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Dec 2

Charlotte Ballet’s Nutcracker

2:00 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS NUTCRACKER. Performed by the Charlotte Ballet with music from The Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Celebrate the magical sights and sounds of the holidays at Charlotte Ballet’s Nutcracker! Join us on a … Read More
Dec 2

Charlotte Ballet’s Nutcracker

7:00 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS NUTCRACKER. Performed by the Charlotte Ballet with music provided by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Celebrate the magical sights and sounds of the holidays at Charlotte Ballet’s Nutcracker! Join us on … Read More
Dec 3

Charlotte Ballet’s Nutcracker

2:00 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS NUTCRACKER. Performed by the Charlotte Ballet with music provided by The Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Celebrate the magical sights and sounds of the holidays at Charlotte Ballet’s Nutcracker! Join us on … Read More
Dec 8

Sound Health: Music and the Mind

1:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS SOUND HEALTH: MUSIC AND THE MIND. The Charleston Gaillard Center is proud to present world famous soprano Renée Fleming in a multi-media event on the subject of “Sound Health: Music and … Read More
Dec 9

Renée Fleming

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS RENéE FLEMING. One of the most beloved and celebrated musical ambassadors of our time, soprano Renée Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry, and compelling stage presence. Known … Read More
Dec 14

Mike Birbiglia: The New One

7:00 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE NEW ONE. Neil Genzlinger of The New York Times called Mike Birbiglia’s recent show Thank God For Jokes, “the best night I’ve spent in a theater in … Read More
Dec 16

CSO’s Annual Holiday Pops

7:30 pm
Amanda Castellone, soprano Megan Moore, mezzo-soprano Yuriy Bekker, principal pops conductor Festive fun for the whole family! Join the CSO and the CSO Chorus for our annual holiday celebration! Principal Pops Conductor, Yuriy Bekker, leads … Read More
Dec 19

The Hot Sardines

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS THE HOT SARDINES. Fueled by the belief that classic jazz feeds the heart and soul, the Hot Sardines are on a mission to make old sounds new again and prove … Read More
Dec 20

Canadian Brass

7:30 pm
Canadian Brass CSO Brass Quintet The world-famous Canadian Brass returns after their sold-out performance in 2016 with the CSO Brass for a new spectacular Christmas program! Masters of performance, Canadian Brass has developed a uniquely … Read More
Jan 5

Brahms

7:30 pm
RESCHEDULED FROM SEPTEMBER 15 AND 16, 2017, DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA Music Director, Ken Lam, conducts the Charleston Symphony Orchestra in Johannes Brahms’ joyous Symphony No. 2. This exciting program opens with Dvořák’s tone poem, Midday Witch, … Read More
Jan 6

Brahms

7:30 pm
RESCHEDULED FROM SEPTEMBER 15 AND 16, 2017, DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA Music Director, Ken Lam, conducts the Charleston Symphony Orchestra in Johannes Brahms’ joyous Symphony No. 2. This exciting program opens with Dvořák’s tone poem, Midday Witch, … Read More
Jan 9

Riverdance

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS THE JILL AND JOHN CHALSTY BROADWAY SERIES RIVERDANCE. The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, … Read More
Jan 10

Riverdance

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS THE JOHN AND JILL CHALSTY BROADWAY SERIES RIVERDANCE. The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, … Read More
Jan 12

CSO Concerto Evening

7:30 pm
Ivan Moshchuk, piano Ken Lam, conductor     Program Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins and Violoncello in B minor Alfred Schnittke Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Two Solo Violins Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto for … Read More
Jan 13

CSO Concerto Evening

7:30 pm
Ivan Moshchuk, piano Ken Lam, conductor     Program Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins and Violoncello in B minor Alfred Schnittke Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Two Solo Violins Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto for … Read More
Jan 18

Gershwin and Bernstein Take New York and Tonight, Tonight Gala

7:00 pm
Gershwin and Bernstein Take New York Leah Edwards, soprano Paul Sanchez, piano Yuriy Bekker, principal pops conductor George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein captured New York City’s essence and became the iconic musical voices of their … Read More
Jan 19

