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Video: Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Musicians Perform A Symphony A Part

Pictured: Ben Geller, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra violist.

On April 17 at 3 p.m., members of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (CSO) played Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony from their homes. Without seeing or hearing one another, each musician played their part, held space for their colleagues, and trusted that the wholeness of the score connected them. The musicians decided to perform this unique performance as a gesture of gratitude for music, one another, the CSO, and their communities.

Watch videos of the musicians’ performances at asymphonyapart.com and on the Charlotte Symphony Facebook page.

First and Second Violins.

Charlotte Symphony Announces Replacement Conductor for Season Finale

POSTED Monday, April 19, 2010 — As a result of the ash cloud from the recent volcano eruption in Iceland that has mandated closures of virtually all European airports and cancellations of flights, the Charlotte Symphony (CSO) announced today that Christof Perick is unable to travel to Charlotte to rehearse and conduct his final concerts as Music Director on April 22, 23 and 24.

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WDAV Previews the Symphony Seasons

This week Jennifer Foster will host two season preview programs – for the Charlotte Symphony and the Winston-Salem Symphony. She’ll take a look at what’s coming up on their classics series and will excerpt some of the planned concert works. She’ll also play recordings by some of the guest artists such as guitarist Jason Vieux and cellist Lynn Harrell and talk to WSS music director Robert Moody.
The Charlotte Symphony Season Preview airs Thursday 9/10, 10 a.m., and the Winston-Salem Symphony Season Preview airs Friday 9/10, 10 a.m.

Charlotte Symphony Musicians Ratify Contract

The Charlotte Symphony Board and musicians have agreed to a new four-year contract which reduces the number of paid working weeks in the Symphony season. The parties negotiated the contract in the face of significant financial challenges facing the Symphony as part of an effort to restructure and stabilize financial operations. The text of the Charlotte Symphony’s press release follows.

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