Carolina Live travels the region and features classical musicians from our area as well as those of international renown who visit our performance halls. Lauren Rico hosts the series.
Note: Carolina Live is looking for professional-quality vocal or instrumental recordings made in concert in the Carolinas in the past couple of years. Mail them to: Box 8990, Davidson, NC 28035-8990, attn. Carolina Live. For more info, call 877.333.8990.
An unusual concert from the Mosely Chamber Music Series at Converse College in Spartanburg blends familiar concertos by Vivaldi and Telemann with lively selections by anonymous 18th century Roma composers. Then it’s a visit to the NC mountains for offbeat selections from a summer festival concert from Keowee Chamber Music.
The Greenville Symphony Orchestra plays haunting tunes by Strauss, Liszt, and Mussorgsky and Hickory, NC's Western Piedmont Symphony plays some similarly eerie music from the first concert of their 46th season.
This all-choral edition of Carolina Live begins in High Point, NC, for a 9/11 Memorial Concert featuring Gabriel Fauré’s immortal D-minor Requiem and a contemporary work by Rene Clausen written in tribute to the victims. In the second half of the show, a "Poetry in Music" program from the 2011 Piccolo Spoleto Festival.
From the 2011 Carolina Summer Music Festival, it's Bach at Winston-Salem's Kuhn Studio Gallery, and "Old Wine in New Bottles" - an Impressionist program - at the Reynolda House Museum. Then The Tempest Trio plays Brahms at Converse College.
A “Mostly Mozart” program from the South Carolina Philharmonic featuring showpieces for clarinetist Doug Graham and pianists Vanessa Meiling and Bolton Ellenberg, Faure's Masques et Bergamasques, plus Mozart’s masterful “Jupiter” Symphony.
An Appalachian Summer Festival's resident group The Broyhill Chamber ensemble plays Prokofiev, Janacek, Smetana, and a beloved quintet by Schumann, plus excerpts from the Carolina Summer Music Festival's “A Salon Evening in Vienna.”
From a pair of memorable Fall, 2011, performances presented by Charlotte Concerts, Cliburn Competition winner Olga Kern plays music from Robert and Clara Schumann, Rachmaninoff's Sonata No. 2 and more; and the Sphinx Virtuosi plays Bach, Mozart and Schubert.
The South Carolina Philharmonic celebrates Oktoberfest with Beethoven's Leonore Overture, Schumann's 4th Symphony, plus soloists from the orchestra.