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Masterworks at

Sottile Theatre

Choose one evening series – Six Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays at 7:30pm

experie Dvoˇrák Symphony No. 7 - October 17-18-19, 2013 Perry So, guest conductor | Jennifer Luiken, mezzo-soprano Robert Schumann..........Overture to Manfred Franz Schubert..............Selections from various song cycles Antonín Dvoˇrák..............Symphony No. 7

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Sibelius Symphony No. 2 - November 14-15-16, 2013 Christopher Wilkins, guest conductor | Karen Gomyo, violin Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart........ Overture to Cosi Fan Tutte Henryk Wieniawski..................... Violin Concerto No. 2 Jean Sibelius................................ Symphony No. 2

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Symphonie Fantastique - January 9-10-11, 2014 Sean Newhouse, guest conductor | Andrew Armstrong, piano John Harbison.....................Remembering Gatsby (Foxtrot for Orchestra) Sergei Rachmaninoff..........Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Hector Berlioz ....................Symphonie Fantastique

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The 2013-14 Masterworks Series features some of the greatest pieces ever written, outstanding featured performers, and six guest conductors who are Music Director search candidates.

rience Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 - February 6-7-8, 2014 Lawrence Loh, guest conductor | Alexander Kerr, violin

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Ludwig van Beethoven...............Fidelio Overture Samuel Barber..............................Violin Concerto Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.............Symphony No. 6

The Firebird - March 13-14-15, 2014 Ken Lam, guest conductor | Natalia Khoma, cello Ralph Vaughan Williams.............Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus Edward Elgar...............................Cello Concerto Richard Strauss............................Death and Transfiguration Igor Stravinsky.............................Firebird Suite

Saint-Saëns “Organ” Symphony - April 3-4-5, 2014 Michael Butterman, guest conductor | Marina Lomazov, piano Franz Liszt....................................Les préludes Edvard Grieg ...............................Piano Concerto in A minor Camille Saint-Saëns....................Symphony No. 3, “Organ”

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at the historic DOCK STREET THEATRE Led by Yuriy Bekker

Subscribe to all six in this series for less than $30 per concert!

A six concert series on various evenings at 7:30pm – now with reserved seating

Mozart & Dvoˇrák: Night Music Serenades - Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart............... Serenade No. 12 for Winds in C minor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart............... Eine kleine Nachtmusik Antonín Dvoˇrák................................... Serenade for Strings in E major

Festive Holiday Music - Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Regina Helcher Yost, piccolo Ralph Vaughan Williams.................... Fantasia on Greensleeves Gustav Holst....................................... St. Paul’s Suite Antonio Vivaldi................................... Piccolo Concerto in C Giuseppe Torelli.................................. Concerto Grosso in C minor Vivaldi ................................................ Winter from The Four Seasons Arcangelo Corelli................................ Christmas Concerto Plus, traditional holiday favorites including: Jingle Bells, Chanukah oh Chanukah Silent Night, We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Mozart, Rossini, and Barber: Stories and Fairy Tales - Friday, January 3, 2014 Deanna McBroom, soprano | Solomiya Ivakhiv, violin Gioachino Rossini ............................. Cenerentola Overture Samuel Barber..................................... Summer of Knoxville: 1915 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari ........................ I quattro rusteghi (The School for Fathers): Intermezzo Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart............... “Come Scoglio” from Cosi Fan Tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart............... Violin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish”

Bach, Mendelssohn, and Schumann: Masters From Leipzig, Germany - Friday, January 31, 2014 Yuriy Bekker, violin and conductor Volodymyr Vynnytsky, piano | Jessica Hull-Dambaugh, flute Felix Mendelssohn............................. Concerto for Violin, Piano, and Strings Robert Schumann............................... Piano Quartet in E-flat: Andante Cantible Johann Sebastian Bach..................... Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 Felix Mendelssohn ............................ Hebrides Overture

Time Machine: Tchaikovsky’s Dreams and Journeys - Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ................... Mélodie in E-flat major for Violin and Orchestra Valse Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra Serenade for Strings in C major Orchestral Suite No. 4, “Mozartiana,” (Gigue, Menuet, and Thème et variations)

CSO Virtuosi - Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Charles Messersmith, clarinet | Gretchen Roper, clarinet Anthony DiLorenzo ........................... Fire Dance Leonard Bernstein.............................. Dance Suite for Brass Quintet Carl Stamitz......................................... Concerto for Two Clarinets Edward Elgar...................................... Introduction and Allegro for String Quartet and String Orchestra Edward Hart........................................ Commission for String Quartet and String Orchestra (World Premiere) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart............... Divertimento in D major

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at SOTTILE THEATRE New subscriptions start at just $67 for all four concerts!

