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Charleston Symphony Orchestra Masterworks presents


January 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
$25-$98 (+ applicable fees)
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Music Director, Ken Lam, conducts the Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s opening Masterworks concert of the 2017-2018 season featuring Johannes Brahms’ beloved Symphony No. 2. Guest cellist, Julian Schwarz, joins the CSO in performing Édouard Lalo’s Concerto for Violincello on a cello made in Naples by Gennaro Gagliano in 1743. This exciting concert opens with Dvořák’s tone poem, The Noonday Witch, based on an eerie Czech folktale.



Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Midday Witch, Op. 108, B. 196

Édouard Lalo (1823-1892)
Concerto for Violincello in D minor

I. Prélude: Lento – Allegro maestoso
II. Intermezzo: Andantino con moto – Allegro presto
III. Introduction: Andante – Allegro vivace


Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Symphony No. 2 in D major

I. Allegro non troppo
II. Adagio non troppo
III. Allegretto grazioso (Quasi andantino)
IV. Allegro con spirito

Pre-concert conversations by the Music Director or his assistants are held from 6:30-7:15pm prior to each Masterworks performance from the stage.

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