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9 Charlotte arts moments hit us in 2018 – but what’s next in 2019? These ...

Jan 2, 2019



What grabbed our attention in 2018? And how will those moments roll forward or be matched in the new year? Here's a look, from arts correspondents Lawrence Toppman, Cristina Bolling, Emiene Wright and Lia Newman:


A major collaboration

For almost four decades of writing about the arts in Charlotte, I've lamented the lack of collaboration among major performing arts groups. The joint production of "The Rite of Spring"by Charlotte Ballet (which supplied invigorated young dancers under choreographer Peter Chu) and the Charlotte Symphony (which played Stravinsky's score with brio) gladdened my heart in every way. -- LT

By Arts Correspondents, The Charlotte Observer

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