South Carolina Philharmonic


Mozart & More


Saturday, 7:30 p.m.| Koger Center for the Arts
Winifred Goodwin, piano
Wendy Cohen, flute


Mozart: Overture to Die Zauberflöte

Francaix: Hommage à l’ami Papageno (Based on Mozart)
Winifred Goodwin, piano

Ibert: Flute Concerto
Wendy Cohen, flute

Mozart: Symphony No. 40

Thoughts from Morihiko

“I have a secret: I don’t actually have a degree in orchestral conducting. My initial goal as a conductor was to become a collegiate wind ensemble conductor, and I found a perfect environment at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music to study wind conducting with Rodney Winther. Rod, who just retired from CCM last year, became such an important mentor – I wouldn’t be here without those two years studying with him. One of the pieces I learned at CCM was French composer Jean Françaix’s colorful Hommage à l’ami Papageno for solo piano and wind octet. It’s a witty, delicious ‘medley’ of beloved melodies from Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Speaking of this opera, we’ll open the concert with its Overture. Plus, speaking of The Magic Flute, we’ll be featuring Wendy Cohen, our own magical flutist, in another French piece, Jacques Ibert’s virtuosic Flute Concerto. To complete the Mozart bookends, we’ll close with his timeless Symphony No. 40.”


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Music for a Cause

In 2012/2013 the SCP again partners with seven local charities to raise money and awareness of their causes. Each charity is featured at a Masterworks concert. This concert's partner charity is:

Rolling Readers

Rolling Readers of the Midlands is a non-profit organization that encourages a love of reading among children through our read aloud program, book give-aways, and tutoring. They focus resources on those who need them most. The majority of those served are low-income and underserved youth in Title One schools, shelters, after-school programs, and child development centers. During the 2011-2012 school year, Rolling Readers served over 6,000 students through the work of over 250 volunteers.

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