South Carolina Philharmonic


Sayaka in the Spring


Masterworks 5
7:30 p.m. | Koger Center for the Arts

A big name the world over, Sayaka Shoji and her “Recamier” Stradivarius bring a big, intense sound that transitions to delicate, lyrical phrasing. In like a lion, out like a lamb - just like March, as they say.

AKIRA NISHIMURA  Sakurabito (U.S. Premiere)

MENDELSSOHN  Violin Concerto
Sayaka Shoji, violin

TCHAIKOVSKY  Symphony No. 5

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  • Individual-concert tickets are $47, $39, $29, $21, or $17. View seating/pricing.
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  • Discounts available for students and active-duty and retired members of U.S. Armed Forces (phone or in-person orders only).
  • College Rush: college students (with valid ID) can get $5 tickets in the grand tier or balcony (based on availability) from 7 p.m. at the door.
NOTE: Additional fees apply to phone and online orders.

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Music for a Cause

Every season, since 2011, the S.C. Phil selects a group of charity partners from the Midlands to help raise awareness for their causes. Each charity is featured at one Masterworks concert during the season. Tonight’s partner is:


Sistercare’s mission is to provide services and to advocate for domestic violence survivors and their children, and to promote prevention of domestic violence through community awareness and training. Sistercare is the only organization that specifically offers shelter and support services for survivors and their children in Richland, Lexington, Kershaw, Newberry, and Fairfield counties.

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