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The Charleston Symphony Orchestra presents

Scheherazade

Daniel Moody, Countertenor
CSO Chorus, Dr. Robert Taylor, Director
College of Charleston Concert Choir, Dr. Robert Taylor, Director
Ken Lam, Conductor

 

When
February 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
2020-02-29T19:30:00-05:00
2020-02-29T19:45:00-05:00
cost
$25-$114 (+applicable fees)
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Scheherazade @ Charleston Gaillard Center | Charleston | South Carolina | United States

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 women are false and faithless, vowed to put to death each of his wives after the first nuptial night. But the Sultana Scheherazade saved her life by entertaining her lord with fascinating tales, told seriatim, for a thousand and one nights. The Sultan, consumed with curiosity, postponed from day to day the execution of his wife, and finally repudiated his bloody vow entirely.”

 

IGOR STRAVINSKY
Song of the Nightingale

LEONARD BERNSTEIN
Chichester Psalms

NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Scheherazade  

Please note Orchestra Row DD will be the front row of seating for this performance.