Upcoming Concerts

 

2018-2019 Season

 

September 21-22, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Brahms Symphony No. 3

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3

Stewart Goodyear, piano

 

October 4, 2018

Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Corelli Concerto Grosso in D major Op. 6 No. 4

Handel “Oh Had I Jubal’s Lyre” from Joshua

Handel “Lascia la spina cogli la rosa” from Il Trionfo del Tempo e della Verità

Handel “Flammende Rose, Zierde der Erden” from Neun Deutsche Arien  

Handel “Quoniam tu tolus sanctus … Cum sancto spiritu” from Gloria  

       Awet Andemicael, soprano     

Handel Organ Concerto in G minor Op. 4 No. 1

       Daniel Sansone, organ

Vivaldi Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera, RV 630

 

October 12, 2018

College of Charleston, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Magnetic South: Contrasts

Varèse Octandre 

Nicholas Bentz A Cosmos in Stone, Respawning

Bartók Contrasts 

David Maves The Captive 

            Kayleen Sanchez, soprano

 

October 19, 2018
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL

October 20, 2018
Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL

Illinois State University Choruses

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman #1

Copland Lincoln Portrait

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

            Desirée Hassler, Soprano
            Elizabeth Thompson, Mezzo Soprano
            Justin Vickers, Tenor
            Ricardo Herrera, Baritone

 

October 26-27, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Barber Adagio for Strings

Michael Daugherty Raise the Roof

            Beth Albert, timpani

Copland Third Symphony

 

November 3, 2018

Kiawah House Tour Concert

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Mozart Magic Flute Overture

Schumann Konzertstuck for four horns and orchestra

            Brandon Nichols, Anne Holmi, Alex Depew, Kate []

Beethoven Symphony No. 1

 

November 9, 2018
First Presbyterian Church, Springfield, IL
November 10, 2018
Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington, IL

Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Britten Simple Symphony

Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1

            Alon Goldstein, Piano
            Amy Gilreath, Trumpet
Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings

 

November 16-17, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Chorus

College of Charleston Concert Choir

Charleston Southern University Concert Singers

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Grieg Holberg Suite

Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor

            Jihye Chang, piano

Britten St Nicholas

            Rodrick Dixon, tenor
 

December 6-9, 2018

Charlesotn Symphony Chorus

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Handel Messiah

            Deanna Breiwick, soprano

            Jennifer Luiken, alto

            Victor Cardamone, tenor

            Nathaniel Olson, bass

 

December 14, 2018
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL

December 15, 2018
Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Holiday Pops

 

January 4-5, 2019

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven Coriolan Overture

Yiorgos Vassilandonakis Oboe Concerto (World Premiere)

            Zachary Hammond, oboe

Beethoven Symphony No. 5

 

January 6-10, 2019

Charleston Symphony Orchestra Conducting Workshop

Bishop Gadsden, Charleston SC

            Mark Gibson, faculty

            Aik Khai Pung faculty

            Ken Lam, faculty

 

January 25, 2019
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL

January 26, 2019
Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL
Illinois Symphony Orchestra
Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No. 1

Nielsen Clarinet Concerto

            John Bruce Yeh, Clarinet

Sibelius Symphony No. 5

 

February 2, 2019

Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo NY

Buffalo Philharmonic

Li Yuan Train Toccata
He Zhanhao/Chen Gang Butterfly Lovers Concerto

            Xu Ke, erhu
Borodin In the Steppes of Central Asia
Stravinsky Song of a Nightingale

 

February 8, 2019

College of Charleston, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Magnetic South: Stravinksy, Foss and Beyond

Call for Score Competition Winner TBD

Lukas Foss Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

Stravinsky L'Histoire de Soldat Suite

 

February 15, 2019
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL

February 16, 2019
Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Disney in Concert: Around the World

 

March 1-2, 2019

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Gounod Ballet Music from Faust

Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1

            Robyn Bollinger, violin

Prokofiev Selections from Romeo and Juliet

 

March 3, 2019

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Youth Orchestra

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Side-By-Side Concert

 

March 9, 2019

Corbett Auditorium, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati OH

CCM Concert Orchestra

Beethoven Coriolan Overture

Dvorak Cello Concerto

Schumann Symphony No. 4

 

March 17, 2019

Kiawah Arts Council Concert

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Mendelssohn Konzertstuck for two clarinets

            Charlie Messersmith, Gretchen Roper, clarinet

Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings

 

March 22, 2019
First Presbyterian Church, Springfield, IL

March 23, 2019
Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington, IL

Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Milhaud La création du monde

