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Upcoming Events

Dec 14

The Ten Tenors

7:30 pm
The TEN Tenors are bringing back their highly acclaimed show Home for the Holidays, after numerous hugely successful tours of the US. This time the ensemble will focus on spreading the cheer at venues primarily … Read More
Dec 17

Sweets With Santa

4:30 pm
Join us on Tuesday, December 17 for our Sweets with Santa event! Listen to holiday tunes, sip on yummy hot cocoa, and bring your list for Santa Claus. There will be a pop-up cafe with … Read More
Dec 18

A Christmas Carol

7:00 pm
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Adapted for the stage by Charles Jones Musical arrangements by John Bennett This celebrated Charles Jones adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol from Nebraska Theatre Caravan is rich with thrilling ensemble music, … Read More
Dec 20

Holiday Pops

7:30 pm
Experience one of Charleston’s all-time favorite traditions. Yuriy Bekker leads the Symphony in a festive mix of symphonic and popular music that will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit. This annual sell-out … Read More
Dec 21

Holiday Pops

7:30 pm
Experience one of Charleston’s all-time favorite traditions. Yuriy Bekker leads the Symphony in a festive mix of symphonic and popular music that will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit. This annual sell-out … Read More
Jan 10

Bach’s Brandenburg

7:30 pm
It is difficult to imagine that anyone would ever consider the music of Johann Sebastian Bach overwrought and exaggerated, but this is indeed how many nineteenth century music critics interpreted his work. They labeled this … Read More
Jan 11

Bach’s Brandenburg

7:30 pm
It is difficult to imagine that anyone would ever consider the music of Johann Sebastian Bach overwrought and exaggerated, but this is indeed how many nineteenth century music critics interpreted his work. They labeled this … Read More
Jan 14

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

7:30 pm
PROGRAM DOVE Sunshine  RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No.2  Interval SIBELIUS Symphony No.2  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Mark Wigglesworth Conductor Olga Kern Piano For more than seven decades the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) has been at the forefront … Read More
Jan 23

From Russians with Love

7:30 pm
Who better to conduct classics by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky than our own favorite Belarusian, Yuriy Bekker? Join us for an evening of Russian symphonic and popular music, including Flight of the Bumblebee, … Read More
Jan 25

Monty Alexander Trio + Jane Monheit + Freddy Cole + Charleston Jazz Orchestra

7:30 pm
The 6th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival proudly presents a star-studded evening at the Gaillard Center! It begins with a performance by the Monty Alexander trio, followed by the Charleston Jazz Orchestra with vocalists Jane Monheit … Read More
Jan 31

Bandstand

7:30 pm
WELCOME HOME THE SOLDIERS CAME HOME TO A NEW AMERICA AND MADE MUSIC THAT INSPIRED THE NATION. From three-time Tony® winner and Hamilton choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, comes a poignant and inspiring new American musical that … Read More
Feb 7

Conrad Tao Plays Brahms

7:30 pm
Conrad Tao returns to Charleston after an astounding performance with the CSO in 2018. The former child prodigy is among the greatest living piano players in the world, and has begun to establish himself as … Read More
Feb 8

Conrad Tao Plays Brahms

7:30 pm
Conrad Tao returns to Charleston after an astounding performance with the CSO in 2018. The former child prodigy is among the greatest living piano players in the world, and has begun to establish himself as … Read More
Feb 9

Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus: The Musical!

2:00 pm
Join the Charleston Gaillard Center’s Education and Community Outreach Program for this public performance of Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus! (The Musical). 3,000 students will see the performance the following day.  Everyone attending … Read More
Feb 11

Tony Bennett

7:30 pm
Tickets on sale Friday, December 13 at 10am. Members receive pre-sale access and will receive an email once their access begins. Learn more about becoming a member here. “We aren’t likely to see a recording … Read More
Feb 28

Scheherazade

7:30 pm
East meets West as the Charleston Symphony performs Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, which is based on the collection of middle-eastern folk tales, One Thousand and One Nights. In Rimsky-Korsakov’s own words, “The Sultan Schariar, convinced that all … Read More
Feb 29

