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Collaborative Music Series to Present Concert of 21st Century Composers

Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the College of Charleston Department of Music, will present its second contemporary classical music concert to Charleston audiences during the 2016-2017 season. The spring concert, “Ambiguous Symmetries,” is an evening of music from 21st century composers and includes Festino Notturno by Mario Davidovsky, As We Do, an […]

Magnetic South: The Finnish Line

Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the College of Charleston Department of Music, continues to present contemporary classical music to Charleston audiences during the 2016-2017 season. The fall concert, “The Finnish Line,” is an evening of music from Finnish composers. College of Charleston faculty member Yiorgos Vassilandonakis and CSO […]

CofC Orchestra: ‘Star Wars’ + Tchaikovsky

The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform selections from “Star Wars” composed by John Williams, and works by Tchaikovsky – our orchestra’s Gaillard Center debut! Volodymyr Vynnytsky will perform on piano. Yuriy Bekker is the conductor of the orchestra. Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23, Mvt. I Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien, […]

CofC Orchestra to perform Dvořák’s New World Symphony

The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform its annual spring concert on Monday, April 6, 2015 at the Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., at 7:30 p.m. Yuriy Bekker will conduct the Orchestra, featuring renowned cellist Natalia Khoma playing the first movement of Antonín Dvořák’s beloved cello concerto. The program will also feature music by student composers Christine […]

Magnetic South: Contemporary Classical Works

On Friday, March 27, 2015 the Magnetic South series, which commissions and presents new works along with contemporary masterworks, will present the program, Coast to Coast. Co-founded by Edward Hart, Yiorgos Vassilandonakis and Yuriy Bekker, Magnetic South is a collaborative project between the College of Charleston Department of Music and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Under […]

CofC Vocal Virtuosos in Concert

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring virtuoso singers on March 9. Professors from the College’s bustling music department will perform an array of works: Scotch Songs by Ludwig van Beethoven, “Soliloquoy” from Carousel by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Johannes Brahms Vier Duette, Op. 61, the hilarious Act II “Poison scene” from Cosi fan tutte by […]

CofC Orchestra Presents Winter Concert

The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform its annual winter concert on Monday, December 1 at the Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., at 7:30 p.m. Yuriy Bekker will conduct the Orchestra, featuring Antonio Marti at the trumpet. The program will include music by Benedetto Marcello, Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven. Admission is free to all College of […]

Contemporary Classical Music With a Carolina Connection

***UPDATED NEWS: Contemporary music with ties to South Carolina has received support from the South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) through the One-Time Grant Awards program. “The Carolina Connection II,” the second and final event of this season’s Magnetic South concert series, is the recipient of the award, which will help offset visiting composers’ expenses and the purchase […]

‘Love and Doom’ With Charleston Music Fest

“This is a rare opportunity to see vocal masterworks by Shostakovich and Brahms because of the high level of musicianship required. Happily, these College of Charleston faculty performers are more than up to the task.”           –Edward Hart, Chair of Music Department, College of Charleston Charleston Music Fest (CMF), presented by […]

CofC Orchestra Performs Dances From Around the World

On Monday, Nov. 11, the Monday Night Concert Series will feature a performance by the College of Charleston Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Yuriy Bekker, who is the Concertmaster and Acting Artistic Director of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. in the Sottile Theatre, 44 George St. Admission is $10 […]