Saint-Georges Violin Concerto No. 9 in G major

            Clayton Penrose-Whitmore, Violin

Haydn Symphony No. 85 <La Reine>

 

March 29-30, 2019

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Haydn Symphony No. 94 <Surprise>

Mozart Requiem

            Awet Andemicael, soprano

            Faith Sherman, alto

            TBC, tenor

            TBC, bass

 

April 5, 2019
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL

April 6, 2019
Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL
Illinois Symphony Orchestra
Carl Schimmel World-Premiere

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23

            Sandra Wright Shen, Piano

Bruckner Symphony No. 2

 

April 19-20, 2019

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3

            Joyce Yang, piano

Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2

 

April 25, 2019
Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL

April 26, 2019
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL
Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Magic Circle Mime Company
Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf

 

May 3, 2019
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Bloomington, IL

May 4, 2019
Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Springfield, IL
Boulanger D'un matin de printemps

Bruch Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending

            Rachel Barton Pine, Violin

Respighi Pines of Rome

Past concerts

 

2017-2018 Season

 

December 7-10, 2017

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Handel Messiah

Awet Andemicael, soprano 
Daniel Moody, countertenor 
Owen McIntosh, tenor 
Edmund Milly, bass-baritone

 

December 15-16, 2017

First Presbyterian, Springfield IL

Second Presbyterian, Bloomington IL

Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Piazzolla Las Cuatro Estaciones Portenas

            Robyn Bollinger, violin

Vivaldi Arais for countertenor

            Daniel Moody, countertenor

 

January 5-6, 2018 (resheduled due to hurricane Irma)

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Dvorak The Noonday Witch

Schumann Cello Concerto

            Norbert Lewandowski, cello

Brahms Symphony No. 2

 

January 12-13, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins

            Yuriy Bekker, Asako Kremer, Micah Gangwer, Alex Boissonnault, violin

Schnittke Concerto Grosso No. 1

            Micah Gangwer, Alex Boissonnault, violin

Bach Double Concerto for Two Violins

            Micah Gangwer, Alex Boissonnault, violin

Bach Keyboard Concerto in A major

            Ivan Moshchuk, piano

 

January 17, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Young People's Concert

Beethoven Prometheus Overture

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1

            Caleb Borick, piano

Beethoven Symphony No. 5

Beethoven Grosse Fuge

Beethoven Symphony No. 2

 

January 18, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

CSOL Gala

 

January 26-27. 2018

BCPA, Bloomington IL

Sangamon Auditorium, Springfield IL

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Bernstein Serenade

            Adele Anthony, violin

Mahler Symphony No. 1

 

February 2-3, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Schubert Rosamunde Overture

Gershwin Piano Concerto in F

Bernstein Symphony No. 2 <The Age of Anxiety>

            Conrad Tao, piano

 

February 9, 2018

College of Charleston

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Edward Hart The Caged Bird Sings for Tenor and Ensemble

Nathan Michel Shelter (2002) 

Yiorgos Vassilandonakis New Work           

 

February 23-24, 2018

First Presbyterian, Springfield IL

Second Presbyterian, Bloomington IL

Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Mozart Symphony No. 1

Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme

            Ruth Marshall, cello

Mozart Symphony No. 41 <Jupiter>

 

March 2-3, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

            Sejoon Park, piano

Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben

 

March 9, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Young Peoples Concert

Carneigie Hall Link-Up

 

March 18, 2018

Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Johns Island

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major BWV1049

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 9 in E flat K271

Caleb Borick, piano

Bloch Concerto Grosso No. 1

 

March 23-24, 2018

BCPA, Bloomington IL

Sangamon Auditorium, Springfield IL

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Bach-Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor

Poulenc Organ Concerto

            Felix Hell, organ

Saint-Saens Organ Symphony

 

March 30-31, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Webern Funf Satze

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 26 <Coronation>

            Sandra Wright Shen, piano

Mozart Symphony No. 41 <Jupiter>

 

April 13-14, 2018

Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston SC

Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1

            Yuriy Bekker, violin

Beethoven Symphony No. 7

 

April 28-29, 2018

BCPA, Bloomington IL

Sangamon Auditorium, Springfield IL

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven Symphony No. 6 <Pastorale>

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1

            Stephen Hough, piano

 

May 3-4, 2018

BCPA, Bloomington IL

Sangamon Auditorium, Springfield IL

Really Inventive Stuff

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Concert for Kids

Beethoven Symphony No. 5

Kapilow Green Eggs and Ham

Rossini Overture to The Barber of Seville