C. M. von Weber

Der Freischütz, J. 277: Overture


Cello Concerto No. 1 in E♭ Major

julian schwarz


Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90

Vladimir Kulenovic has been Music Director of the Lake Forest Symphony on Chicago's North Shore and served as Associate Conductor of the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera. He also has been Resident Conductor of the Belgrade Philharmonic and Principal Conductor of the Kyoto International Music Festival in Japan. Kulenovic studied at The Juilliard School, Peabody Institute and Boston Conservatory.

Oct 14   Oct 16





These Worlds In Us


Piano Concerto in G Major

dmitri vorobiev


Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74

Timothy Myers, formerly Artistic and Music Director of North Carolina Opera, also has enjoyed a long affiliation with the Houston Grand Opera. Myers’s other recent engagements include the North Carolina Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Wexford Festival Opera and Curtis Opera Theatre. Myers studied at Florida State University and Southwestern College in Kansas.

Nov 04   Nov 06


On The Town: Three Dance Episodes


Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 19

dovid friedlander


Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

Robert Franz is Music Director of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival Orchestra and is Associate Conductor of the Houston Symphony. His guest conducting includes The Cleveland Orchestra and the Baltimore and St. Louis Symphonies. Franz received a Master of Music degree in conducting and a Bachelor of Music degree in oboe performance from the UNC School of the Arts.

Jan 06   Jan 08


Concert Românesc (Romanian Concerto)


Piano Concerto in C Major, K. 503

clara yang


Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88

George Jackson came to international attention conducting the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. In 2017 he made his Hamburg State Opera debut and earlier conducted the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Savannah Philharmonic, and the Aspen Summer Music Festival. He studied at the conservatories of Vienna, Weimar and Trinity College Dublin and the Lucerne Festival Academy.

Mar 03   Mar 05


Pulcinella: Suite


Violin Concerto, Op. 14

steven moeckel


Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

Timothy Redmond is a Professor of Conducting at the Guildhall School and a frequent guest conductor with the London Symphony and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras. He has conducted widely throughout Europe and the US with orchestras including the St. Louis Symphony and the Rotterdam Philharmonic. Redmond studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester University and the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena.

Apr 28   Apr 30


Symphony No. 4


Requiem, K. 626

JESSICA MOREL, conductor

Your Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale takes center stage in a moving performance of Mozart’s beloved choral masterpiece, Requiem. Enjoy a concert of choral and symphonic delights set in historic Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University.

Mar 31   Apr 02



A Carolina Christmas with Cirque!

Saturday, Nov 24 at 7:30
Sunday, Nov 25 at 2:00

Jessica Morel, conductor
Cirque de la Symphonie

The Triad’s annual tradition continues with the return of Cirque de la Symphonie! Experience high-flying holiday delights as Cirque’s aerial acrobats perform stunning death-defying routines above the Symphony. Cirque will delight audiences young and old with brand new and expanded aerial acts this year, leaving your spirits soaring for the start of the holiday season!

Nov 24   Nov 25


Viennese New Year's Eve Celebration

Monday, Dec 31 at 8:00

Sarah Hicks, guest conductor

Ring in the New Year with the Symphony! Enjoy an evening of traditional Viennese waltzes, upbeat standards, and other on-stage festivities as dynamic guest conductor Sarah Hicks leads the countdown into 2019. Sarah is an internationally recognized guest pops conductor who crosses the line between classical and popular music through her innovative concert programming and collaborations with Ben Folds, Smokey Robinson, and Sting, in which she served as the conductor during the last leg of his Symphonicities Tour in 2011.

Dec 31


Ricky Skaggs

Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 7:30

Jessica Morel, conductor

Enjoy an evening of bluegrass, gospel, Americana, and more as 15-time GRAMMY winner and music legend Ricky Scaggs joins the Symphony for a special one-night only performance! Considered a ‘recognized master’ of one of America’s most demanding art forms at the age of 21, Ricky will lead the Symphony on a musical journey through his greatest hits, beloved standards, and songs that have shaped his career and life.

Feb 16


Ella & Louis

Saturday, Apr 13 at 7:30

Byron Stripling, trumpet
Carmen Bradford, vocals
Jessica Morel, conductor

Powerhouse trumpeter Byron Stripling and jazz vocalist Carmen Bradford’s chemistry lights up the Symphony stage as they take you on a journey through the most famous duets and solos recorded by two of jazz’s greatest legends. Byron and Carmen are a musical reincarnation of Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. Featuring hits of the Great American Songbook, they recreate one of the most memorable collaborations in music history while entertaining and capturing everyone’s heart along the way.

Apr 13


A Night at Woodstock

Saturday, May 11 at 7:30

Jeans 'n' Classics, guest artists
Jessica Morel, conductor

Fifty years ago, a generation flocked to Yasgur’s Farm, and the rest was history. Jeans n’ Classics returns to perform some of the best loved songs from Woodstock with the Symphony. Get yourself back to the garden with a night of music by rock legends Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Joe Cocker, Santana, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and many more. Tie dye and bell bottoms are welcome attire at this Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration!

May 11


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