Choose one evening series - Four Fridays or Saturdays at 7:30pm << Fiesta - October 4-5, 2013 James Stephenson, guest conductor Dancefx Charleston An audience favorite, James Stephenson made his Charleston conducting debut last season with the Holiday Pops concert. This season, he will bring a program created just for the CSO with sultry Latin rhythms and a feisty brass section.

Holiday Pops Sing-A-Long - December 13-14, 2013 >> Albert-George Schram, guest conductor CSO Chorus | Charleston Children’s Chorus Guest conductor Albert-George Schram is Resident Conductor of the Nashville Symphony and also holds regular guest-conducting positions with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, among others. Join in on the traditional holiday classics - it will guarantee to make the season merry and bright.

<< Wicked Divas - January 24-25, 2014 Yuriy Bekker, guest conductor Wicked good! Diva showstoppers from Broadway, opera and popular music take the stage for favorites from the Tony Award-winning musical Wicked. But that’s not all! Enjoy selections from Gypsy, Ragtime, Titanic, and Carmen – all conducted by CSO Concertmaster & Acting Artistic Director, Yuriy Bekker.

Back to Romance - February 14-15, 2014 >> Matt Catingub, guest conductor You’ll fall in love with multi-talented conductor Matt Catingub and the CSO will sweep you off your feet with “When I Fall in Love,” “As Time Goes By” and “Unforgettable.” These are just a few of the great love songs you’ll hear on this romantic Valentine’s program.

Add this special event when placing any subscription order! Holy City Messiah Hallelujah! Now a Lowcountry December tradition, there is no better time of year to enjoy George Frideric Handel’s beloved oratorio that has long been associated with goodwill and charity. Get your tickets in advance as these concerts are sure to sell-out. Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Downtown Charleston | Cathedral St. John the Baptist | 7:30pm

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Our Venues MASTERWORKS & POPS SERIES

CHARLESTON CHAMBER ORCHESTRA SERIES

Sottile Theatre - An elegant performing arts venue located on the College of Charleston campus.

Dock Street Theatre - A historic theatre

with 21st Century amenities in the heart of downtown Charleston. Seating for the Chamber Orchestra Series is reserved for 2013-14 and offers two levels: downstairs and balcony.

44 George St. | Charleston, SC 29401 ORCHESTRA

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Special thanks to our leading donors and sponsors. Claire & James Allen Family Foundation Blue Cross/Blue Shield South Carolina Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. John and Jill Chalsty City of Charleston Ingram Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co., Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Burton R. Schools Speedwell Foundation Mrs. Marlies Tindall Town of Kiawah Island

Subscriber Benefits • Premium seating - Subscribers receive priority seating and returning subscribers get to keep their choice seats year after year • Excellent savings - First time subscribers save up to 50% off single ticket prices and renewal savings continue year after year • Exclusive pre-sales and offers - Subscribers have the opportunity to purchase individual concert tickets before the public, receive special offers, get private discounts, as well as obtain advance notice and seating when new concerts are announced • VIP patron access - Subscribers may enjoy free, flexible subscription ticket exchanges (subject to availability), free lost ticket replacement, and priority service at the box office CSO Patron Services are available to answer any questions Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm by calling (843) 723-7528, ext. 110.

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Masterworks at Sottile Theatre 6 concerts - Choose your evening:

(best seat availability) Thursday

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Pops at Sottile Theatre 4 concerts - Choose your evening:

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Chamber Orchestra at Dock Street Theatre 6 concerts on various evenings - All reserved seating Full Price Orchestra Balcony

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Special Event â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Holy City Messiah: General Admission Number of Your Price Seats Total Tuesday, December 17, 2013 $30 $ Downtown Charleston | Cathedral St. John the Baptist

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