Season Finale with Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.

Guest Artist
James Ackley, trumpet


April 23, 2022
7:30 PM
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For centuries, composers have brought stories to life through music. As far as stories go, it's hard to top Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov's Scheherazade—a story about one of history's greatest storytellers and the tales she weaves. 

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Program Overview


David Kirkland Garner: Melt (world premiere of the orchestral version) 

Arutunian: Trumpet Concerto
James Ackley, trumpet

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade



The Koger Center for the Arts is located in downtown Columbia at the corner of Assembly and Greene Streets, 1051 Greene Street.

Parking is available at the Discovery Garage behind the facility and usually costs around $10. Accessible parking is located on Park Street.

Additional garages and street parking are located at least one block away, which is a further walk to the theater but may help you avoid the pre-concert rush. View a parking map.

Valet Parking
Valet parking is offered at all Masterworks concerts. The drop off location is in front of the USC School of Music off College Street.

By Soda Cap Connector
The free Soda Cap Connector by the Comet (Route 1) has added a stop on College Street beside Koger Center! You can take the bus to and from the concert for free and avoid the hassle of parking all together! Comet map.

Thanks to Our Sponsors


Notes for Notes Sponsors
David Kirkland Garner Melt: world premiere | Sponsored by Eric Duncan
Arutunian: Trumpet Concerto | Sponsored by Eleanor & Herb Niestat
Rimsky-Korsakov:  Scheherazade | Sponsored by Marcia Stine 

Guest Artist Sponsorship
James Ackley sponsored by Herb & Eleanor Niestat



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Other Ways to Purchase


There are other ways to purchase single concert tickets through the Koger Center Box Office.

By Phone

  • Charge by phone at 803.251.2222.
  • Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.
  • American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa accepted.
  • Additional charges applicable.
  • Single tickets are not available through the SC Philharmonic office.

In-Person at the Koger Center

  • Located at 806 Park St., Columbia SC 29201
  • Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.
  • Accept cash, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa.
  • No additional fees for in-person purchases.

Concert Night

  • Purchase any remaining tickets at the Koger Center ticket kiosk on concert night starting one hour before each concert.

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