Tuesday, March 31, 2009

CSO announces lean season

Posted by John Stoehr on Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 10:18 AM

The 2009-'10 schedule is up for the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and it features fewer gues artists, more reliance on the orchestra's musicians, repeat performances of Pops and Backstage Pass concerts, and more events planned for Memminger Auditorium. Here are a few to expect:

At the Gaillard Auditorium:

Sept. 26, 7 p.m. Gershwin, highlights from Porgy and Bess

Nov. 14, 8 p.m. Haydn, Trumpet Concerto in E-flat: Karin Bliznik, trumpet

Jan. 16, 2010, 8 p.m. Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto: Yuriy Bekker, Violin

Feb. 6, 2010, 8 p.m. All-Mozart celebrate: Mozart’s greatest hits

Feb. 27, 2010, 8 p.m. Mozart, Horn Concerto No. 2: Brandon Nichols, horn

April 17, 2010, 8 p.m. Haydn, The Creation

For the McCrady’s Charleston Pops Series at the Memminger Auditorium:

Performances will be held on Fridays and Saturdays and feature. Special guests include Quentin Baxter and his Jazz Trio on March 12-13, 2010.

For the Backstage Pass Series at the Memminger Auditorium:

Performances will be held Thursdays.

Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Schnittke, Mozart a la Haydn: Alan Molina and Adda Kridler, violins

February 11, 2010, 7 p.m. Michael Daugherty, Dead Elvis: Christopher Sales, bassoon

March 25, 2010, 7 p.m. Osvaldo Golljov, The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind: Charles Messersmith, Klezmer clarinet

—Anna Linesch

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