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Upcoming Events

Sep 10

Prints in Clay Photography Exhibit

9:00 am
“What she didn’t realize … was that some of the indentations in the bricks are the fingerprints of the slave who made them. And when I go and I put my fingers in those prints, … Read More
Sep 21

Rach 3

7:30 pm
Juilliard-trained pianist Stewart Goodyear joins the CSO to perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Perhaps the most technically challenging piano concerto ever written, this virtuosic piece is fiendishly hard to play, visually stunning to watch, … Read More
Sep 22

Rach 3

7:30 pm
Juilliard-trained pianist Stewart Goodyear joins the CSO to perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Perhaps the most technically challenging piano concerto ever written, this virtuosic piece is fiendishly hard to play, visually stunning to watch, … Read More
Sep 23

Bill Burr

7:00 pm
BILL BURR, SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 16 RESCHEDULED, NEW DATE, SEPTEMBER 23 AT 7PM & 10PM. TICKETS ISSUED FOR EVENT WILL BE HONORED FOR THE RESCHEDULED DATE AND TIME. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND PLEASE … Read More
Sep 23

Bill Burr

10:00 pm
BILL BURR, SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 16 RESCHEDULED, NEW DATE, SEPTEMBER 23 AT 7PM & 10PM. TICKETS ISSUED FOR EVENT WILL BE HONORED FOR THE RESCHEDULED DATE AND TIME. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND PLEASE … Read More
Sep 24

Reese Witherspoon Whiskey in a Teacup Tour

6:30 pm
REESE WITHERSPOON WHISKEY IN A TEACUP, SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 18 RESCHEDULED, NEW DATE AND TIME, SEPTEMBER 24 AT 6:30PM.   TICKETS ISSUED WILL BE HONORED FOR THE RESCHEDULED DATE AND TIME. IF YOU ARE UNABLE … Read More
Sep 29

A Tribute To Louis And Ella With Byron Stripling

7:30 pm
Trumpeter/vocalist Byron Stripling and vocalist Carmen Bradford join the CSO for an evening of jazz duets and solos in celebration of American legends Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. Featuring hits from the Great American Songbook, … Read More
Sep 30

Jay Leno

7:30 pm
Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist…Jay Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest … Read More
Oct 6

An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth

7:30 pm
Emmy Award® and Tony Award® winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award® for Best … Read More
Oct 9

Eddie Izzard: Believe Me

8:00 pm
“Eddie Izzard has done something which would be a terrifying concept for many performers. He has stripped away the barriers and given a candid account of his life so far. The result is an expectantly … Read More
Oct 23

Emanuel Ax

7:30 pm
Born in modern day Lvov, Poland, Emanuel Ax moved to Winnipeg, Canada, with his family when he was a young boy. He is a winner of the Young Concert Artist Award, Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, Michaels Award … Read More
Oct 26

Ode To America!

7:30 pm
Join the CSO as we celebrate the best of American classical music! Copland’s pioneering Symphony No. 3 includes the famous Fanfare for the Common Man—a work that epitomizes the sound of America. In addition, CSO … Read More
Oct 27

Ode To America!

7:30 pm
Join the CSO as we celebrate the best of American classical music! Copland’s pioneering Symphony No. 3 includes the famous Fanfare for the Common Man—a work that epitomizes the sound of America. In addition, CSO … Read More
Oct 28

An Evening With Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen

8:00 pm
The Charleston Gaillard Center and NS2 Present An Evening With Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen. Texas gentlemen, Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen, are joining forces for an up-close- and-personal concert. Just two old … Read More
Nov 2

TobyMac

7:00 pm
Known for selling out arenas, multi-platinum selling artist TobyMac and his DiverseCity Band will embark on the unprecedented “TobyMac & DiverseCity Band: The Theater Tour” with special guest Ryan Stevenson. Offering fans an unprecedented, intimate … Read More
Nov 3

Heather Land – I Ain’t Doin It

7:30 pm
VIP Light Pink Seats Include Pre-show Meet & Greet. THE CHARLESTON GAILLARD CENTER & NS2 PRESENT Heather Land. Heather has a knack for finding the funny out of the frustrating. Leaving no stone (or people) … Read More
Nov 9

An Evening With Keb’ Mo’

