Friday, April 25, 2014

Live Art Music In & Around Raleigh 4/28-5/4

9:31 AM

William Henry Curry, resident NC Symphony conductor

- STRAUSS & MOZART, a fun light program featuring opera & operetta overtures and waltzes from the NC Symphony, 5/2 at 12 PM, Meymandi Concert Hall. tickets

- BEAU CHANT, an evening of 19th-c. art song themed around the museum's Rodin exhibit featuring mezzo Shannon French, soprano Erin Matson Murdock, and collaborative pianist Margaret Singer of the Paris Opera's Atélier Lyrique, 5/4 at 3 PM, NC Museum of Art's East Building Auditorium. tickets $12 at door


- ROMEO AND JULIET, from Carolina Ballet with critically-acclaimed choreography & Prokofiev's gorgeous score, 5/3 at 8 PM, DPAC. tickets

Chapel Hill

- NC OPERA AT THE SPRING GARDEN TOUR, featuring soprano Andrea Edith Moore, 5/3 at 3:30 and 4:30 PM, UNC Botanical Garden. tickets 


- IT'S SPRING, featuring a new work for saxophone and piano by Apex-based composer Karel Husa as well as John Williams' arrangement of "'Tis a Gift to be Simple" for President Obama's inauguration, 5/4 at 3 PM, Halle Cultural Arts Center. tickets


- OCTAVIA, Meredith College's piano ensemble playing transcriptions for two pianos eight hands of the Egmont and Coriolan Overtures of Beethoven, an unusual set of pieces for piano six hands by Jean Cras, and several pieces for piano four hands by Amy Beach. 5/1 at 7:30 PM, Carswell Recital Hall. free

- SUSAN MOESER, organist of the UNC faculty, playing Messiaën, Bach, Couperin, and others, 5/1 at 7:30 PM, Chapel of the Cross. free

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