5 Browns

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS THE 5 BROWNS. The 5 Browns – Ryan, Melody, Gregory, Deondra and Desirae –all attended New York’s Juilliard School, where they were the first family of five siblings ever admitted. … Read More
Jan 20

Kenny G

8:00 pm
The 4th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival welcomes Kenny G to the Gaillard Center. In a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, Pop and … Read More
Jan 25

Pink Martini

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS PINK MARTINI. Drawing inspiration from music all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop – Thomas Lauderdale founded the “little orchestra” Pink Martini in 1994 … Read More
Jan 27

John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous

7:00 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS JOHN MULANEY: KID GORGEOUS. JOHN MULANEY is an Emmy Award winning writer and comedian. He most recently starred in the Broadway hit, “Oh, Hello on Broadway” alongside Nick Kroll. In … Read More
Jan 28

Cabaret

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS THE JOHN AND JILL CHALSTY BROADWAY SERIES CABARET. Based on Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award®-winning production, SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL’S (Into the Woods and Chicago, the … Read More
Jan 30

Go, Dog. Go!

12:30 pm
Appropriate for Grades: 3yrs-2nd PRESENTED BY THE GAILLARD EDUCATION INITIATIVE Go, Dog. Go! brings the adventures of P.D. Eastman’s book to life in a frolicking musical dog party. The cast of this beloved preschool favorite has … Read More
Feb 2

Classical Bernstein and Gershwin

7:30 pm
Conrad Tao, piano Ken Lam, conductor     Program Leonard Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs George Gershwin Piano Concerto in F major Leonard Bernstein Symphony No. 2 The Age of Anxiety Pre-concert conversations by the … Read More
Feb 3

Classical Bernstein and Gershwin

7:30 pm
Conrad Tao, piano Ken Lam, conductor     Program Leonard Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs George Gershwin Piano Concerto in F major Leonard Bernstein Symphony No. 2 The Age of Anxiety Pre-concert conversations by the … Read More
Feb 6

Darius & Twig

1:00 pm
Appropriate for Grades: 5th-8th PRESENTED BY THE GAILLARD EDUCATION INITIATIVE Can two friends break away from the city to live their dreams? On Harlem’s 145th Street, teenage best friends Darius and Twig dream of a … Read More
Feb 7

Darius Rucker Big Band Concert

7:30 pm
SOLD OUT The Beacon Community Bank Presents, Darius Rucker: Big Band Concert. Join Darius Rucker as he performs the songs of Frank Sinatra, benefiting the Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. Sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. Peter … Read More
Feb 8

Travis Wall’s SHAPING SOUND, After The Curtain

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS TRAVIS WALL: SHAPING SOUND, AFTER THE CURTAIN. Through his Emmy Award winning work on “So You Think You Can Dance”, Travis Wall has established himself as one of America’s favorite … Read More
Feb 9

Under The Streetlamp

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS UNDER THE STREETLAMP. Featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including Jersey Boys, Under the Streetlamp is a concert celebration of classic hits of the American Radio Songbook from … Read More
Feb 10

Diana Krall: Turn Up The Quiet World Tour 2017-2018

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS DIANA KRALL: THRUN UP THE QUIET WORLD TOUR 2017-2018 WITH NS2 AND SUPPORT FROM RUSTY’S COOL GUITARS. Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall, is coming to … Read More
Feb 12

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

1:00 pm
Appropriate for Grades: 2nd-7th PRESENTED BY THE GAILLARD EDUCATION INITIATIVE This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of … Read More
Feb 22

Shh! We Have a Plan

12:30 pm
Appropriate for Grades: 3yrs-2nd PRESENTED BY THE GAILLARD EDUCATION INITIATIVE Shh! We have a Plan is the enchanting new theatre production by the multi award winning Theatre Company Cahoots Northern Ireland. A nonverbal tale featuring … Read More
Feb 23

Mavis Staples

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS MAVIS STAPLES. Mavis Staples is living, breathing history. She is an alchemist of American music, having continuously crossed genre lines like no musician since Ray Charles. Weaving herself into the … Read More
Feb 24

