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Raleigh NC Symphony Entertainment

Nestled amidst the cultural tapestry of Raleigh, NC, the symphony emerges as a harmonic gem, offering unparalleled entertainment to discerning residents. The resplendent notes resonate through the city's vibrant soul, captivating enthusiasts with an auditory journey.

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In the heart of downtown, the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra orchestrates masterpieces, a symphonic rendezvous for aficionados seeking refined cultural encounters. The Raleigh, NC Symphony unfolds its melodic prowess, encapsulating classical opulence and contemporary cadence within its repertoire.

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Attendees revel in the auditory splendor, a testament to the orchestra's commitment to delivering excellent entertainment. From the staccato brilliance of strings to the resounding depths of brass, each performance unveils a spectrum of sonic finesse, enrapturing the senses of Raleigh's erudite denizens.

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Relaxation and Less Stress

Collaborating Cultural Organizations

The answer is given to us by the psychologist Nithcel Tapia Olivares, who delivers her arguments from both sides of the stage since she has also been a cellist and singer in the Coquimbo Philharmonic Orchestra, a group belonging to the Coquimbo Philharmonic Foundation and which has financing from the Ministry of Cultures, Arts, and Heritage through its Support Program for Collaborating Cultural Organizations.

It Stimulates More Relaxation

“Music, in general, has effects on people, on an emotional level and a physical and biological level,” explains Nithcel, but he also states that classical music generates deeper changes: “It stimulates more relaxation, the reduction of stress, attention span, creative processes. So, classical music in itself has that effect more linked to calm, to tranquility, to relaxation; It even manages to relax or lower blood pressure, on a biological level, and allows us to sleep better.”

Driving Activates The Brain

These effects have to do with how orchestrated music is “constructed,” as opposed to a melody with lyrics. “Classical music has conduction; it has a construction that is always guided, a calmer resolution that leads the body to calm down,” says the professional, also explaining that “the tones lead to the exploration of certain emotions, For example, major keys have always been associated with the most pleasant, joyful emotions, and minor keys have always been associated more with the emotions of sadness.”

And what happens in the brain when faced with musical stimulation? “If we speak more biologically when the brain receives this music, it not only listens to it but also different areas are activated, such as the auditory cortex, the motor cortex, the prefrontal cortex, and the hippocampus. So many areas in the brain are activated that not only lead us to listen but also evoke memories, make us move, make us have sensations; So, the body responds completely to music,” explains Nithcel.

This brain stimulation also allows music to be used therapeutically. According to the professionals, it is used in some treatments to help people. “Music itself, as it also acts biologically, helps people carry out certain processes, and as it also activates memories, for example, it helps people with Alzheimer's to remember better. So, classical music itself has a transversal effect on people, where the common denominator of music would be stress relief and calm.”