South Carolina Philharmonic


Russian Fireworks


Masterworks 1
7:30 p.m. | Koger Center for the Arts

Sponsored by Pat & Tom Fortson

Sayaka Shoji dazzled in March’s performance of Mendelssohn. Now she’s back, with members of "Fort Jackson's Own" 282nd Army Band, to light the fuse on a new season - and the Russian Fireworks - in an all-Russian composers season opener.

SHOSTAKOVICH  Festive Overture
With members of “Fort Jackson’s Own” 282nd Army Band

TCHAIKOVSKY  Violin Concerto
Sayaka Shoji, violin | Sponsored by BB&T
(Watch Sayaka perform this piece on YouTube)

PROKOFIEV  Symphony No. 5

Audio program notes coming soon!

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  • Individual-concert tickets are $47, $39, $31, $23, or $17. Click to see pricing and a seat map.
  • Call 803.251.2222, or visit the Koger Center Box Office (806 Park St.) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F.
  • 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.
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Concert programs, artists, dates, and times subject to change.

Going to the concert?

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. The partner for this concert is Lighthouse for Life.

About Lighthouse for Life

Lighthouse for Life is a 501c3 non-profit organization seeking to take steps against sex trafficking. We desire to see everyone joined together to put a stop to the trafficking of our loved ones around us. We also desire to provide grace and restoration to victims being rescued from trafficking. Learn more at

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