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Sanford -- Mon., Oct. 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM ( Sat., Oct. 19, 2019 - Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 )

Sanford Brush & Palette Club (SBPC): 55th Annual Art Show

 Featuring over 60 artists who create in a variety of mediums, viewers will find a delightful mix of original art and something for every pocketbook. The Annual Art Show is organized by members of the Sanford Brush & Palette Club (SBPC).

Bob E. Hales Center. -- (919) 364-0588, sanfordbpc@gmail.com , https://sanfordbpc.org
Free and open to the public.

Asheville -- Mon., Oct. 21, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Michael Jefry Stevens: Michael Jefry Stevens Trio

Michael Jefry Stevens Trio featuring: MJS - Piano Kevin Kehrberg - Bass Evan Martin - Drums Performing Jazz Piano Trio Standards

Pack Memorial Library. -- mjsjazz@mac.com
Free.

Greenville -- Mon., Oct. 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM

East Carolina University School of Music: ECU University Chorale and Concert Choir

Performed by ECU University Chorale and Concert Choir

A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. -- 252-328-6851 , http://www.music.ecu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Greenville -- Mon., Oct. 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 14, 2016 - Mon., Oct. 21, 2019 )

East Carolina Musical Arts Education Foundation : Elizabeth Harrison, organ ** RESCHEDULED to 10/21**

Dr. Elizabeth Harrison is Professor of Music at Pfeiffer University and a leading expert in Baroque organ pedagogy and Baroque keyboard literature.  Dr. Harrison will perform works from the North German school, including Buxtehude, Böhm, Bach, and Krebs on The Perkins and Wells Memorial Organ, C. B. Fisk, Opus 126.
This event has been rescheduled to October 21 due to flooding. View the rescheduled concert's listing HERE.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Greenville. -- (252) 752-3482 x208; stpaulsepisocpal.com , http://opus126.com
Free

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Oct. 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM

UNC School of the Arts: Jazz Ensemble

Conducted by Ron Rudkin, the award-winning Jazz Ensemble performs a varied program of Big Band styles, including traditional swing, Latin, fusion and contemporary at The Ramkat in downtown Winston-Salem. The concert will feature the group’s most talented soloists and highlight different sections of the band. 
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID; available online.

The Ramkat. -- 336-721-1945 , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
$20 - $15

Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM

The Paderewski Piano Festival: Paderewski Piano Master Class

Performed by Hubert Rutkowski, piano

Carswell Concert Hall. -- (919) 233-5200, afountain@mindspring.com , https://paderewski-festival.org/
$20 - $10

Raleigh -- Mon., Oct. 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Meredith College: Hubert Rutkowski Piano Masterclass

Hubert Rutkowski has been described as a "sensitive poet of sound" by Gramophone Magazine. He won the International Chopin Piano Competition in Hannover (2007). Other awards include the Medalla per Umanitat distinction at the International Maris Canals Piano Competition in Barcelona (2006)... Read More
Masterclass 10/21, 7:30 Concert 10/22, 8pm

Carswell Concert Hall. , http://www.meredith.edu/cultural-arts
Free

Southern Pines -- Mon., Oct. 21, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Arts Council of Moore County: Pablo Sáinz Villegas

Pre-Concert Dinners are available. Reservations & payment ($38/each-all inclusive) for the dinners are required. 4-Concert Subscription Series, $90 for Arts Council members ($110 for nonmembers); Individual tickets (if available), $35 each.

Sunrise Theater. -- 910-692-ARTS (2787) , http://www.mooreart.org
$35

Sanford -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 11:00 AM ( Sat., Oct. 19, 2019 - Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 )

Sanford Brush & Palette Club (SBPC): 55th Annual Art Show

 Featuring over 60 artists who create in a variety of mediums, viewers will find a delightful mix of original art and something for every pocketbook. The Annual Art Show is organized by members of the Sanford Brush & Palette Club (SBPC).

Bob E. Hales Center. -- (919) 364-0588, sanfordbpc@gmail.com , https://sanfordbpc.org
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Smedes-Emory Parlor, Saint Mary's School: Compendium

Performed by Raleigh Bach Soloists; David Jernigan, director

Smedes-Emory Parlor at Saint Mary's School. -- 919-424-4036 , http://www.sms.edu/our-programs/arts/
Free, donations accepted

Hickory -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 - Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 )

Lenoir-Rhyne University: Ensemble Nobiles

The Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. performance will feature the renowned Leipzig vocal quintet Ensemble Nobiles. LR senior music majors Shelby Blancet, Serra Smith, and Edward Bland will join the College Singers and Ensemble Nobiles to present a concert Wednesday, Oct. 23, at noon.  Founded in January 2006, the choristers... Read More
Workshops with students Tuesday, Oct. 22, and Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Grace Chapel . -- 828-328-7206 , http://www.lr.edu/concertseries
Free

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 18, 2019 - Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 )

Piedmont Opera: Mary, Queen of Scots

Performed by James Allbritten, conductor

Piedmont Opera will present the North Carolina professional debut of Donizetti’s opera Mary, Queen of Scots. A searingly dramatic setting of Friedrich Schiller’s play about Mary, Queen of Scots, and her political and personal rivalry with Queen Elizabeth I of England, Mary, Queen of Scots, despite... Read More

Stevens Center. -- 336.725.7101 , http://www.piedmontopera.org
$98 - $20

Chapel Hill -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Oct. 16, 2019 - Sun., Nov. 3, 2019 )

PlayMakers Repertory Company: Dairyland by Heidi Armbruster

Raw from an office romance, stinging from a journalistic rivalry, and exhausted by a never-ending series of baby showers, Allie, a food writer in New York City, never expected to find herself on the wrong side of an epic food fight. When she escapes to her father’s dairy farm in Wisconsin, she meets a cow named Patches who... Read More
Due to casual use of coarse language, we encourage all patrons to use their own discretion in determining the appropriateness of the material.

