NC HIP FESTIVAL ORCHESTA

Hear HIP musicians from all over the United States come together and perform! PROGRAM Archangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso in F Major, Op. 6, No. 2 Georg F. Händel Water Music Suite 1 in F major Johann Christian Bach Symphony in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6 W.A. Mozart Flute Concerto...

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2018 North Carolina HIP Music Festival

The “hippest” musicians on period instruments February 2 – 25, 2018 HIP Festival Schedule and line up. More information will be added as it becomes available. HIPSTER passes ARE on sale for $75. HIPster Passes give you admission to ALL EVENTS. For most concerts, single tickets will be available through...

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FAMILY CONCERT #3 – AFRICAN TRADITIONS

Griot and master kora player Diali Cissokho, originally from Senegal, lovingly calls North Carolina home. Watch Cissokho and highly attuned percussionist Austin McCall interweave melody, rhythm and 2000 years of history. Hear the calabash, dun duns, kora and lyrical Mandinka stories old and new. The concert will last an hour and...

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FAMILY CONCERT #2 HIPSTER HORNS

NC Symphony hipster horn blowers Rachel Niketopoulos and Chris Caudill introduce you to the wild and thrilling history of the horn from conch shells to hunting horns to the horn in the modern orchestra. Be prepared to dance a minuet, sing a familiar song, and toot on the horn yourself! Family...

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Family Concert #1 – WHAT’S IN A SONG?

What’s in a Song? Join singer/songwriter/cellist Shana Tucker and pianist Amy Bormet in learning the ins and outs of writing a song. Take a journey into the wide-open world of songwriting. This concert will delve into the songwriting process, including: Establishing a Groove (tempo, rhythm), Song Elements (melody, chorus, bridge, etc.) and Storytelling Through...

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MALLARME at the NASHER MUSEUM – Family Day

FREE! 30 Minute Mini Family Concert – Italian Musical Masterpieces of the 17th Century in conjunction with the Medici exhibition. HIP* all the way!! *HIP=historically informed performance Sunday, Sept 17, 2017 2 concerts: 1:00 pm AND 2:30 pm Music of Corelli, Storace, Mattheis and Gabrielli Allison Willet – baroque violin...

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VIOLINS OF HOPE, book reading by James Grymes

James Grymes, “Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust — Instruments of Hope and Liberation” The Regulator welcomes music historian James Grymes for a reading and book signing of his new book, Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust–Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind’s Darkest Hour. Grymes tells the remarkable stories...

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Series Concert #5 DIALI CISSOKHO & KAIRA BA meet MALLARME

 DIALI CISSOKHO & KAIRA BA – UNIVERSAL LOVE Wednesday, May 30, 2018 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30) Motorco Music Hall, Durham Combining passionate originality and fierce authenticity, Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba take West African dance music into new territory Diali Cissokho – kora; Jonathan Henderson – bass Austin...

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Series Concert #4 – BIRD’S EYE STRING TRIO

BIRD’S EYE TRIO Sunday, April 8, 2018 3:00 pm ArtsCenter, Carrboro An emotionally rich program of classical and original music featuring the Bird’s Eye Trio.  Jennifer Curtis – violin; Ayane Kozasa – viola; Paul Wiancko – cello PROGRAM Henry Purcell arr. Monkemeyer – Four Pavans, Z. 748-751 Ludwig van Beethoven...

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Series Concert #3 – COMMISSIONING MOZART

Series Concert #3 COMMISSIONING MOZART Sunday, February 4, 2018 3:00 pm Baldwin Auditorium, Durham (HIP Festival opener) Presented in association with the Duke University Department of Music Why do composers write a piece? Because someone commissions or inspires them to do so! W.A. Mozart – Quartet in G Minor for...

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