ASO announces first concert of the 2020-2021 season!

Tickets for Magnificent Strings will go on sale September 22, 2020.  Please note the following:  We will be following the Etherredge Center’s SC State-approved venue guidelines which permit approx. 50% of regular seating capacity.  We will do our best to provide socially-distanced seating based on the number of tickets sold but cannot guarantee 6-foot distancing between each group (i.e. couple, etc).  All patrons must pass a temperature-check station, masks will be required at all times, there will be no intermission, and hand sanitizer will be available.

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Magnificent Strings

Sunday, October 18, 2020
3:00pm | Etherredge CenterBuy Tickets

Featuring the music of Mozart, Bach, Holst, Elgar, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin and more!

A Little Night Music, K 525… W. A. Mozart
Allegro, Romanze, Menuetto, Rondo

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major…  J. S. Bach
Andante, Allegro

St. Paul Suite, Op. 29… G. Holst
Jig, Ostinato, Intermezzo, Finale

Serenade, Op. 20, E minor… E. Elgar
Allegro, Larghetto, Allegro

Simple Symphony, Op. 4…  B. Britten
Sentimental Saraband, Frolicsome Finale

Jazz Pizzicato…  L. Anderson

Fiddle-Faddle…  L. Anderson

Serenade for Strings, Op. 48, C major…  P. I. Tchaikovsky
Waltz, Finale (Tema Russo)

Porgy & Bess for Strings…  G. Gershwin, arr. W. Zinn

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