These casual, family-friendly concert experiences feature your Charlotte Symphony and a diverse mix of music.

Listen. Laugh. Dine. Dance. Your CSO Summer Pops is music, served just right for summer.

The Music of Queen

Saturday, June 8, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Belk Theater

Brent Havens, conductor
Tony Vincentvocals
We will, we will rock you! Amped up with a vocalist and full rock band, your Charlotte Symphony pays tribute to Freddie Mercury and Queen with unforgettable hits like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "We Are the Champions" and "Somebody to Love."

Star Wars: The Music

Sunday, June 16, 2019
8:15 p.m.
Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall

Christopher James Lees, conductor
Experience an electrifying journey to a galaxy far, far away as your Charlotte Symphony celebrates Father's Day with the sounds of your favorite Star Wars scores.

Breaking Classical with the Gentlemen of Hip Hop

Friday, June 21, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Belk Theater

Christopher James Lees, conductor
Breakdancing to Beethoven. Popping to Ponchielli. Funking to Firebird. 

What happens when classical music meets street dance? Discover for yourself when FLY Dance Company, dubbed the Gentlemen of Hip Hop, joins your Charlotte Symphony for an unparalleled live concert experience.

With clever, risk-taking choreography set to a mix of classical music selections like Claire de Lune, Firebird, Swan Lake, and Flight of the Bumblebee - this contemporary, hip hop dance troupe fuses the intensity and beauty of the two art forms, creating something entirely fresh and new.

So you think you know Hip Hop? Classical music? Think again.

Best of Broadway

Sunday, June 23, 2019
8:15 p.m.
Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall

Christopher James Lees, conductor
A night of Broadway's best-loved show tunes. Hear selections from GreaseThe Sound of Music, Wicked, and more!

Video Games Live

Friday, June 28, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Belk Theater

Emmanuel Fratianni, conductor

A completely immersive concert experience! Music from the greatest video games of all time performed live, featuring Mega ManSilent Hill 2MetroidShadow of the ColossusJourney, God of War, Mass Effect, StarCraft II, Dota 2, Beyond Good & Evil, music from the upcoming Destiny release, and more, including new arrangements from Final Fantasy and World of Warcraft

Celebrate America! With Fireworks

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
8:15 p.m.
Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall

Albert-George Schram, conductor
Join your Charlotte Symphony for a rousing salute to America with a night of patriotic favorites including Sousa marches, America the Beautiful, and the Armed Forces Medley - all topped off by a spectacular fireworks finale!

The Charlotte Symphony performs many free events all across our region, serving our wider community.

For information about community events, visit our Community Events page.