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Orchestra Noir, the Atlanta-based orchestra comprised of Black musicians, performed in front of a sold-out audience on Sept. 20 at the McGlohon Theater. For nearly 90 minutes, audiences jammed to instrumentals of ’90s R&B and hip-hop classics from artists like Mary J. Blige, Boyz II Men, Notorious B.I.G, Juvenile and more. Read about how conductor Jason Ikeem Rodgers leads the orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist. Photos: Qcitymetro

Katrina covers Charlotte's Black business scene for QCity Metro. She's a Miami transplant, pescatarian and lover of the arts. She earned a public relations degree from the University of Florida. Got a...