***As per the directive from the College of Charleston and recommendations from DHEC and the CDC related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), this event has been cancelled. ***
The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform a spring concert conducted by Yuriy Bekker. The program will include Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, Jean Sibelius’ Finlandia, and Camille Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto (featuring soloist Maria Savelyeva).
The concert will take place on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 7:30 p.m., at the Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul, 126 Coming St. Admission is free, with $20 suggested donation for adults. For information, contact CofC Concerts at 843.953.6315 or visit music.cofc.edu/concerts/cofc-ensembles.
The College of Charleston Orchestra consists primarily of music students from the College, along with alumni and professors. Also included are non-music majors who are experienced performers that participate in order to stay active as musicians. Under the direction of Yuriy Bekker, Charleston Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster and Principal Pops Conductor, the chamber orchestra performs twice each year.