South Carolina Philharmonic 2022-23: Higdon’s “Cold Mountain” Suite, Yoshimatsu marimba concerto, Copland, Mahler, Beethoven, Piazzolla

Posted on: April 26, 2022

The South Carolina Philharmonic has announced six Masterworks concerts for the 2022-23 season, launching on October 8 with Music Director Morihiko Nakahara leading the Overture of Rossini’s La Scala di seta, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, and Michael Torke’s Sky with violin soloist Tessa Lark. The season will include Piazzolla’s Le Grand Tango with cello soloist Dusan Vukajlovic; Takashi Yoshimatsu’s Bird Rhythmics marimba concerto with soloist Ayano Karaoke; and Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain Suite, a co-commission with New Music for America. The season will conclude in April with Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 (“Titan”) and Copland’s Billy the Kid, the latter featuring the South Carolina Philharmonic and the SCP Youth Orchestra. Other composers featured during the season include Brahms, Coleridge-Taylor, Dvořák, Handel, Mozart, Prokofiev, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky, and Vivaldi.