The opening concert of the 2013/14 season is a celebration of Grant Llewellyn’s 10th anniversary with the North Carolina Symphony, as well as a tribute to the beloved late North Carolina composer Robert Ward, plus a performance of Beethoven’s masterpiece.
Ward: City of Oaks
Ward: Sweet Freedom’s Song
III. “Come Ye Thankful People, Come”
VII. “Sweet Freedom’s Song”
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
Grant Llewellyn, Music Director
North Carolina Master Chorale
Barbara Shirvis, soprano
Paula Murrihy, mezzo
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass
Pre-concert talk next door in Gerrard Hall with Letitia Glozer, UNC Chapel Hill, at 6:40.
For more information or to buy tickets, please call the NC Symphony Box Office at 919/733-2750 or visit the event page for this performance at http://www.ncsymphony.org/events/index.cfm?view=details&detailid=1039&eid=1787