Scheherazade

7:30 pm
East meets West as the Charleston Symphony performs Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, which is based on the collection of middle-eastern folk tales, One Thousand and One Nights. In Rimsky-Korsakov’s own words, “The Sultan Schariar, convinced that all … Read More
Mar 5

Little Big Town

8:00 pm
All PINK seats are Platinum Seating. GRAMMY, ACM, CMA, and AMA Award-winning group, Little Big Town — consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook — first entered the music scene … Read More
Mar 6

Little Big Town

8:00 pm
All PINK seats are Platinum Seating. GRAMMY, ACM, CMA, and AMA Award-winning group, Little Big Town — consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook — first entered the music scene … Read More
Mar 7

Viva Momix

7:30 pm
Combining illusion, beauty, magic, fun and inventiveness, VIVA MOMIX features everything that MOMIX is known for. Recognized internationally for presenting work of exceptional innovation and physical artistry, MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists under the … Read More
Mar 10

Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles

7:30 pm
Featuring: Emmy Award Winner and Grammy® Nominee – Clint Holmes; 10-time Grammy® Award Winner, 10-time Dove Award Winner, Soul Train Award Winner, 2-time NAACP Image Award nominated, & Gospel Music Hall of Famers – Take … Read More
Mar 12

Ranky Tanky with the CSO

7:30 pm
In just over one year since the release of their debut album, Ranky Tanky has taken America’s jazz scene by storm. Fresh off of performances at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Ranky Tanky is joining … Read More
Mar 27

Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony

7:30 pm
The inspiration for Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphonywas, unsurprisingly, a trip to Scotland. Mendelssohn reportedly enjoyed his time in Edinburgh immensely, touring the highlands, meeting with famous writer Sir Walter Scott, and attending bagpipe competitions. Were Mendelssohn … Read More
Mar 28

Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony

7:30 pm
The inspiration for Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphonywas, unsurprisingly, a trip to Scotland. Mendelssohn reportedly enjoyed his time in Edinburgh immensely, touring the highlands, meeting with famous writer Sir Walter Scott, and attending bagpipe competitions. Were Mendelssohn … Read More
Mar 29

MasterChef Junior Live!

7:00 pm
Something tasty is heading to your hometown!  Don’t miss this year’s newest hit tour – MasterChef Junior Live! MasterChef Junior Live! is coming to the Charleston Gaillard Center on March 29. Due to popular demand, … Read More
Mar 31

The Play That Goes Wrong

7:30 pm
 Video footage features The Play That Goes Wrong Original Broadway Company. What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London’s award-winning … Read More
Apr 14

Philharmonix

7:30 pm
 Philharmonix brings together three members of the Vienna Philharmonic, two Berlin Philharmonic soloists, one of the most versatile Austrian pianists and an improvising and singing violinist for a deliciously headycocktail of classical, jazz, klezmer, … Read More
Apr 17

Charleston and the New World

7:30 pm
There is perhaps no better way to describe our 2019-2020 season than “an embarrassment of riches.” Dvořák’s New World Symphony hardly needs an introduction. Among the most popular symphonies of all time, From the New … Read More
Apr 18

Charleston and the New World

7:30 pm
There is perhaps no better way to describe our 2019-2020 season than “an embarrassment of riches.” Dvořák’s New World Symphony hardly needs an introduction. Among the most popular symphonies of all time, From the New … Read More
Apr 21

Escape to Margaritaville

7:30 pm
Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. With a book by Emmy Award® winner Greg Garcia (“My Name is Earl,” “Raising Hope”) and … Read More
Apr 25

Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation Band

7:30 pm
MARCUS ROBERTS Pianist/composer, Marcus Roberts, has been hailed “the genius of the modern piano”. His life to date has been featured on an episode of the CBS News television show, 60 Minutes, called “The Virtuoso”.  … Read More
Apr 26

Lake Street Dive – Lounge Around Sounds Tour

7:30 pm
All VIP seats are Light Pink on the seat map. Lake Street Dive brings their Lounge Around Sounds Tour to Charleston! An easy going, semi-acoustic, fireside evening with Lake Street Dive on April 26. Come as you are and sing along as … Read More