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Durham Symphony and All That Jazz: NC Connections

Michael Zirkle

William Henry Curry

Event  Information

Durham -- ( Sun., Mar. 2, 2014 )

Durham Symphony Orchestra: "And All That Jazz"
Performed by Durham Symphony (William Henry Curry, conductor); Lenora Helm Hammonds, jazz vocals
Adults $20; Seniors $15; Students $10; Children $5; Ages 12 & Under Free -- Carolina Theatre of Durham , (919) 491-6576   , http://www.durhamsymphony.org/ -- 3:00 PM

March 2, 2014 - Durham, NC:

This preview has been provided by the Durham Symphony.

Join the Durham Symphony, under the direction of Maestro William Henry Curry, and featured guest artists Lenora Helm, Lois Deloatch, Rozlyn Sorrell, Gregg Gelb, Brian Horton, the John Brown Trio and composer, Steve Bryant for a one-of-a-kind concert saluting jazz music and musicians from North Carolina on Sunday, March 2, 2014, 3 PM, at the Carolina Theatre, 309 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC.

Concert goers will enjoy Scott Joplin’s Maple Leaf Rag, Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, William Henry Curry’s Mardi Gras 2006 with Rozyln Sorrell, and jazz standards I Remember Clifford with vocal jazz musician Lenora Helm, Strayhorn’s Lush Life with contralto Lois Deloatch, and much more.

The Durham Symphony is pleased to announce our local composer-of-the-year, Steven Bryant whose composition, Loosed Id will be performed on this concert. Based in Durham, Bryant composes music across a variety of media and ensembles, ranging from electronic and electro-acoustic works, to chamber music, to works for wind ensembles and orchestras.

Tickets are $20 Adult, $15 Senior, $10 Student, and Children 12 and under - Free Tickets available at the Carolina Theatre Box Office, open 11am - 6pm, Monday through Friday, and on day-of-show one hour before show time. Carolina Theater Box Office: 919-560-3030 or 888-241-8162 (toll free)

Come early and enjoy a pre-concert talk 2:30 PM with composer, Steven Bryant. Stay after and meet Maestro Curry and guest artists.

This concert is supported by a grant from the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

For more information, visit the Durham Symphony web site at www.durhamsymphony.org or call 919-491-6576.


Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Steven Bryant: Loose Id
Gershwin/Bennet: Porgy and Bess: a Symphonic Picture
Golson/Horton: I Remember Clifford
    with Lenora Helm, Gregg Gelb, strings
Newley-Bricusse: Feeling Good
    with Lois Deloatch and John Brown Trio
Klenner/Carroll: Just Friends
    arranged for Charlie Parker, with Gregg Gelb, DSO and John Brown Trio
Strayhorn: Lush Life
    with Lois Deloatch and John Brown Trio
Rodgers/Horton: My Favorite Things
    with Lenora Helm, Brian Horton and DSO, and John Brown Trio
WH Curry: Mardi Gras 2006
    with Rozlyn Sorrell, DSO
Arr. McCrae Hardy: I’ll Fly Away
    with Lois Deloatch, Lenora Helm, Rozlyn Sorrell, Gregg Gelb, Brian Horton, John Brown Trio, DSO

About the Durham Symphony

Incorporated as a not-for profit organization in 1977, the Durham Symphony began as an all-volunteer community orchestra, offering free concerts.

Today, under the direction of Maestro William Henry Curry, Resident Conductor of the North Carolina Symphony, the Durham Symphony has evolved into a semi-professional orchestra composed of classically trained volunteers and professionals. Enhancing Durham’s rich cultural heritage, the Durham Symphony performs high quality orchestral concerts that foster accessibility and encourage the development of music appreciation and education. The Durham Symphony’s programming reflects a commitment to familiar, American, and popular music.