Friday, May 2, 2014

Live Art Music In & Around Raleigh 5/5-5/11

7:40 AM
Mezzo Susan Platt, NC Symphony's soloist


GRANT CONDUCTS MAHLER (Grant as in Grant Llewellyn, that charismatic showman who usually conducts the NC Symphony, Mahler as in you know), featuring the Raleigh Boychoir, NC Master Chorale Women's Choir, and mezzo-soprano Susan Platts in the composer's Symphony No. 3, one of my all-time faves. 5/9 and 5/10 at 8 PM, Meymandi Concert Hall. Pre-concert talk by Dr. Jonathan Kramer of NC State in Swalin Lobby at 7. tickets

Chapel Hill

GRANT CONDUCTS MAHLER, see above, 5/8 at 7:30 in Memorial Hall at UNC. Featuring a pre-concert talk by Letitia Glozer of the University at 6:40 PM in Gerrard Hall. tickets


AMERICAN LOVE SONGS, including the North Carolina premiere of Samuel Barber’s The Lovers with baritone soloist John Kramar (poetry by Pablo Neruda). Also: romantic works by Eric Whitacre, Duke Ellington, René Clausen, Stephen Paulus and Jerome Kern. tickets

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