Il Divo: A Holiday Song Celebration

The World’s Powerhouse Tenors in an All-New Holiday Show

Il Divo will perform songs from The Christmas Collection, their compilation of merry classics that was certified Platinum by the RIAA. The audience can expect to hear memorable interpretations of familiar Christmas melodies for a heart-warming start to the festive season.

Discovered and mentored by Simon Cowell over 15 years ago, Il Divo has become the consummate tenor powerhouse vocal group with four sold-out world tours to date, over 30 million albums sold160 gold and platinum albums in 33 countries to their credit. Il Divo was also the first classical crossover artists to have an album debut at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart.

Age Requirement

Please note that all guests require a ticket, regardless of age. Children under the age of 6 are not allowed at this performance. Children must be able to sit quietly in their own seat without disturbing other guests.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – North Carolina Symphony Pops Series

The saga continues with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped—with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. Don’t miss one of the most popular films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’ unforgettable score—from the brassy and foreboding Imperial March to the noble Yoda’s Theme—performed live by the North Carolina Symphony.

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd., and Warner/Chappell Music. © 2018 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © DISNEY

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – North Carolina Symphony Pops Series

The saga continues with Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. After the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire has regrouped—with Darth Vader leading the hunt for Luke Skywalker. Don’t miss one of the most popular films of all time shown on the big screen with John Williams’ unforgettable score—from the brassy and foreboding Imperial March to the noble Yoda’s Theme—performed live by the North Carolina Symphony.

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd., and Warner/Chappell Music. © 2018 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © DISNEY

Fairy Tales and Dragons – North Carolina Symphony Young People’s Concert (matinee)

Come dressed as your favorite fairy-tale character or dragon-trainer and enter the magical realm of mystery and imagination with beloved musical tales such as Sleeping Beauty, Frozen, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Shrek, and How to Train your Dragon. Come early for free, kid-friendly activities in the lobby beginning one hour before each performance.

Fairy Tales and Dragons – North Carolina Symphony Young People’s Concert

Come dressed as your favorite fairy-tale character or dragon-trainer and enter the magical realm of mystery and imagination with beloved musical tales such as Sleeping Beauty, Frozen, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Shrek, and How to Train your Dragon. Come early for free, kid-friendly activities in the lobby beginning one hour before each performance.

Happy Feet to a Latin Beat – North Carolina Symphony Young People’s Concert (matinee)

This interactive concert will bring audiences to their feet, and dancing in the aisles when Max—an energetic but impulsive young boy—makes his way onto the stage to “help” the orchestra. Soon Max is on a whirlwind adventure that takes him from the concert hall to the vibrant lands of Latin American culture where—with the help of his new friend, Mambo the dog, the orchestra, and the audience—Max learns the magic of Latin rhythms and how to dance with the music. Come early for free, kid-friendly activities in the lobby beginning one hour before each performance.

Happy Feet to a Latin Beat – North Carolina Symphony Young People’s Concert

This interactive concert will bring audiences to their feet, and dancing in the aisles when Max—an energetic but impulsive young boy—makes his way onto the stage to “help” the orchestra. Soon Max is on a whirlwind adventure that takes him from the concert hall to the vibrant lands of Latin American culture where—with the help of his new friend, Mambo the dog, the orchestra, and the audience—Max learns the magic of Latin rhythms and how to dance with the music. Come early for free, kid-friendly activities in the lobby beginning one hour before each performance.

Holiday Pops – North Carolina Symphony (matinee)

North Carolina Symphony Children’s Chorus; Jeremy Tucker, chorus director

This annual tradition is getting bigger and better and will feature all your festive musical favorites, plus the NCS Children’s Chorus, carolers, falling snow, a sing-a-long, a chorus line of dancing Santas, and a few surprises to make your holiday bright!

Holiday Pops – North Carolina Symphony

North Carolina Symphony Children’s Chorus; Jeremy Tucker, chorus director

This annual tradition is getting bigger and better and will feature all your festive musical favorites, plus the NCS Children’s Chorus, carolers, falling snow, a sing-a-long, a chorus line of dancing Santas, and a few surprises to make your holiday bright!