South Carolina Philharmonic

Masterworks Series

When was the last time you stood and applauded your television?

“Exceptionally fine...” “… Superb.” “… on fire with energy.” “… at the top of [its] game.”
Free Times "Arts Beat" blog

Those are recent critical reviews about the S.C. Philharmonic Masterworks Series. The Midlands agrees. As we enter Maestro Morihiko Nakahara's 10th season, new subscription sales are rejuvenated, and our renewal rate at the deadline was an organization record!

Pro-rated subscription rates start at just $68 (plus fees). That's 15% off regular, per-concert rates, and seniors 65 and older save even more - 20%. You get five, incredible concerts - for the price of buying just four of them individually. Get mixed up in the S.C. Phil ... subscribe

Every guest artist.
Every composer.
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Every. Single. Note.


Masterworks Schedule

Full Season Schedule

Beethoven & Blue Jeans

Masterworks 1

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Dai Fujikura

    Banitza Groove!

  • Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No. 4

    Marina Lomazov, violin

  • Sibelius

    Symphony No. 2

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Ravishing Rachmaninoff

Masterworks 2

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Tchaikovsky

    Polonaise from Eugene Onegin

  • Shostakovich

    Violin Concerto No. 1

    Sayaka Shoji, violin

  • Shostakovich

    Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two)

  • Rachmaninoff

    Symphonic Dances

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West Side Story

Masterworks 3

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Bernstein

    On the Waterfront

  • Schwantner

    New Morning for the World

    Rev. Ed McDowell, Jr, narrator

  • Ellington

    “Giggling Rapids” from The River

  • Bernstein

    Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

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Kubrick Classics

Masterworks 4

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Rossini

    Overture to La gazza ladra

  • Purcell/Stucky

    Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary

  • J. Strauss

    The Blue Danube Waltzes

  • R. Strauss

    Also sprach Zarathustra

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Romantic Chopin

Masterworks 5

Saturday, Mar. 10, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Mozart

    Overture to La clemenza di Tito

  • Chopin

    Piano Concerto No. 1

    David Hou, piano

  • Brahms

    Symphony No. 1

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Pictures at an Exhibition

Masterworks 6

Saturday, Apr. 28, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • J.S. Bach/Stokowski

    Toccata and Fugue

  • Torsten Rasch

    Tropoi (Violin Concerto, 2015)

    Mira Wang, violin

  • Mussorgsky/Ravel

    Pictures at an Exhibition

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