Santa and the WS Symphony

Robert Franz
Conducts Rachmaninoff

Sunday, Jan 6 at 3:00pm
Tuesday, Jan 8 at 7:30pm

Winston-Salem Symphony
Robert Franz,
Dovid Friedlander, violin

Five brilliant conductors vie for the role of Music Director in the Symphony’s thrilling 2018–2019 season—and you can help choose the winner! Robert Franz is an award-winning educator, a “viscerally thrilling” conductor, and the current Music Director of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra in Canada. Franz conducts Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, as well as Prokofiev’s First Violin Concerto, featuring the scintillating Dovid Friedlander as soloist.

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Handel's Messiah

Handel's Messiah

Tuesday, Dec 18 at 7:30pm

Winston-Salem Symphony
WSS Chamber Chorus
Christopher Gilliam,

Celebrate the season with one of music's greatest Christmas traditions with the WSS Chamber Chorus. Handel’s immortal oratorio is widely regarded as music’s most affecting message of faith, and is perfect for the holidays!

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Fireworks at the Belvedere

A Viennese
New Year's Eve

Monday, Dec 31 at 8:00pm

Winston-Salem Symphony
Sarah Hicks,
guest conductor
Jennifer Youngs, soprano

Ring in the New Year with the Symphony! Sarah Hicks leads a festive program that includes five of Johann Strauss’ beloved waltzes, including On the Beautiful Blue Danube, favorite Broadway selections from My Fair Lady, Carousel, Singin’ in the Rain, and Bernstein’s On the Town, spicy tangos, such as Piazzolla’s Oblivion…and much more!

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This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.

The Winston-Salem Symphony receives operational funding from The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County

Educational initiatives made possible with funding by Wells Fargo, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County and The Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Schools.