This preview provided by North Carolina Symphony.

The North Carolina Symphony will give a free outdoor concert Thursday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. on the Village Green in Chapel Hill’s Southern Village. Symphony Associate Conductor David Glover will lead the orchestra in “Concerts in Your Community: Favorite Light Classics.”

Concert-goers can enjoy the early summer evening accompanied by Vivaldi’s “Spring” from The Four Seasons, featuring violinist Elizabeth Phelps; as well as instrumental selections from Bizet’s Carmen, dance music from Grieg, Brahms, and Copland, and much more. The performance is part of the Symphony’s summer “Concerts in Your Community,” an annual series of free concerts presented throughout the state.

Southern Village is located south of Chapel Hill on 15-501. The Green at Southern Village is located on Market Street. For more information and directions, go to

Concert sponsors are the Businesses of Market Street, Southern Village; the Silverback Foundation; the Southern Village Homeowners Association; and Strowd Roses.

The 2016/17 Chapel Hill Series includes nine classical concerts. During the 2016/17 season, audiences will hear Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with pianist Stephen Hough; Dvořák’s Fifth Symphony; a holiday concert featuring choruses from Handel’s Messiah; Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade; and Schubert’s Ninth Symphony, known as “The Great.” Complete details on the Symphony’s outstanding Chapel Hill 2016/17 season can be found online at or by calling the Symphony Box Office at 919.733.2750 or toll free at 877.627.6724.

About the North Carolina Symphony

Founded in 1932, the North Carolina Symphony gives more than 175 performances annually to adults and school children in more than 50 North Carolina counties. An entity of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, the orchestra employs 66 professional musicians, under the artistic leadership of Music Director and Conductor Grant Llewellyn, Resident Conductor William Henry Curry, and Associate Conductor David Glover.

Headquartered in downtown Raleigh’s spectacular Meymandi Concert Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and an outdoor summer venue at Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, N.C., the Symphony performs about 60 concerts annually in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary metropolitan area. It holds regular concert series in Fayetteville, New Bern, Southern Pines and Wilmington — as well as individual concerts in many other North Carolina communities throughout the year — and conducts one of the most extensive education programs of any U.S. orchestra.

North Carolina Symphony
“Concerts in Your Community: Favorite Light Classics”
David Glover, conductor
Thursday, June 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Southern Village, Chapel Hill

OFFENBACH:  Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld  

GRIEG:  Symphonic Dances on Nrwegian Themes Op. 64
II. Allegretto grazioso

VIVALDI:  “La primavera,” No. 1 from The Four Seasons for Violin and Orchestra
      I. Giunt’e la primavera: Allegro
     II. Mormorio di fronde e piante, il capraro che dorme il cane Che grida: Largo
    III. Danza pastorale: Allegro
              Elizabeth Phelps, violin

BIZET:  Selections from Carmen
    V. Les Toreadors (Suite 1)
    II. Habanera (Suite 2)
  IV. Danse Boheme (Suite 2)

KHATCHATURIAN:  Dance of Welcome from Gayane Suite No. 2

KHATCHATURIAN:  Waltz from Masquerade Suite

KHATCHATURIAN:  Sabre Dance from Gayane Suite No. 3

RACHMANINOFF:  Vocalise, Opus 34, No. 14

BRAHMS / arr. SCHMELLING:  Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor

COPLAND:  “Saturday Night Waltz” from Rodeo

COPLAND:  “Hoe Down” from Rodeo