Orchestral Music

North Carolina Symphony: Beethoven's 9th

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( Fri., Sep. 20, 2013 - Sat., Sep. 21, 2013 )

Performed by Grant Llewellyn, music director; North Carolina Master Chorale; Barbara Shirvis, soprano; Paula Murrigy, mezzo-soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass

Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2337


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


Related Event: Pre-concert talk with Dr. Jonathan Kramer of NC State University, Friday and Saturday at 7:00 PM.



More information

(919)733-2750; tickets@ncsymphony.org


NC Symphony Raleigh Classical Series


  • Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 8:00 PM