SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras: North Carolina Symphony

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 8:00 PM

The orchestra offers an innovative program, deeply evocative of North Carolina, represented in particular by four composers with ties to the state: Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Mason Bates, and Robert Ward.

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Grant Llewellyn leads the North Carolina Symphony in an innovative program deeply evocative of North Carolina, represented in particular by four composers with ties to the state: Sarah Kirkland Snider, Mason Bates, Robert Ward, and Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, who joins the orchestra as a violin soloist in her work Lo. Snider's work is a North Carolina Symphony commission premiered in fall 2015) which includes a multimedia meditation on her family's home in rural North Carolina.

SHIFT is co-presented by Washington Performing Arts and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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Program and Notes

Robert Ward
Jubilation Overture
Caroline Shaw
Lo
Mason Bates
Rusty Air in Carolina
Sarah Kirkland Snider
Hiraeth
(commissioned by North Carolina Symphony; world premiere 2015)
Robert Ward
City of Oaks

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