7:30 pm
It all took off for Keb’ Mo’ in 1994 with the self-titled release under his newly coined Keb’ Mo’ moniker, and over the years, he has proven that he is a musical force that defies typical genre labels. Album … Read More
Nov 16

Mendelssohn and Grieg

7:30 pm
World-famous tenor Rodrick Dixon returns to Charleston to perform with the CSO, singing Benjamin Britten’s Saint Nicolas. Additionally, pianist Jihye Chang performs Felix Mendelssohn’s delightful Piano Concerto No. 1. Unlike many other young prodigies of … Read More
Nov 17

Mendelssohn and Grieg

7:30 pm
World-famous tenor Rodrick Dixon returns to Charleston to perform with the CSO, singing Benjamin Britten’s Saint Nicolas. Additionally, pianist Jihye Chang performs Felix Mendelssohn’s delightful Piano Concerto No. 1. Unlike many other young prodigies of … Read More
Nov 18

Monty Python’s Spamalot

7:30 pm
The Tony Award® winning Best Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot, begins its search for the Holy Grail in the Fall of 2018. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and the … Read More
Dec 4

Holiday Brass with Doc Severinsen and Phil Smith

7:30 pm
Don’t miss the Charleston Symphony brass as they perform holiday classics with Doc Severinsen, legendary trumpet player, and former band leader for “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson!” Also joining is Phil Smith, the former Principal … Read More
Dec 8

Big Band Holidays with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

7:30 pm
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis bring out the magic of the holiday with soulful renditions of holiday classics. Featuring fresh arrangements, playful improvisation and entertaining storytelling, they celebrate the most wonderful time … Read More
Dec 9

Chris Tomlin Christmas: Christmas Songs of Worship

7:30 pm
From his rural Texas roots, cutting his chops on his father’s Country-Western record collection, to the small Baptist church where he was first compelled by congregational singing, and now in his current position as the … Read More
Dec 11

Swingin’ Christmas With Tony Desare

7:30 pm
Back by popular demand, celebrated vocalist and pianist Tony DeSare joins the CSO to perform Christmas favorites like “White Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland,” and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” in the enduring style of Bing Crosby … Read More
Dec 21

Vienna Boys Choir

7:00 pm
The Vienna Boys Choir, renowned as one of the finest vocal ensembles in the world for over five centuries, was formally established at Vienna’s Imperial Chapel in 1498 by Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. The many incarnations of the … Read More
Dec 22

Holiday Pops

7:30 pm
Join the CSO and CSO Chorus for our annual celebration of holiday favorites! Principal Pops Conductor, Yuriy Bekker, leads this family friendly holiday tradition, featuring classics like Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Bizet’s Farandole, as well … Read More
Jan 4

Beethoven’s 5th

7:30 pm
Perhaps the most recognizable piece of classical music ever written, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony rose to international prominence during World War II, when the BBC used the symphony’s famous four-note opening to preface daily radio broadcasts. … Read More
Jan 5

Beethoven’s 5th

7:30 pm
Perhaps the most recognizable piece of classical music ever written, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony rose to international prominence during World War II, when the BBC used the symphony’s famous four-note opening to preface daily radio broadcasts. … Read More
Jan 9

Rock of Ages

7:30 pm
Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America! Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic … Read More
Jan 17

Around the World in 80 Minutes

7:30 pm
Experience an evening of symphonic blockbusters from around the world, including Gershwin’s American in Paris, Brahm’s Hungarian Dance, Ravel’s Bolero, and more. Special appearances by Charleston’s Latin percussionist, Gino Castillo, and the Charleston Taiko Drummers.
Jan 22

Martha Graham Dance Company

7:30 pm
The Martha Graham Center continues to be a world leader in the evolving art form of modern dance by leveraging a legacy of innovation. Home to the Martha Graham Dance Company, the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, … Read More
Jan 26

Bobby McFerrin with Ranky Tanky

8:00 pm
The 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival proudly presents an extraordinary collaboration showcasing the great musical explorer Bobby McFerrin with Charleston’s own Ranky Tanky. With 10 Grammy Awards and his #1 global hit Don’t Worry, Be … Read More
Feb 1

