Few artists can claim to have the same profound impact on the world of music as Lang Lang, who has broken untold boundaries in bringing classical music into the 21st century. One of the world’s most renowned pianists, Lang Lang returns to Carolina Performing Arts to perform the Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Led by renowned conductor Sir Simon Rattle, the internationally acclaimed London Symphony Orchestra—named one of the top five orchestras in the world by Gramophone— makes their debut on the Memorial Hall stage with a two-night engagement.
Bringing the great vocal traditions of India and Pakistan squarely into the present, Kiran Ahluwalia honors her roots while departing from them in masterful, personal ways. With original compositions that embrace influences from across the globe, Ahluwalia and her band invite us to explore the human condition in a transcendent, melodic groove.
A remarkable musical portrait of women’s experiences from biblical times to the present day, she is called traces a path from early texts by men about women to explorations of current themes through the work of contemporary women composers, including Shara Nova and Toshi Reagon (Carolina Performing Arts Mellon Foundation Creative Futures fellows). Brought to… Read More →
The Soul Rebels started with an idea: take the pop music they loved to hear on the radio and the New Orleans brass tradition of their hometown and make it into something new. The result? A revolutionary, deep pocket funk fusing soul, hip-hop, jazz, and rock with a popping brass band sound. Joined by New… Read More →