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North Carolina Symphony

2 E South St, Raleigh, NC 27601-2337
+1 919-733-2750
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World-class symphony right here in Raleigh

The NC Symphony has gone from mediocre (20 yrs ago) to phenomenal. We have gone to about 10-15... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
docnc
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Raleigh, North Carolina
The Symphony Playing the Music of the Rolling Stones

We saw the NC Symphony last night playing with a band doing Rolling Stones songs. They played at... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
LonestarSpartan
,
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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“concert hall” (7 reviews)
“koka booth” (4 reviews)
“moody blues” (2 reviews)
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2 E South St, Raleigh, NC 27601-2337
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The NC Symphony has gone from mediocre (20 yrs ago) to phenomenal. We have gone to about 10-15 concerts each year for the last 7 years and all have been spectacular. Great choice of music and Meymandi Hall is world class (I have been to...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

We saw the NC Symphony last night playing with a band doing Rolling Stones songs. They played at Meymandi Concert Hall which is a fabulous venue for music. The performance was lively and very entertaining. The Symphony accompanied a 5 member band (keyboard, drum, guitar,...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

We first went to see the Messiah at the new cathedral in Raleigh - which had terrible acoustics. We could only hear half the performers, because we were sitting at the side. I sent an email to the symphony (not really complaining, just saying the...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

we went to the children's symphony presentation of gershwin. they had instruments in the lobby before for kids to try and a coloring contest. they the symphony played.

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Just attended a concert in conjunction with the fabulous Pink Martini and the NC Symphony. A wonderful evening. We tend to attend a symphony concert a couple of times a year -- usually at Meymandi at the Duke Energy Center for the performing arts but...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The NC Symphony is based in Raleigh and has an aggressive schedule of classical, pops and educational concerts. Their home venue, Meymandi Hall, is about 15 years old and very good acoustically if you sit up front or out from under the boxes or the...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

we went to rogers and hammerstein celebration concert. it was a lot of fun. they had a they had a hammerstein tell us story's about his grandfather. the music was good and not a bad seat in the house. we parked at the ncae building...More

1  Thank gary a
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

We generally attend over the holiday seasons, but love the Broadway themed events. The time goes quickly. Although there is not supposed to be a bad seat in the house, I still enjoy sitting in the lower level center - maybe 10+ rows back. Although...More

1  Thank wine_and_seashells
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Overall, Enjoyed the symphony - A diverse group of people attended, most people dressed business casual, but was not required. I liked the fact that you could choose your price range - I think it make an experience like this available and affordable to people...More

1  Thank luvkdz2
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

The Lord of the Rings movies and their music composed by Howard Shore are regarded by many as modern classics, justifiably so. The NC Symphony presented an evening of the musical score of The Fellowship of the Ring with the NC Master Chorale and The...More

1  Thank NCredleg
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