Full Calendar

A full-season, chronological listing of concerts and special events.

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

Lara St. John

Classics and Kicked-Back Classics Series
Sep 12, 13, & 15, 2015

Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor
Lara St. John, violin

A fantastic season opener featuring world-renowned concert violinist Lara St. John in Tchaikovsky’s masterwork alongside Berlioz’s powerhouse Symphonie fantastique.

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All Mozart!

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Classics and Kicked-Back Classics Series
Oct 3, 4 , & 6, 2015

Winston-Salem Symphony
Edwin Outwater, conductor
John Hammarback, oboe

Enjoy a lighter, nimbler Winston-Salem Symphony in a lively all-Mozart program featuring guest conductor Edwin Outwater and WSS principal oboist, John Hammarback!

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Divas of the 60s

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Plugged-In Pops Series
Oct 30, 2015

Winston-Salem Symphony
Andrea Dora, Emily Drennan, and Saycon Sengbloh, guest vocalists

The sixties were the decade. And these were the voices: Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Carole King, Karen Carpenter, Tina Turner, and so many others. Every solid gold hit of the 60’s sensational divas. You’ll be dancing in the street!

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Halloween!

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Discovery Concerts for Kids
Oct 31, 2015

Winston-Salem Symphony
Steven Mulligan, conductor
Winston-Salem Festival Ballet

There’s no better place to celebrate Halloween than with the Symphony. From tolling bells to ghostly woodwinds, screeching strings to belching brass, the symphony orchestra was made to give you thrills. 
The Winston-Salem Symphony and Winston-Salem Festival Ballet celebrate this Halloween with music sure to offer treats, and maybe a few tricks.

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Mahler and More!

Autumn in the Lainz deer park, Vienna.

Classics Series
Nov 15 & 17, 2015

Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor
Kathryn Mueller, soprano

A late-autumn glow sets the mood for Mason Bates’ Rusty Air and the beauty of Mahler’s Fourth Symphony. Returning soprano Kathryn Mueller features in the Mahler and in Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915.

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Carolina Christmas Spectacular:
CIRQUE!

Aerial acrobat from Cirque de la Symphonie

Plugged-In Pops Series
Nov 28 & 29, 2015

Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor
Cirque de la Symphonie

The Triad’s favorite holiday tradition is back – And this year features the return of Cirque de la Symphonie! Celebrate the magic of the Christmas season with family and friends. Robert Moody leads carols, classics and more as Cirque’s aerial acrobatics leave you breathless!

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Fox 8/Old Dominion Holiday Concert

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Special Concert
Dec 12, 2015

Winston-Salem Symphony
Stephen Mulligan, conductor
Fox 8 News Anchors Neill McNeill and Katie Nordeen

Join FOX8 news anchors for a fun concert featuring festive holiday favorites. Includes a carol sing-along sure to put you in the holiday spirit! Parking and concert are FREE with a donation of canned food or non-perishable food items, which will be distributed to Salvation Army Food Banks throughout the Piedmont.

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Handel’s Messiah

Handel's Messiah in Centenary United Methodist Church

Special Concerts
Dec 15 & 16, 2015

Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor

A beautiful, candle-lit offering of music, community, and faith. Make our annual performances of Handel’s beloved oratorio a part of your holiday tradition.

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NEW YEAR'S EVE:
Sinatra Centennial!

Steve Lippia in Sinatra Centennial

Plugged-In Pops Series
Dec 31, 2015

Steve Lippia, guest vocalist
Robert Moody, conductor
Winston-Salem Symphony

Come fly to Reynolds Auditorium for a centennial salute to Old Blue Eyes—Frank Sinatra. The Winston- Salem Symphony is joined by the swingin’ voice of Steve Lippia for all your Sinatra standards. It takes you back to the time when a great voice and a great song came together…and there was magic.

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Rachmaninoff’s Third

Andrew von Oeyen, piano

Classics and Kicked-Back Classics Series
Jan 9, 10, & 12, 2016

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

Welcome the new year with an all-Russian program presenting powerhouse American pianist Andrew von Oeyen in Rachmaninoff’s masterpiece concerto. Stravinsky’s Petrouchka also features.

