Why The New Charlotte Symphony Season Matters Next Year More Than EverMar 17, 2023
Lawrence Toppman, WDAV --
British auto engineer Alec Issigonis famously described a camel as "a horse designed by a committee." Yet in the absence of a music director, a committee from the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (CSO) designed a season as rare locally as a unicorn.
I've always met CSO season announcements with the same response: "This concert, very cool. This one...maybe, if I'm not busy. This I can easily skip." Now, for the first time in 43 years, I see a Classical Series where every concert seems essential. Even the Pops and Family series contain don't-miss stuff. The CSO just set the innovation bar higher for every local arts organization.
You'll find the entire lineup here. Let me explain briefly why I'm buzzed.
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