Paul Green Theatre. -- 919-962-7529 , http://playmakersrep.org/show/dairyland/
$15+

Flat Rock -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Blue Ridge Community Concert Series: Kirill Gliadkovsky, pianist

"A Viennese Piano Salon," with works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms Read More
$10 general, $5 all students.

Thomas Auditorium, Sink Building, Blue Ridge Community College Henderson County Campus. --  Kevin Ayesh at 828-694-1860, kevina@blueridge.edu. , http://www.blueridge.edu
$10, $5 students

Chapel Hill -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Carolina Performing Arts: An Evening with Chris Thile

Multiple Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile is a mandolin virtuoso, composer, and vocalist. A member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek and host of the radio program "Live from Here," Thile returns to Carolina Performing Arts with his distinctly American canon and broad musical aesthetic.
Ticket prices vary by seating; $10 UNC students with ID.

Memorial Hall. -- 919-843-3333 , http://www.carolinaperformingarts.org
$

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 18, 2019 - Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 )

Piedmont Opera: Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda)

Donizetti's Mary, Queen of Scots (Maria Stuarda).

Stevens Center. --  336.725.7101 , http://www.piedmontopera.org
$98 - $20

Greensboro -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Sun., Oct. 20, 2019 - Sun., Nov. 10, 2019 )

Triad Stage: Dracula

Bring the garlic and a silver stake, but leave your disbelief at home. A bloodsucking stranger appears in London and has citizens locking their doors and praying for dawn. Join the fight against the darkness that strikes even the purest of hearts.

Triad Stage at The Pyrle Theater. -- 336.272.0160 , http://www.triadstage.org
$

Raleigh -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 8:00 PM

The Paderewski Piano Festival: Hubert Rutkowski in Recital

Hubert Rutkowski cultivates the pianistic tradition of Frederyk Chopin, Theodor Leschetizky, and their students Karol Mikuli, Moritz Rosenthal, Raul Koczalski, and Artur Schnabel.  He graduated from the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw with Anna Jastrzębska-Quinn and in 2005-2010 continued at the Hochschule für... Read More

Carswell Concert Hall. -- (919) 233-5200, afountain@mindspring.com , https://paderewski-festival.org/
$20 - $10

Raleigh -- Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Meredith College: Hubert Rutkowski Piano Recital

Hubert Rutkowski has been described as a "sensitive poet of sound" by Gramophone Magazine. He won the International Chopin Piano Competition in Hannover (2007). Other awards include the Medalla per Umanitat distinction at the International Maris Canals Piano Competition in Barcelona (2006)... Read More
Masterclass 10/21, 7:30 Concert 10/22, 8pm

Carswell Concert Hall. , http://www.meredith.edu/cultural-arts
Free

Sanford -- Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM ( Sat., Oct. 19, 2019 - Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 )

Sanford Brush & Palette Club (SBPC): 55th Annual Art Show

 Featuring over 60 artists who create in a variety of mediums, viewers will find a delightful mix of original art and something for every pocketbook. The Annual Art Show is organized by members of the Sanford Brush & Palette Club (SBPC).

Bob E. Hales Center. -- (919) 364-0588, sanfordbpc@gmail.com , https://sanfordbpc.org
Free and open to the public.

Hickory -- Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM ( Tue., Oct. 22, 2019 - Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 )

Lenoir-Rhyne University: Ensemble Nobiles

The Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. performance will feature the renowned Leipzig vocal quintet Ensemble Nobiles. LR senior music majors Shelby Blancet, Serra Smith, and Edward Bland will join the College Singers and Ensemble Nobiles to present a concert Wednesday, Oct. 23, at noon.  Founded in January 2006, the choristers... Read More
Workshops with students Tuesday, Oct. 22, and Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Grace Chapel . -- 828-328-7206 , http://www.lr.edu/concertseries
Free

Charlotte -- Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Oct. 3, 2019 - Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: The Wolves

From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the girls soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors.  Thursday, October 3 @ 7:30 - Pay What You Can Night Friday, October 4 @ 8:00 PM - Preview, 50% Off Saturday, October 5 @ 8:00 PM - Preview,... Read More

Hadley Theater, Queens University. -- 704-342-2251, info@atcharlotte.org , http://www.atcharlotte.org
$

Greenville -- Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM

East Carolina University School of Music, Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival: Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival: Next Generation

A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. -- 252-328-6019 , http://www.ecu.edu/fourseasons
Free and open to the public.

Chapel Hill -- Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: Scènes du Salon: A Celebration of 19th-Century Female Composers

Performed by Jeanne Fischer, soprano, and Mimi Solomon, fortepiano

UNC Music Faculty Jeanne Fischer, soprano, and Mimi Solomon, fortepiano, perform the music of Clara Wieck Schumann, Pauline Viardot Garcia, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, and more.
Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

Person Recital Hall. , http://www.music.unc.edu
$15

Chapel Hill -- Wed., Oct. 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Carol Woods Retirement Center: Dmitri Shteinberg

Auditorium, Carol Woods Retirement Community. -- Ann Witherspoon, 919-918-3372
Free