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Terry Mike Jeffrey:
A Salute to ELVIS!

Terry Mike Jeffrey in A Salute to ELVIS!

Plugged-In Pops Series
Feb 13, 2016

Terry Mike Jeffrey, guest vocalist
Robert Moody, conductor
Winston-Salem Symphony

Graceland’s favorite tribute artist, Terry Mike Jeffery, joins the Winston-Salem Symphony for his astonishing salute to Elvis Presley. A Valentine’s Day celebration fit for “The King”. Every Elvis memory! Slip on your blue suede shoes and slip on over to Reynolds Auditorium.

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Peter and the Wolf!

The Wolf!

Discovery Concerts for Kids
Feb 28, 2016

Winston-Salem Symphony
Steven Mulligan, conductor
Paul Brown, narrator

The Winston-Salem Symphony and Festival Ballet tell Prokofiev’s timeless tale about a brave boy, his grandpa, and their quirky animal companions. Each character is represented by a different instrument and melody, from the bird’s flourishing flute to the grandpa’s grumpy bassoon, creating a classic that listeners of all ages will remember for the rest of their lives.

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Brahms’ Beloved Requiem

Johannes Brahms

Classics Series
Mar 6 & 8, 2016

Robert Moody, conductor
Philip Cutlip, baritone
Twyla Robinson, soprano
Symphony Chorale and WSSU Choir

Three works depict the power of peace in our triumph over death, a perfect statement for the Lenten season. The combined forces of the Symphony Chorale and Winston-Salem State University Choir join for Brahms’ choral masterwork.

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Peer Gynt, plus
Beethoven!

Robert Moody in the Stevens Center

Classics and Kicked-Back Classics Series
Apr 2, 3, and 5, 2016

Robert Moody, conductor
Winston-Salem Symphony

Aaron Copland’s local favorite Appalachian Spring delights on a Spring finale that includes Grieg’s lively music to Peer Gynt and Beethoven’s rollicking Symphony No. 2.

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Pet Sounds Turns 50:
The Beach Boys Sound

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Plugged-In Pops Series
Apr 16, 2016

Jeff Reed, guest conductor
Winston-Salem Symphony

The sun-melt harmonies – and all the good vibrations! Jeff Reed returns to recreate the music of The Beach Boys. Every endless summer smash hit, and wouldn’t it be nice to hear those path-breaking “Pet Sounds” in a 50th anniversary tribute?

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Star Wars!

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Discovery Concerts for Kids
Apr 17, 2016

Winston-Salem Symphony
Steven Mulligan, conductor
Members of the 501st Legion

The Symphony celebrates the premiere of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens with a concert of music from throughout the saga, written by one of America’s most celebrated living composers, John Williams. The music from Star Wars is some of the most beloved in the history of film music, including the “Main Theme,” the “Imperial March,” and the “Duel of the Fates.”

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Concert for Community

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Special Concert
Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 3:00p

Robert Moody, conductor
Stephen Mulligan, conductor
Winston-Salem Symphony
WSS Youth Symphony

The Winston-Salem Symphony’s annual Concert for Community features the orchestra side-by-side with the WSS Youth Symphony and the winners of the 2016 Peter Perret Youth Talent Search. A springtime family favorite of overtures, concertos by young stars, and works for HUGE orchestra!

A FREE concert!


An Evening with
Martin Short!

Martin Short

Special Concert
May 10, 2016

Robert Moody, conductor
Winston-Salem Symphony

Cap off the 15/16 season with an evening of song and laughter from the hilarious Martin Short! The Tony® and Emmy® Award winning superstar joins the orchestra for an incredible evening you won’t want to miss.

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Coming Soon:
Lara St. John

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

Classics and Kicked-Back Classics Series
Sep 12, 13, & 15, 2015

Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Moody, conductor
Lara St. John, violin

A fantastic season opener featuring world-renowned concert violinist Lara St. John in Tchaikovsky’s masterwork alongside Berlioz’s powerhouse Symphonie fantastique.

Info & Tickets

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