Spring 2017 Upcoming Events


 Our Mission & Upcoming Events Spring 2017

The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and encourage the understanding of music through quality performances of orchestral, jazz and chamber music; to make programs available at a reasonable cost to an increasing and diverse audience from Raleigh and surrounding communities; and to feature and provide opportunities for outstanding musicians of the area.

2016 – 2017 Classical & Free Spirits Concert Series

Upcoming Spring Concerts

Free Spirits Concert: 3:00 pm Carswell Hall, Meredith, Sunday, March 12, 2017

New, and Newest Music by American Composers – 3 p.m. Carswell Hall, Meredith College

  • Featuring some of our favorite American compositions, Fantasy Trio for violin, clarinet and piano by Richard Faith
  • Time Pieces for clarinet and piano by Robert Muczynski
  • Lullaby for violin, cello and piano by Adrienne Albert
  • Compositions of new music by emerging composers as part of our DreamMakers Project.

Classical Concert: Friday, March 24, 2017

Meredith College Aria Concert – 8:00 p.m. Jones Auditorium, Meredith

  • Raleigh’s Symphony Orchestra will feature the winners of Meredith College’s Annual Aria Competition. Free Admission.

Classical Concert: Sunday, March 26, 2017

Rising Stars Concert – 3 p.m. Jones Auditorium, Meredith College

  • Showcasing winners of RSO’s annual statewide concerto competition
  • Come see tomorrow’s stars today!
  • Other selections will include Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture and Mozart’s Symphony No. 31, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Dvorak’s Cello Concerto in B Minor.

Free Spirits Concert: Sunday, April 2, 2017

It’s Spring and the Family!

The Free Spirits Ensemble will celebrate the season with a program of music that will delight all ages. 3:00 pm, Carswell Hall, Meredith College

  • World Premiere of Marga and Bear, a musical story of a young girl and her dog searching for an unknown treasure.

Classical Concert: Sunday, May 7, 2017

Music with Her Silver Sound – 3:00 pm. Jones Auditorium, Meredith College

  • Featuring music to Shakespeare’s classics
  • Nicolai’s Merry Wives of Windsor Overture
  • Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
  • Mendelssohn’s Wedding March-Mid Summer
  • Walton’s Two Pieces from Henry V
  • Faure’s Nocturne from Shylock
  • Verdi’s Othello Ballabile
  • Korngold’s Much Ado About Nothing Suite

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Raleigh Symphony is funded in part by the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission and also with funds from the United Arts Campaign and the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency.

All concert venues are handicapped accessible and large print programs are available upon request.