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Blumenthal Performing Arts Center – Belk Theater

130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC

Phone:
1-(704)-333-4686

Website:
www.blumenthalcenter.org

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Opera Carolina presents, "Carmen"

Musical, opera

Join Opera Carolina at the Belk Theater on January 19, 20, 24 to witness a romantic tragedy of a lifetime. Carmen drinks, smokes and gets what she wants. But her wandering, gypsy spirit will ultimately prove her undoing. When she chooses bullfighter Escamillo over Don Jose, she meets her tragic demise. But, she’s hardly tragic. She would rather live fully – even dangerously – than play it safe. Even in death, Carmen is a feminist heroine for the ages. Purchase your tickets now!

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• Thu 1/24/19 at 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Carmen

Classical Dance,Dance Play

This performance is by the San Francisco Lyric Opera.

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• Thu 1/24/19 at - 7:30 PM

Pink Martini

Jazz,Swing,Pop,Latin/Salsa,World

Pink Martini was formed in 1994 by aspiring Portland politician Thomas Lauderdale, who got the idea to provide more entertaining, uplifting music at political functions for causes such as civil rights, education, public broadcasting and more. A year later, Lauderdale called on former Harvard classmate China Forbes to join the band, and together they began writing songs together for the "little orchestra." Since then, the group has been known for drawing its inspiration from a myriad of sources, including romantic Hollywood musicals of the '40s and '50s, and a multilingual repertoire of diverse genres like jazz, Latin, lounge and classical, all shaken and stirred with cinematic influences, driving rhythms and exotic vocals. A typical Pink Martini concert spans the globe, from Cuban rumba and Parisian cafe tunes to Carnival disco.

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• Fri 2/1/19 - Sat 2/2/19 at - 7:30 PM

Charlotte Symphony: Scheherazade

Classical, Orchestral

Tales of the pursuit of love and conquest connect this provocative program complete with Rimsky-Korsakov's classic portrayal of history's most entrancing storyteller.

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• Fri 2/8/19 - Sat 2/9/19 at - 7:30 PM

Miss Saigon: National Tour

Musical

Based loosely on Belasco/Puccini's 'Madam Butterfly,' 'Miss Saigon' is a beloved musical from the minds of composer Claude-Michel Schönberg and lyricist Alain Boublil. It tells a story of an American G.I. and a Vietnamese bar girl during the fall of Saigon and their heart wrenching reunion.

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• Tue 2/19/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Wed 2/20/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Thu 2/21/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Fri 2/22/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sat 2/23/19 at - 2:00 PM
• Sat 2/23/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sun 2/24/19 at - 1:30 PM
• Sun 2/24/19 at - 7:00 PM

Charlotte Symphony: Mahler 1

Classical, Orchestral

With its use of symphonic poetry and spellbinding imagination, Mahler's titanic First Symphony changed the genre forever. Maestro Warren-Green returns to the podium to lead the next step in our Mahler journey.

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• Fri 3/15/19 - Sat 3/16/19 at - 7:30 PM

Dear Evan Hansen: National Tour

Musical

Evan Hansen is about to get everything he’s ever wanted: the girl of his dreams, the perfect family he’s always longed for and a chance to finally fit in. He just has to hope that his chance to connect isn’t blown by the secrets he has to conceal.

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• Tue 3/19/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Wed 3/20/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Thu 3/21/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Fri 3/22/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sat 3/23/19 at - 2:00 PM
• Sat 3/23/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sun 3/24/19 at - 1:30 PM
• Sun 3/24/19 at - 7:00 PM

Charlotte Symphony: Dvorák Violin Concerto

Classical, Orchestral

Leading an evening of intensity and passion, Dudamel-conducting fellow Gemma New directs Avery Fisher recipient Paul Huang on Dvorák's dramatic and only violin concerto. Written at the peak of Brahms's creativity, his Third Symphony ends the program on a richly passionate note.

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• Fri 3/29/19 - Sat 3/30/19 at - 7:30 PM

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Film,Children,For the Family,Orchestral,Special Event

Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy as he leaves his home planet, battles the evil Empire, and learns the ways of the Force. Experience George Lucas's 1977 classic film projected in high definition on a giant screen at Belk Theater as the Charlotte Symphony adds a breathtaking new dimension, performing John Williams's epic Oscar®-winning score live.

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• Fri 4/5/19 - Sun 4/7/19 at - 7:30 PM

Charlotte Symphony: Mozart Requiem

Choral, Orchestral, Classical, Gospel

Mozart's final statement, his Requiem presents a masterpiece shrouded in mystery. Maestro Warren-Green leads the orchestra and chorus in this emotionally stirring performance that also includes a work from one of Mozart's rivals.

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• Fri 4/12/19 - Sat 4/13/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Sun 4/14/19 at - 3:00 PM

A Bronx Tale - The Musical: National Tour

Musical

Set against the backdrop of racial strife and organized crime in the 1960s, "A Bronx Tale" is the story of an Italian-American teenager finding his path in life as he must choose between the father who raised him and a mob-boss father figure who fascinates him.

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• Tue 4/16/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Wed 4/17/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Thu 4/18/19 at - 7:30 PM
• Fri 4/19/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sat 4/20/19 at - 2:00 PM
• Sat 4/20/19 at - 8:00 PM
• Sun 4/21/19 at - 1:30 PM
• Sun 4/21/19 at - 7:00 PM

Charlotte Symphony: Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Orchestral, Classical

Russian-born conductor Andrey Boreyko guides with authenticity Russian compositions including Mussorgsky's art-inspired piece to Rachmaninoff's virtuosic and beloved set of 24 piano variations. A recently discovered Stravinsky work rounds out the program.

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• Fri 4/26/19 - Sat 4/27/19 at - 7:30 PM