Royal Fireworks

7:30 pm
Yuriy Bekker returns to the masterworks stage as both conductor and soloist for an explosive program, featuring Handel’s famous Royal Fireworks. Written to celebrate the end of the War of Austrian Succession, this orchestral suite … Read More
Feb 2

Royal Fireworks

7:30 pm
Yuriy Bekker returns to the masterworks stage as both conductor and soloist for an explosive program, featuring Handel’s famous Royal Fireworks. Written to celebrate the end of the War of Austrian Succession, this orchestral suite … Read More
Feb 5

Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra

7:30 pm
The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra was established in 1956 along with the construction of the famous Shanghai Opera House and is renowned for its interpretation of classical symphony repertoire. The orchestra performs the masterpieces of the world’s … Read More
Feb 19

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

7:00 pm
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an … Read More
Feb 26

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

7:30 pm
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever … Read More
Feb 27

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

7:30 pm
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever … Read More
Mar 1

Romeo and Juliet

7:30 pm
Violinist Robyn Bollinger joins the CSO to perform Paganini’s Violin Concerto, a virtuosic masterpiece that is widely considered the most technically difficult of all violin concertos. Bollinger made her debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra at … Read More
Mar 2

Romeo and Juliet

7:30 pm
Violinist Robyn Bollinger joins the CSO to perform Paganini’s Violin Concerto, a virtuosic masterpiece that is widely considered the most technically difficult of all violin concertos. Bollinger made her debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra at … Read More
Mar 4

Joe Bonamassa

8:00 pm
Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream. Backed by a stellar band of legendary musicians including Anton Fig (drums), Michael … Read More
Mar 8

Black Violin

7:00 pm
The Charleston Gaillard Center presents Black Violin. Black Violin is currently on tour with their successful Classical Boom Tour with over 40 shows scheduled to close out in 2018. The band will return to the … Read More
Mar 10

American Girl Live

2:00 pm
ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE AT 5:30PM. CLICK HERE TO NAVIGATE TO THE EVENING PERFORMANCE EVENT PAGE. American Girl Live is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along to sleepover camp with some … Read More
Mar 10

American Girl Live

5:30 pm
ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE AT 2PM. CLICK HERE TO NAVIGATE TO THE AFTERNOON PERFORMANCE EVENT PAGE. American Girl Live is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends … Read More
Mar 14

Masquerade!

7:30 pm
World-renowned husband and wife vocalists Dimitri Pittas and Leah Edwards bring the very best of opera and Broadway to their hometown stage. Together with the CSO, Dimitri and Leah will sing selections from the Phantom … Read More
Mar 21

Tap Dogs

7:30 pm
15 INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 1 GLOBAL DANCE SENSATION 12 MILLION TICKET BUYERS CAN’T BE WRONG Hot off an international tour, the global dance sensation TAP DOGS hits the road on an international tour of jaw dropping new surprises. … Read More
Mar 29

Mozart’s Requiem

7:30 pm
The CSO Chorus joins the Charleston Symphony for a monumental rendition of Mozart’s Requiem, the final composition of Mozart’s life, and one of the most famous works ever written. Requiem was commissioned by an anonymous … Read More
Mar 30

Mozart’s Requiem

7:30 pm
The CSO Chorus joins the Charleston Symphony for a monumental rendition of Mozart’s Requiem, the final composition of Mozart’s life, and one of the most famous works ever written. Requiem was commissioned by an anonymous … Read More
Apr 11

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

7:30 pm
The Charleston Gaillard Center presents Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. Founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody … Read More
Apr 19

Russian Romantics

7:30 pm
After becoming an instant hit with the CSO in 2017, beloved pianist Joyce Yang returns to Charleston to close out the season with a night of Russian romantic music. Yang will play Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto … Read More
Apr 20

Russian Romantics

7:30 pm
After becoming an instant hit with the CSO in 2017, beloved pianist Joyce Yang returns to Charleston to close out the season with a night of Russian romantic music. Yang will play Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto … Read More
Apr 23

David Sedaris

7:30 pm
The Best-Selling Author, Humorist and Contributor to This American Life Live at the Charleston Gaillard Center.  David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and … Read More
Apr 27

Classical Celebrity Trio

7:30 pm
The Charleston Gaillard Center is thrilled to present three of the greatest performers in the world of classical music on one stage together. With a career spanning more than 30 years as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, and … Read More