammy-nominated Miami-based choral ensemble Seraphic Fire, and their March, 2012 visit to Winston-Salem for a program of choral highlights. And then to Greensboro for the a Greensboro Symphony Orchestra concert featuring some of the best of the Baroque.
The South Carolina Philharmonic perform music from two 2012 programs. "Love Stories" Wagner and Strauss comprise the show's first half, and then to "Mother Russia?" for a klezmer-inspired overture by Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff beloved concerto featuring rising young star Martina Filjak at the piano.
An insect-themed concert from the Winston-Salem Symphony’s 2011-2012 season, with famous works from Vaughan Williams and Rimsky-Korsakov and a fluttery Chinese violin concerto redolent with atmosphere. Then the focus shifts to Central Europe for one of the Slavonic Dances by Dvořák, and his all too often overlooked Symphony No. 7