The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra presents the world premiere of Azalea Suite by WSO conductor Dr. Steven Errante. Azalea Suite is commissioned by the North Carolina Azalea Festival.
This Symphony POPS! concert will feature the premiere of a new work commissioned by the NC Azalea Festival and composed by WSO conductor Dr. Steven Errante. Pre-Concert Entertainment will be provided by students of the Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra.
The concert program will also include Suite from “Downton Abbey”, Satchmo!A Tribute to Louis Armstrong, the William Tell Overture by Rossini, Overture to “Candide”, and Dvorak's Slavonic Dance.
WANT A VIP EXPERIENCE?!
A Pre-Concert Social hosted by the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra and the North Carolina Azalea Festival will be held on the Grand Tier of the Wilson Center from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm. Tickets for the Pre-Concert Social are $73 and include two drink tickets per guest and complimentary bites. Tickets can be purchased for the social through the Wilson Center Box Office in person, over the phone or online.
Inside the Music During the Social, Wilmington Symphony Orchestra’s conductor, Dr. Steven Errante will give a pre-concert talk about his new commissioned work, Azalea Suite. The pre-concert talk is designed to enhance your enjoyment of the concert by providing insights into Azalea Suite — bringing you “inside” the music. You must purchase a Pre-Concert Social ticket to attend the pre-concert talk.
Seats in the Orchestra Pit The Azalea Festival will have a very limited number of seats in the Orchestra Pit for this event. A rare, truly “front row” experience with some bubbly on the side. Tickets are $100.00 each and only 30 will be sold.
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Conduct The Stars and Stripes Forever with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra at the March 29, 2020, Azalea Festival Pops concert! The winner of this auction item will receive complimentary Priority seats and of course the great opportunity to conduct the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra on the Wilson Center stage! Winner will have the opportunity to rehearse with the Orchestra the week of the concert.
Proceeds from this silent auction will fund WSO's Music For Youth education programs including the Artist-in-Residence program, the Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings ensembles, and need-based scholarships for our Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings families.