NC Symphony to perform at Tryon Palace on Thursday

(Tryon Palace photo)

NEW BERN, Craven County - The NC Symphony will be at Tryon Palace on Thursday for its annual free concert.

"Concerts in Your Community: Classics Under the Stars" was scheduled to be held on the South Lawn. Due to the possibility of rain, it has been moved to the city's convention center.

Below is a full press release on Thursday's event.

Here's a video from Thursday's event


The North Carolina Symphony returns to Tryon Palace in downtown New Bern for its annual free concert on the South Lawn Thursday, June 15, with "Concerts in Your Community: Classics Under the Stars." Gates open at 5 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. The symphony returns to Tryon Palace for a performance of some of the most recognizable moments in classical music, including Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" and Copland's "Hoe-Down" from "Rodeo." Other pieces to be performed include Dvo?ák's "Slavonic Dance, " Nielsen's "Selections from Aladdin Suite," Mendelssohn's "Wedding March," and more. Participants can bring chairs and blankets, but pets and alcoholic beverages are not permitted. The public is also invited to purchase tickets to a picnic buffet dinner preceding the concert to support the North Carolina Symphony's education concerts in Craven County. The picnic will be held at the North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace beginning at 5 p.m. Picnic attendees receive dinner, reserved parking at the North Carolina History Center and reserved seats on the lawn for the Tryon Palace performance. Picnic tickets are $60 per person. To purchase tickets and for information on this opportunity to support the symphony's education concerts in Craven County, call the Riverfront Convention Center at (252) 637-1551. In the event of rain, the concert will take place at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. For more information call (252) 639-3500 or visit

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