Music, Orchestral Music

UNC School of the Arts: Shostakovich 5

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( Sat., Sep. 18, 2021 )

Performed by UNCSA Symphony with Robert Franz

Stevens Center, 405 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2804


The UNCSA Symphony Orchestra returns to the Stevens Center stage with a performance of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, led by Guest Conductor, Artist-in-Residence and alumnus Robert Franz. The program opens with the Overture for Orchestra by Grażyna Bacewicz, a leading female composer who wrote from behind the Iron Curtain.


It also features 2021 UNCSA Concerto Competition winner and guitarist Harry Ngo performing the well-known Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo. Acclaimed conductor Robert Franz (B.M. ’90, M.M. ‘92), recognized as “an outstanding musician with profound intelligence,” is music director of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, associate conductor of the Houston Symphony, and artistic director of the Boise Baroque Orchestra.


In-person event. Masks required for all performances. Orchestra seating only. Tickets at


$20, $15 students

More information

336-721-1945 or


Emerging Artists Series


  • Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 7:30 PM