Classical gas: NC Symphony hits the top of the charts

01/23/2014 3:48 PM

01/23/2014 3:49 PM

The NC Symphony may not be toppermost of the poppermost - but the ensemble is at the loftiest of lofty perches on Billboard’s “Traditional Classical Albums” sales chart. Cellist Zuill Bailey’s “Britten: Cello Symphony & Sonata,” recorded in part with Grant Llewellyn and the symphony at Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall, debuts at No. 1 on the chart for Feb. 1.

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