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Welcome!

Welcome to #CSOatHome, a place to connect with your Charlotte Symphony until we are once again able to experience the joy of live music together. Here, we will provide streaming audio of past CSO performances, listening guides, educational materials, and more.

A Message From Music Director Christopher Warren-Green

 


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CSO Broadcasts

           

"Charlotte Symphony in Performance" on 89.9 WDAV

We're partnering with WDAV "Classical 89.9" to bring a collection of archival CSO concerts to the public in this time of social distancing. These full concerts, hosted by Mike McKay, air every Friday at 8 pm on WDAV. View the schedule here.

               

A Symphony A Part 

On April 17th at 3 pm, members of the Charlotte Symphony played Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony from wherever they were sheltering in place. Without seeing or hearing one another, each musician played their part, held space for their colleagues, and trusted that they were connected by the wholeness of the score.

"A Symphony A Part is meant to show our gratitude for music, one another, the Charlotte Symphony, and the communities to which we belong. As we shelter in place, we remain present. We are tuning into Beethoven's symphony, the sounds of our respective neighborhoods, and each other. We are happy to share this living archive, which we hope will offer a portal into this moment."

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CSO Musicians at Home

If you're missing the orchestra as much as we are, follow along here and on our social media channels using the hashtag #CSOatHome. We're sharing what our musicians are up to at home, including short excerpts of what they're playing in their spare time.

Principal Flutist Victor Wang

Schubert's An Die Musik

Principal Cellist Alan Black

Bach's Cello Suite No. 2, "Sarabande"

Cellist Jeremy Lamb

Chopin's Nocturne in B-flat

Trombonist Tom Burge

"A Sheltered Life"

Violist Ning Zhao

Vieuxtemps's Capriccio for solo viola

Cellist Sarah Markle

Boccherini Fugue

Principal Trumpeter Alex Wilborn, Trumpeter Jon Kaplan, & Assoc. Principal Trumpeter Gabe Slesinger

Méndez's "Tré-Méndez Polka"

Principal Second Violinist Oliver Kot

"Somewhere Over the Rainbow"

Oboist Erica Cice

"Baby Mine" from Dumbo

Principal Violist Ben Geller

Porter's Suite for Viola Alone (II. Allegro furioso)

Principal Bassoonist Olivia Oh & Principal Clarinetist Taylor Marino

Beethoven's Three Duets for Clarinet & Bassoon, No. 1 (I. Allegro comodo)

Violinist Jenny Topilow

Bach's Partita No. 2 "Allemande"

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