Awadagin Pratt, winner of the Naumberg International Piano Competition and one of the country’s most accomplished pianists, is known for his powerful interpretations and engaging stage presence. His Southern Exposure program includes new works by pathbreaking composer Alvin Singleton.
The dreariness of winter is banished when superstar composer meets superstar pianist! In 2022 Awadagin Pratt performed the world premiere of Jessie Montgomery's new piano concerto Rounds with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. Pratt will return to South Carolina to perform it. This all-American concert also features Copland's Appalachian Spring and the Symphony No. 1 […]
FIREBIRDS OF A FEATHERAyano Kataoka, marimba Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale Takashi Yoshimatsu: Bird Rhythmics Featuring Ayano Kataoka, marimba Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919) STATE OF ASCENSION: Stravinsky’s Song of the Nightingale and The Firebird Suite transform fairy tales into magnificent compositions that will soar and sweep through the Koger Center. Internationally celebrated Ayano Kataoka joins the SC Phil to […]
Since its beginning in 2017, the South Arts Southern Prize & State Fellows event supports the highest quality of art being currently created in the American South. The exhibition featured work from nine State Fellowship recipients, one from each state in the South Arts region. Each featured artist received a $5,000 award after being selected […]
In addition to the four stages of music, the events the community has come to know and love will return on March 18, including: · Get to the Green 5K, 10K and 1-Mile Family Fun Run starts at 7:30 a.m. Registration is now open for Columbia’s largest road race. · St. Pat’s Parade, a one-mile stretch starting on Devine Street […]
The popular wine and food celebration to benefit the SC Philharmonic returns! Join us for a thrilling night that delights the senses and supports your local orchestra - all while raising a glass to the amazing businesses that make Columbia an amazing place to live. Through a partnership with a variety of wineries, foreign and […]