Opening Gala Concert:
Andrew von Oeyen

Andrew von Oeyen

Saturday, September 17, 2016 | 7:30 p.m.
Reynolds Auditorium

Robert Moody, conductor
Andrew von Oeyen, piano
Winston-Salem Symphony

Beethoven Egmont Overture
Bizet/SEREBRIER Carmen Symphony
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2

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Ode to Joy:
Beethoven's Ninth

The Winston-Salem Symphony, March 2106

October 15, 16, & 18, 2016

Robert Moody leads the orchestra, Symphony Chorale, UNCSA Cantata Singers, and star soloists in one of music’s most enduring testaments of peace. Mason Bates’ Ode, written as a preface to Beethoven’s work, opens the program.

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Doc Severinsen

Doc Severinsen

Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Doc Severinsen, trumpet
Robert Moody, conductor

HEEERE’s DOC! Enjoy the swinging sounds of big band jazz as special guest Doc Severinsen joins Robert Moody and the Winston- Salem Symphony. Bandleader of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson for over 30 years, Doc will bring his trumpet, style, and air to Reynolds Auditorium for a night of incredible music!

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Salute to SUPERHEROES!

Symphony Sam in "A Salute to Superheroes!"

Sunday, November 6, 2016
3:00 p.m. (Lobby Fun at 2:00)

From superheroes on the big screen to our hometown heroes, hear the music that celebrates extraordinary strengths! Come dressed in your superhero costumes!

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Schubert & Mozart

Dan Skidmore

Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3:00 pm
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Mark Stringer, guest conductor
Dan Skidmore, violin | Simon Ertz, viola

SCHUBERT Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished”
BRITTEN Double Concerto for violin and viola
MOZART Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”

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A Carolina Christmas with
Cirque de la Symphonie!

cirque de la symphonie

Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Robert Moody, conductor
Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale
Dr. Christopher Gilliam, director

Following last year’s sold-out run, Cirque de la Symphonie returns as part of A Carolina Christmas to deliver acrobatic artistry and family fun for the holidays. Celebrate the sounds of the season, complete with carols, holiday magic, and even a visit from Santa! Purchase your tickets early for the hottest holiday show in the Triad!

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Handel’s Messiah

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Robert Moody, conductor
Margaret Carpenter Haigh, soprano
Daniel Moody, countertenor
Jonathan Blalock, tenor
Theo Hoffman, baritone
Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale
Dr. Christopher Gilliam, director

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FOX8 / Old Dominion
Holiday Concert

Santa and Robert Moody high-five

Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 7:30 pm
A FREE Concert!

Holiday favorites and a sing-along highlight this annual event benefitting The Salvation Army. Hosted by Fox 8 News personalities Neill McNeill and Katie Nordeen.

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New Year's Eve with
Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens

Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 8:00 pm
Robert Moody, conductor

Best known as singer, violinist, and banjo player for the GRAMMY winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, Greensboro native Rhiannon Giddens comes home to the Piedmont! Fresh off a GRAMMY nomination for her solo debut album, Tomorrow Is My Turn, Rhiannon joins the Symphony for an exclusive hometown concert not to be missed.

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Music in the New World

D.J. Sparr
Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Robert Moody, conductor
D.J. Sparr, guest artist

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5
D. J. SPARR Violet Bond: Concerto for Electric Guitar
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

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Symphonic Sports Showdown!

Symphony Sam in Symphonic Sports Showdown!

Sunday, January 29, 2017
3:00 p.m. (Lobby Fun at 2:00)

Are you team strings or team brass? Join the Symphony for a party that will get you moving like no other! Bask in the stirring sounds of sporting glory, put on your team colors and get ready for a showdown! (No trash talking allowed.)

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The Music of
Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson, 1988 tour, Vienna

Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Jeans ‘n’ Classics Band

The Winston-Salem Symphony, joined by the Jeans ‘n Classics Band, presents an evening celebrating the life and music of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson! Paying tribute to Michael’s long and celebrated career, we will take you back to the earliest Jackson 5 hits and solo hits from Off The Wall, Thriller, and Bad.

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Film Composers Onstage

Charles Yang
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Robert Moody, conductor
Charles Yang, violin

John WILLIAMS “Dartmoor, 1912” from War Horse
KORNGOLD Violin Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5

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Concert for Community

Concert for Community, 2016

Saturday, March 11, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Wait Chapel | Wake Forest University

This free concert, now in its ninth season, has become a springtime favorite! Enjoy a colorful program of overtures, concertos performed by young star soloists, and gargantuan works for the combined forces of the Winston-Salem Symphony and their student counterparts in the WSS Youth Symphony. A wonderful family afternoon of music.

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A Symphonic Odyssey:
Strauss / Berlioz

The Winston-Salem Symphony, Robert Moody conducting

Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm
 
Robert Moody, conductor
Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano
Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale
Dr. Christopher Gilliam, director
Winston-Salem Youth Chorus
Dr. Sonja Sepúlveda, director

STRAUSS, R. Also Sprach Zarathustra
(Theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey )
BERLIOZ Te Deum

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Classical Mystery Tour:
Sgt. Pepper Tribute!

Classical Mystery Tour

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Beatlemania returns to Winston-Salem as the Classical Mystery Tour joins the Symphony to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ groundbreaking album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Spanning The Beatles’ vast catalog, expect to hear classic Beatles songs such as “Yesterday,” “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” “A Day in the Life,” “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Penny Lane,” and “Let It Be,” plus many more. Sgt. Pepper never sounded so good!

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Enchanted Fairy Tales

Enchanted Forest

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Lobby Fun at 2:00 p.m.

Stories and legends of old come to life through music and puppetry! Enjoy the magic of storytelling through music and wonder as Paperhand Puppet Intervention joins the Symphony to bring life-size puppets, masks, movement, and sound together for an afternoon of magical delights!

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Season Finale:
Conrad Tao

Conrad Tao
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Robert Moody, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

STRAVINSKY The Firebird: Suite (1945)
TAO The world is very different now
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3

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Winston-Salem Symphony Announces
Appointment of Resource Coordinator

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (July 29, 2016) – The Winston-Salem Symphony is pleased to announce the appointment of E. Andreas Nasser as Resource Coordinator. Nasser will assume his duties effective Monday, August 1 in this existing position at the Symphony.

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Mark Stringer, guest conductor

Mark Stringer

The American conductor Mark Stringer was born in 1964. He studied at the Juilliard School of Music, the Tanglewood Music Center and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute. His teachers include Seiji Ozawa, Simon Rattle, Michael Tilson Thomas and Leonard Bernstein who invited him to share concerts on two European tours with the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra and the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.

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Conrad Tao, piano

Conrad Tao

Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist and composer, and has been dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by The New York Times, a “thoughtful and mature composer” by NPR, and “ferociously talented” by TimeOut New York.

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Coming Soon:
The Winston-Salem Symphony, March 2106

Beethoven’s Ninth

October 15, 16, & 18, 2016

Robert Moody leads the orchestra, Symphony Chorale, UNCSA Cantata Singers, and star soloists in one of music’s most enduring testaments of peace. Mason Bates’ Ode, written as a preface to Beethoven’s work, opens the program.

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