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7:26 pm on Friday May 24, 2013

Sharks vs. Jets at the Customs House this Sunday

The Sharks will take on the Jets this Sunday at 8 p.m. behind the U.S. Custom House. That’s because the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and some guests will be playing selections from West Side Story. 
9:48 am on Friday January 18, 2013

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the Holy City

Image by Flickr user U.S. Embassy New Delhi From a Charleston Symphony Orchestra performance to the annual memorial parade, Charleston will honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the coming weekend. Over the next several days,...
3:51 am on Friday September 21, 2012

A free orchestra and food truck pairing in Hampton Park

Image by Flickr user Ahorcado The Charleston Symphony’s top brass and percussion are playing a free concert tonight, September 21, at 5:30 p.m. in Hampton Park. Also on scene will be many of Charleston's food trucks: Foodie Truck, Hello My Name Is...
12:37 pm on Tuesday March 6, 2012

Charleston Symphony Orchestra to play at St. Helena's church celebration (Sold out)

(Updates at the bottom.) As the Parish Church of St. Helena continues its Tricentennial Celebration, they'll host the Charleston Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, March 10, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and students are free. According to Pat...
1:06 am on Saturday November 19, 2011

After near collapse, Charleston Symphony Orchestra sets a new record in ticket sales

Image by Flickr user tony.eckersley It wasn't long ago that the Charleston Symphony Orchestra was in death throws, now the news is record ticket sales — though details are non-existant on dollar flows.
9:30 am on Monday January 24, 2011

Charleston symphony back on track (update: appoints new board president)

Image by Flickr user JamesongravityFirst reporting, updates at the bottom.) The Charleston Symphony Orchestra was forced to call it quits after funding for the remainder of the 2010-11 season fizzled out, but the tides haves turned and the shows...
3:42 am on Wednesday January 12, 2011

Charleston Symphony Orchestra opens their 75th season on Friday

Image by CSOThe Charleston Symphony Orchestra will make it's triumphant return to the stage this Friday, January 14th, with the first of three Masterworks Series concerts. Friday’s concert marks the official opening of the symphony’s 75th season....
9:59 am on Monday December 13, 2010

Here's the story behind Second Sunday's choral flashmob on King Street

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra and the Charleston Symphony Chorus surprised the shoppers on King Street at Second Sunday on King with a spontaneous performance of the 'Hallelujah Chorus.' More than 70 members of the Charleston Symphony Chorus...
3:28 am on Tuesday October 26, 2010

CSO music director Stahl loses battle against lymphoma (update: more complicated for CSO now)

Image by David Stahl Update October 26: The Post and Courier writes about the ill timing of Stahl's death as his loss further complicates and already complicated set of issues for the financially ailing Charleston Symphony Orchestra. The paper has a...
11:40 am on Monday October 11, 2010

Businesses, donors and music lovers show support for the CSO

Image by Flickr user Photo PhiendThe Charleston Symphony Orchestra's 75th anniversary concert was a smashing success, almost filling the Gailliard Auditorium and bringing in $115,000 in contributions, ticket sales and sponsorships. The Friday night...