Firebirds of a Feather

Stravinsky’s Song of the Nightingale and The Firebird Suite transforms fairy tales into magnificent compositions that will soar and sweep through the Koger Center.

Guest Artist
Ayano Kataoka, marimba

Date:

Saturday

February 18, 2023
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Koger Center for the Arts

STATE OF ASCENSION: Stravinsky’s Song of the Nightingale and The Firebird Suite transforms fairy tales into magnificent compositions that will soar and sweep through the Koger Center. Internationally celebrated Ayano Kataoka joins the SC Phil to bring Takashi Yoshimatsu’s marimba concerto “Bird Rhythmics” to South Carolina audiences for the first time. Come fly with us.

 

Program Overview

Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale 

Takashi Yoshimatsu: Bird Rhythmics
Featuring Ayano Kataoka, marimba

Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919)

 

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Concert sponsored by Pat & Tom Fortson & Terminix

Guest artist Ayano Kataoka sponsored in part by Val & Dennis Grady

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