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 KnightSounds, the Symphony's most casual, innovative series, offers unexpected collaborations and post-concert parties (plus a free drink!).

All concerts are held at 7:30 pm at Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts

May 20 & 21, 2016
Romeo & Juliet
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
The Symphony teams up with Charlotte Ballet to tell Shakespeare's timeless tale, Romeo & Juliet.

This epic KnightSounds finale will feature in-theater screens with close-ups, plus a live outdoor feed of the concert on the Levine Center for the Arts plaza.
TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture
PROKOFIEV Balcony Scene from Romeo & Juliet
GOUNOD Juliet's Waltz & Poison Aria from Romeo et Juliette
ROTA/arr. Russ Romeo & Juliet: A Renaissance Timepiece

Programs and artists subject to change. 

Oct 23, 2015 
Bachtoberfest III: Bach & Beer
Norman Huynh, conductor
Bach and beer are the focus of this annual German celebration.

Don't miss this festive Oktoberfest occasion complete with beer tastings from local craft breweries, including NoDa Brewing Company. and Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, FestzeltMusik Oktoberfest Band, and a "drinking with Mozart" game. Prost
BACH Orchestral Suite No. 4 Mvt. 1 "Overture"
BACH/arr Stokowski Toccata and Fugue BWV 565 in D minor
W.F. Bach Sinfonia in D major Fk 64 0 Mvt 1 "Allegro Maestoso"
MOZART Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
WAGNER Dawn and Siegfried's Rhein Journey
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2 Mvt IV "Allegro con spirito"

Jan 29, 2016 
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Join the Symphony on a journey through the works of popular Spanish and Latin American composers. In an exciting partnership with the McColl Center for Art + Innovation, artist-in-residence Ivan Toth Depeña will create an on-stage responsive, interactive light installation inspired by the music and musicians. 

Authentic tapas and a display of LaCa Projects artist Leandro Manzo's "Tango" Serires follow the performance.
MONCAYO Huapango 
GINASTERA Four Dances from Estancia
LECUONA Malaguena
DE FALLA Final Dance from The Three Cornered Hat Suite
PIAZZOLLA Libertango

Apr 15, 2016
The Jazz Room at the Symphony  
Norman Huynh, conductor
Christian Tamburr, vibraphone
Charles Craig, piano
Tim Singh, bass
Ocie Davis, drums

The Symphony brings The Jazz Room to Knight Theater to celebrate American jazz legends.

The party continues with live jazz and signature cocktails in the speakeasy lounge following the concert.
ANTHEIL A Jazz Symphony (1955)
GERSHWIN Walking the Dog
SCHULLER Concertino for Jazz Quartet
ELLINGTON Harlem Suite

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