Join the Charlotte Symphony for an exciting new season with a compelling lineup of concerts! Join us on Opening Night with Beethoven's "Eroica," celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, and close out the Classical series with Holst's The Planets. Don't miss performances by jazz violinist Regina Carter, pianist Michelle Cann, and TikTok sensation Cody Fry. And, experience films like Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Elf™ brought to life with their legendary scores performed live.
Plus, we're thrilled to share our Annual Gala Concert features the returns of soprano Renée Fleming and Conductor Laureate Christopher Warren-Green!
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ANNUAL GALA CONCERT:
Sept. 20 | 7 pm | Belk Theater
CODY FRY LIVE IN CONCERTOct. 27 | 7:30 pm | Knight Theater
Nashville-based singer/songwriter Cody Fry took the internet by storm with his viral TikTok sensation "I Hear a Symphony." Now, the Grammy-nominated artist is bringing his fusion of popular songs and rich orchestration to the Charlotte Symphony!
CIRQUE DE NOËLDec. 20-23 | 7:30 pm | Knight Theater
The circus meets the symphony! Back with a fresh show filled with awe-inspiring acrobatics and musical holiday favorites, this event will fill your family with the wonder of the season.
CLASSICAL SERIESPackages of 12, 8, 6, & 4 available for Friday & Saturday evening. Plus, our 3-concert Sunday matinee package returns! Call Patron Services at 704.972.2000 to add any of the concerts below to your package today. Single tickets on sale later this summer.
NEW! Children ages 6-18 can attend Sunday matinee performances for FREE with a Youth ticket or Youth Sunday matinee subscription!
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BEETHOVEN'S EROICAOct. 6 & 7 | 7:30 pm | Knight Theater
Oct. 8 | 3 pm | Knight Theater
Experience the power and grandeur of Beethoven's monumental Eroica Symphony. One of the most beloved works of its kind, The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto will transport you to ancient China with the tragic love story of star-crossed lovers. >> Learn more
GERSHWIN'S RHAPSODY IN BLUEMar. 1 & 2, 2024 | 7:30 pm | Belk Theater
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gershwin's jazz-infused Rhapsody in Blue with your CSO and acclaimed pianist Michelle Cann alongside the composer's energetic An American in Paris. Cann will also perform Florence Price's spirited Piano Concerto in One Movement. >> Learn more
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS' A SEA SYMPHONYApril 26 & 27, 2024 | 7:30 pm | Belk Theater
Chorus, orchestra, and soloists sing of ships, captains, wind, and waves with music so vivid you can almost taste the salt air in Vaughan Williams's large-scale A Sea Symphony, conducted by CSO Conductor Laureate Christopher Warren-Green. >> Learn more
HOLST'S THE PLANETSMay 17 & 18, 2024 | 7:30 pm | Belk Theater
Journey into the heavens with a program inspired by space including Holst's mesmerizing celestial showpiece, The Planets; Caroline Shaw's The Observatory; and CSO cellist Jeremy Lamb's A Ride on 'Oumuamua, inspired by the first known interstellar object to travel our solar system. >> Learn more
POPS SERIESThe music of your life brought to life! The Pops Series is pure entertainment at its best. Call Patron Services at 704.972.2000 to add any of the concerts below to your package today. Single tickets on sale later this summer.
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THE HOT SARDINESNov. 10 & 11 | 7:30 pm | Knight Theater
This edgy and endlessly entertaining ensemble offers a singular mix of standards and modern-day hits, all brought to life with brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano, and incredible vocals.
HOLIDAY POPSDec. 15-17 | 7:30 pm | Knight Theater
Dec. 17 | 3 pm | Knight Theater
Create lasting memories with family and friends at the Charlotte Symphony's annual Holiday show with sing-alongs, falling snow, and so much more.
AN EVENING WITH REGINA CARTERFeb. 9 & 10, 2024 | 7:30 pm | Knight Theater
Dazzling violinist Regina Carter joins the CSO for a jazz-infused program featuring David Schiff's Four Sisters, a concerto that pays homage to Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan, performers who changed the musical landscape.
GREAT LADIES OF SWINGApril 12 & 13, 2024 | 7:30 pm | Knight Theater
Superstar vocalist Dee Daniels will dazzle Charlotte in this program featuring hits by Swing legends Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, and Sarah Vaughan. Hear her and the Charlotte Symphony perform classics like "A Tisket, A Tasket," "Fever," "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man," "Makin' Whoopee," and "Mack The Knife."
MOVIE SERIESExperience full-length films on a larger-than-life screen, as the scores are played live in sync with the films. Call Patron Services at 704.972.2000 to add any of the concerts below to your package today. Single tickets on sale later this summer.
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ELF™ IN CONCERTNov. 24 & 25 | 7:30 pm | Ovens Auditorium
Buddy the elf travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. Now experience this holiday adventure with a live symphony orchestra: Elf™ in Concert!
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST IN CONCERTJan. 12 & 13, 2024 | 7:30 pm | Ovens Auditorium
"Be our guest!" A tale as old as time comes to the big screen at Ovens Auditorium! Experience Disney's beloved animated classic, overflowing with unforgettable characters and Academy Award®-winning music.
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS IN CONCERTMar. 15 & 16, 2024 | 7:30 pm | Belk Theater
Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished and a new threat has risen. The Resistance, and unlikely heroes brought together by fate, are the galaxy's only hope. From visionary director J.J. Abrams, the film features a new score composed by five-time Academy Award-winning composer John Williams.
JAWS IN CONCERTJune 14 & 15, 2024 | 7:30 pm | Belk Theater
The original summer movie blockbuster -- with an Academy Award-winning score that made John Williams a household name -- Jaws is the ultimate film to experience with a live orchestra! In the words of Chief Brody, "You're gonna need a bigger boat!"
FAMILY SERIESThese one-hour concerts engage all the senses and make learning about the orchestra fun! Perfect for kids ages 4-9. Call Patron Services at 704.972.2000 to add any of the concerts below to your package today. Single tickets on sale later this summer.
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SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE CASE OF THE MISSING MAESTRONov. 11 | 11 am | Knight Theater
When the Maestro goes missing, the world's greatest detective is on the case! All of the musicians are suspects and thus, Sherlock Holmes must investigate each of the instrument families to deduce who is behind this mystery.
HOLIDAY POPSDec. 16 | 11 am | Knight Theater
Delight in the wonder of the holiday season at the annual Magic of Christmas with sing-alongs, falling snow, and so much more!
SAINT-GEORGES' SWORD & BOWFeb. 10, 2024 | 11 am | Knight Theater
Hoping to become the next great pop sensation, a young girl discovers her music teacher was the biggest star in 18th century France. In this time-bending musical adventure, Giselle learns about life's triumphs and tragedies from the most accomplished man in Europe, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges!
CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALSApril 13, 2024 | 11 am | Knight Theater
Experience a wild menagerie of music! From Saint-Saëns's Carnival of the Animals to Peter Schickele's Thurber's Dogs -- which brings to life the drawings of celebrated author James Thurber -- this concert connects us with the furry creatures that inspired some of our favorite music.
Please Note: Programs and artists are subject to change at any time without notice.