NC Music and All That Jazz
he Durham Symphony Orchestra (DSO), under the direction of Maestro William Henry Curry, is excited to present the second half of its 40th season. Formed in 1977, the DSO is composed of professional classically trained musicians who perform high quality orchestral concerts further enhancing Durham’s rich cultural heritage.
Under the directions of Maestro William Henry Curry, this season the DSO presents exciting new collaborations along with traditional performances.
NC Music and all that Jazz will feature jazz and NC Piedmont bluegrass music featuring pieces from North Carolina composers and local artists featuring the works of Copland, Mizesko, and a special tribute to Duke Ellington’s long-time collaborator, Billy Strayhorn.
Copland-Simple Gifts from Appalachian Spring
Terry Mizesko-Appalachian Lament with soloist Andrew MacAfee
Charles Vardell-Joe Clark Steps Out
With Special Guest
Steph Stewart and the Boyfriends
plus jazz musicians
and a jazz quartet
Special Tribute to Billy Strayhorn and other local artist
No Outside Food or Drink
No Video Recording Devices