Concerts Commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11
North Carolina Symphony will present "North Carolina Remembers 9/11" Sunday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. in Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall as a tribute to the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack in New York City. The symphony will partner with WRAL-TV/Capitol Broadcasting, UNC-TV and the Triangle Interfaith Alliance to present excerpts from Mozart's Requiem and Raleigh composer J. Mark Scearce's "This Thread," which is based on the poem "The Dead of September 11" by Toni Morrison.
Participants will include WRAL news anchor David Crabtree and former Good Morning America host and broadcast voice of the North Carolina Symphony, David Hartman. The ceremony will be broadcast live on UNC-EX, the Explorer Channel, at 7 p.m., and rebroadcasted at 10:30 p.m. It will also air on WRAL-TV at 8 p.m. following 60 Minutes on CBS.
Admission is free but tickets were available on a first-come, first-serve basis as of Aug. 22 at North Carolina Symphony Audience Services, by phone at 919-733-2750 or online at www.ncsymphony.org.
The Fall Sertoma Series will also present a concert commemorating the event's anniversary Sunday, Sept. 11, at 3 p.m. in Bond Park's Sertoma Amphitheatre at 801 High House Rd., Cary. Local musicians, dancers and singers will spread a message of hope through music, movement and the spoken word. In the event of rain, the concert will move to the Cary Senior Center Ballroom at 120 Maury O'dell Place in Cary. Visit www.townofcary.org to learn more.