South Carolina Philharmonic

Masterworks Series

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

That's what critics said recently about the S.C. Philharmonic Masterworks Series. The Midlands agrees. Subscription sales jumped 3% last season and our renewal campaign is tracking right along with last season's record clip.

Subscription rates start at just $82 (plus fees). That's 15% off regular, per-concert rates, and seniors 65 and older save even more - 20%. And you get six, incredible concerts. Make sure you are there ... subscribe

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

Masterworks Schedule

Full Season Schedule

Russian Fireworks

Masterworks 1

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Shostakovich

    Festive Overture

    With members of “Fort Jackson’s Own” 282nd Army Band

  • Tchaikovsky

    Violin Concerto

    Sayaka Shoji, violin

  • Prokofiev

    Symphony No. 5

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Oktoberfest!

Masterworks 2

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Weber

    Overture to Der Freischütz

  • Brahms

    Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny)

    Columbia Choral Society;

    Dr. Elizabeth M. Mears, Music Director

  • Beethoven

    Choral Fantasy

    Joseph Rackers, piano

    Columbia Choral Society;

    Dr. Elizabeth M. Mears, Music Director

  • Mendelssohn

    Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”

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American Originals

Masterworks 3

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Bernstein

    Overture to Candide

  • Béla Fleck

    Juno Concerto (2016)

    Bela Fleck, banjo

  • Copland

    Symphony No. 3

    (Featuring “Fanfare for the Common Man”)

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Up Close and Personal

Masterworks 4

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

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Liszt

    Piano Concerto No. 1

    Derek Chung, piano

  • Grieg

    Piano Concerto

    Elisabeth Tsai, piano

  • Sibelius

    Symphony No. 1

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Beethoven & Blue Jeans

Masterworks 5

Saturday, Mar. 11, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Mozart

    Overture to Cosi fan tutte

  • Vivaldi

    Piccolo Concerto

    Jeana Melilli, piccolo

  • Piazzolla

    Bandoneon Concerto

    Emmanuel Trifilio, bandoneon

  • Beethoven

    Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

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Certified Organic

Masterworks 6

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

Koger Center for the Arts

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  • Respighi

    Fountains of Rome

  • Andy Akiho

    Beneath Lighted Coffers

    Andy Akiho, steel pan/composer

  • Saint-Saëns

    Symphony No. 3, “Organ”

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