Joélle Harvey, Ying Fang & Nicholas Phan To Be Featured In North Carolina Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-19 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The North Carolina Symphony has announced its 2018-19 season.

The new season will feature some of today’s greatest instrumentalists as well as some of today’s greatest singers. As with the past season announcements, we will only focus on the vocal events that this has to offer.

The season opens with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Choral Fantasy with pianist Andrew Tyson and the North Carolina Master Chorale. Music director Grant Llewellyn conducts the monumental evening.

Performance Dates: Sept. 21-22, 2018

Soprano Eliza Bagg sings music of the Cherokee culture in a program that also includes Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.” Grant Llewellyn conducts the concert.

Performance Dates: Oct. 12-13, 2018

Music director Grant Llewellyn conducts Mozart’s Mass with rising stars Joélle Harvey, Anya Matanovic, Nicholas Phan, and Federico De Michelis. The performers will be joined by the North Carolina Master Chorale.

Performance Dates: Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2018 

Ying Fang headlines Carmina Burana with Vale Rideout and Stephen Powell also performing. Carlos Miguel Prieto conducts Carl Orff’s great oratorio with Karen Strittmatter Galvin and Jacqueline Saed Wolborsky performing the violin.

Performance Dates: May 3-4, 2019