Air Supply

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS AIR SUPPLY. Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock met on May 12, 1975, the first day of rehearsals for Jesus Christ Superstar in Sydney, Australia; they became instant friends with their … Read More
Mar 2

A Hero’s Life

7:30 pm
Sejoon Park, piano Ken Lam, conductor     Program Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben Pre-concert conversations by the Music Director or his assistants are held from 6:30-7:15pm … Read More
Mar 3

A Hero’s Life

7:30 pm
Sejoon Park, piano Ken Lam, conductor     Program Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben Pre-concert conversations by the Music Director or his assistants are held from 6:30-7:15pm … Read More
Mar 4

Lewis Black – The Joke’s On US Tour

7:00 pm
Recommended for Mature Audiences  Lewis Black, Grammy Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical … Read More
Mar 6

Venice Baroque Orchestra

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS THE VENICE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA Founded in 1997 by Baroque scholar and harpsichordist Andrea Marcon, the Venice Baroque Orchestra is recognized as one of the very finest period instrument ensembles. The … Read More
Mar 10

Celebrate L’Italia!

7:30 pm
Maria Antunes, soprano Martin Nusspaumer, tenor Yuriy Bekker, principal pops conductor The CSO celebrates everything Italian! Let the CSO whisk you away to the opulent, rich, and fun culture of Italy through its incredible music. … Read More
Mar 17

Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny

11:00 am
Appropriate for Grades: 3yrs-2nd PRESENTED BY THE GAILLARD EDUCATION INITIATIVE Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia will add to its acclaimed repertory of outstanding children’s productions with an innovative double-bill adaptation of Margaret Wise Brown and … Read More
Mar 26

My Father’s Dragon

1:00 pm
Appropriate for Grades: K-5th PRESENTED BY THE GAILLARD EDUCATION INITIATIVE Enchantment Theatre Company is thrilled to announce its newest touring production, My Father’s Dragon, based on the beloved book series by Ruth Stiles Gannett. In collaboration … Read More
Mar 27

Million Dollar Quartet

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS The Jill and John Chalsty Broadway Series MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. The Tony® Award winning smash hit Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the recording session that brought together … Read More
Mar 30

Viennese Expressions

7:30 pm
Sandra Wright Shen, piano Ken Lam, conductor     Program Anton Webern Five Movements for strings Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major, “Coronation” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C … Read More
Mar 31

Viennese Expressions

7:30 pm
Sandra Wright Shen, piano Ken Lam, conductor     Program Anton Webern Five Movements for strings Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major, “Coronation” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C … Read More
Apr 3

Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour

6:00 pm
Every person attending Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour, regardless of age, must have a ticket.  Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. … Read More
Apr 10

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live

1:00 pm
Appropriate for Grades: K-5th PRESENTED BY THE GAILLARD EDUCATION INITIATIVE Get ready for the ultimate playdate – 65 million years in the making – as Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides your family on a breathtaking … Read More
Apr 12

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

7:30 pm
The Charleston Gaillard Center presents Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center is to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz through performance, education, and advocacy. … Read More
Apr 13

Beethoven’s Seventh

7:30 pm
Ken Lam, conductor       Program Charles Ives The Unanswered Question Max Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Yuriy Bekker, violin  Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major Pre-concert conversations … Read More
Apr 14

Beethoven’s Seventh

7:30 pm
Ken Lam, conductor       Program Charles Ives The Unanswered Question Max Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Yuriy Bekker, violin Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major Pre-concert conversations … Read More
Apr 20

Carmina Burana

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS The Nashville Ballet and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Performing Carmina Burana. Featuring 150 singers from The Charleston Symphony Chorus, 60 plus musicians from The Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and three guest … Read More
Apr 21

Carmina Burana

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS The Nashville Ballet and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Performing Carmina Burana. Featuring 150 singers from The Charleston Symphony Chorus, 60 plus musicians from The Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and three guest … Read More
Apr 24

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

7:30 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS THE JOHN AND JILL CHALSTY BROADWAY SERIES A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “NEVER LAUGHED SO … Read More
Apr 29

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!

2:00 pm
THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER PRESENTS DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD KING FOR A DAY! The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back with an all-NEW show for 2017-2018! The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood … Read More