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Mozart & Shostakovich

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), K. 492 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born January 27, 1756 in Salzburg. He died on December 5, 1791 in Vienna. His Italian comic opera masterpiece, The Marriage

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Orchestral Energy

Johannes Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a​ Johannes Brahms was born on May 7, 1833 in Hamburg and died in Vienna on April 3, 1897. He is unquestionably one of the greatest composers of the late nineteenth

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Fanfare!

Bedřich Smetana Overture to the Opera, “The Bartered Bride”​​​ The Czech composer, conductor and critic Bedřich Smetana was born in Litomyšl on March 2, 1824 and died in Prague on May 12, 1884. Widely viewed as the most important Czech

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Enigma Variations

Richard Wagner Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96 [Wilhelm] Richard Wagner was born in Leipzig, Germany on May 22, 1813 and died in Venice on February 13, 1883. He was the most important composer of German opera in

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David Ford, narrator

David Ford has been a recognizable voice of the arts in the Triad for nearly two decades on 88.5 WFDD, Public Radio for the Piedmont. David’s association with the Winston-Salem Symphony began in 2004, when as a classical music announcer,

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Paperhand Puppet Intervention

Paperhand Puppet Intervention

In 1998 Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s directors Donovan Zimmerman and Jan Burger met. Since then they have been using cardboard, cornstarch, bamboo, your old house paints and other assorted junk (treasure to us!) to create incredible giant puppets, masks, shadow plays

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Christina Pier, soprano

Christina Pier, soprano

American soprano Christina Pier has been hailed by Opera News for her “big, gleaming soprano and impressive coloratura,” and has received great critical and audience acclaim for her work on opera and concert stages. Recent engagements include Senta in Der

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Catherine Park Zachary, soprano

Catherine Park Zachary, soprano, received both her Professional Artist Certificate and Master of Music degree from the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute at University of North Carolina School of the Arts and her Bachelor of Music degree from UNC Chapel Hill.

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Jean Meilleur, vocals

Jean Meilleur

Jean Meilleur has been a headliner with Jeans ’n Classics for over 20 years. In that time he has performed with scores of major North American orchestras, lending his distinctive voice to some of the greatest popular music of our

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Steep Canyon Rangers

Steep Canyon Rangers

GRAMMY® Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers effortlessly walk the line between festival favorite and sophisticated string orchestra. They’re as danceable as the most progressive, party-oriented string band, and equally comfortable translating their songs for accompaniment by a full symphony.


Simply Three

Simply Three

CLASSICALLY TRAINED. POP INFLUENCED. STRING DRIVEN. The electrifying trio of Glen McDaniel, Nick Villalobos, and Zack Clark, together known as Simply Three, has been captivating audiences worldwide with high-octane performances since 2010. Acclaimed as “having what it takes” (Boston Philharmonic)

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Ryan Anthony, trumpet

Ryan Anthony, trumpet

Virtuoso trumpeter Ryan Anthony is noted for his varied career as soloist, educator, chamber musician and orchestral player. Having departed the world-renowned ensemble ‘Canadian Brass’ nearly ten years ago, Anthony quickly became one of the most sought after trumpet players

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Orion Weiss, piano

Orion Weiss, piano

One of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians, the pianist Orion Weiss has performed with the major American orchestras, including the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and New York Philharmonic. His deeply felt and exceptionally crafted performances go far beyond his technical mastery and have won him worldwide acclaim.

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Neos Dance Theatre

With a new office home at The University of Akron and a highly valued performance and education presence throughout Northeast Ohio — especially in Cuyahoga, Hancock, Lorain, Richland and Summit counties — Neos has gained a reputation for artistic excellence,

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Brooks Whitehouse, cello

Brooks Whitehouse, cello

UNCSA faculty cellist Brooks Whitehouse has performed and taught throughout the US and abroad, holding Artists-in-Residence positions at SUNY Stony Brook, the Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY, the University of Virginia and The Tanglewood Music Center. As founding members

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Brant Taylor, cello

Brant Taylor, cello

Brant Taylor was appointed to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra by Daniel Barenboim. He was previously cellist of the Everest Quartet, prizewinners at the Banff International String Quartet Competition and the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, as well as a member of

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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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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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Concert for Community

Concert for Community, 2016

Saturday, March 18, 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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Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano

Elizabeth Bishop

American mezzo soprano Elizabeth Bishop, founder and head of the Potomac Vocal Institute, is acclaimed for her powerful, nuanced portrayals and “lustrous” voice. A frequent guest of major opera companies and orchestras throughout the United States and overseas, she is also a widely respected teacher and passionate advocate for music education.

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Coming Soon:

Don't miss a single exciting concert event during Maestro Moody's farewell season with the Winston-Salem Symphony! From Bolero to Mahler, from the Steep Canyon Rangers to the music of David Bowie and Star Wars, we're pulling out all the stops for 2017/2018.

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