Masterworks: Opening Night
Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Acclaimed saxophonist Joe Lulloff joins the Western Piedmont Symphony for Masterworks: Opening Night. Lulloff will perform the Tomasi Concerto for Saxophone (1949). Program also includes works by Ravel, Franck, and Stravinsky.
Masterworks: Orchestral BlockbustersP.E. Monroe Auditorium 775 6th St NE, Hickory, NC, United States
Maestro Matthew Troy leads the Western Piedmont Symphony in an evening of classical favorites old and new. Program includes works by Quinn Mason, Bizet, and Beethoven.
FREE EVENT: SOUNDSCAPES with BRITTON-RENE COLLINSRidgeview Library, 706 1st St SW, Hickory, NC 28602, USA 2 1st St SW, United States
Join award-winning percussionist Britton-René Collins on a sound exploration through contemporary and multidimensional percussion works. This program embraces contrast, variety, and the magical sound possibilities of percussion.
CANCELED: Soundbites: Britton-Rene Collins, vibraphoneKeiser Community Room, 231 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601, USA 2 3rd Ave NE, United States
Soundbites has been canceled this season. (February 10, 2023)
Masterworks: Poetry in MotionP.E. Monroe Auditorium 775 6th St NE, Hickory, NC, United States
Award-winning vibraphonist Britton-René Collins joins the Western Piedmont Symphony for Masterworks: Poetry in Motion. Collins will perform the Concerto for Vibraphone (2010) by North Carolina-based composer Nathan Daughtry. Program also includes works by Marquez, de Falla, and Debussy.
Masterworks: Mighty MahlerP.E. Monroe Auditorium 775 6th St NE, Hickory, NC, United States
Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Western Piedmont Symphony principal flute Laura Dangerfield Stevens performs Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 2. Then, the orchestra dives into the masterful Fifth Symphony by Mahler, featuring the adored Adagietto, Mahler's declaration of love to his wife, Alma.
Community Conversation – Welcoming the StrangerBelk Centrum at Lenoir-Rhyne University 625 7th Ave NE, Hickory, NC, United States
Western Piedmont Symphony and Catawba Valley Interfaith Council invite the community for a conversation about music, storytelling, and the immigrant experience.
Masterworks: The New ColossusP.E. Monroe Auditorium 775 6th St NE, Hickory, NC, United States
Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The 22-23 Masterworks season closes with a multi-media storytelling concert experience. Nkeiru Okoye's personal response to 9/11, Voices Shouting Out, opens the concert. Acclaimed violinist Kinga Augustyn will perform the Korngold Concerto for Violin. The evening culminates with Peter Boyer's visual telling of the immigrant experience, Ellis Island: the Dream of America.