World Class Performers & Classical Music Masterworks

4 performances at College of Charleston Sottile Theatre bring together accomplished chamber musicians from around the world to perform alongside our very own CMC musicians.  Guests who select section “A” seating receive a invitation to special post-concert receptions in the Barnett Garden after the September and March performances.

INDIVIDUAL TICKET PRICES:

$55 Section A concerts 1 and 4, includes post-concert reception
$50 Section A concerts 2 and 3
$40 Section B
$30 Section C
$23 Senior; $8 Student (Section B and C only)

SUBSCRIPTION TICKET PRICES:

$180 Section A
$136 Section B
$100 Section C
$82 Senior; $25 Student/Parent (Section B and C only)

2022-2023 SEASON

TURINA AND BRAHMS

The 2022-23 Ovation Concert Series opens with a return of our good friends from the Musica en Segura Festival in Spain, led by clarinetist Daniel Broncano.  Guests who purchase section “A” seating receive a special invitation to the post-concert reception in the Barnet Courtyard.
Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 3pm
PROGRAM
TURINA La Oraci n del torero Op. 34
TURINA Serenata, Op. 87
BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet in b minor, Op. 115

BEETHOVEN SEPTET

The Ovation Concert series continues with Beethoven’s masterful Septet for Winds and Strings, led by violinist Anthea Kreston.  Additional performing musicians include Ben Weiss, viola; Tim O’Malley, cello; Mary Reed, bass; Charles Messersmith, clarinet; Sandra Nikolajevs, bassoon; Debra Sherrill Ward, horn.
Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 3pm
PROGRAM
MENDELSSOHN Three Pieces for String Quartet
BEETHOVEN Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

SCHUBERT AND DVORAK

We are excited to welcome guest violinist Arnaud Sussmann and pianist Phillip Bush back to Charleston for a program of music from the Romantic era for piano and strings for the third Ovation Concert of the season.  Performing musicians include Arnaud Sussmann and Frances Hsieh, violins; Ben Weiss, viola; Tim O’Malley, cello and Phillip Bush, piano.
Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 3pm
PROGRAM
SCHUBERT Adagio e Rondo Concertante in F Major, D. 487
DVOŘAK Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81

FAURE AND BRAHMS

No season would be complete without our good friends, Amy Schwartz Moretti and Andrew Armstrong, joining our musicians at Sottile Theatre. Additional performing musicians include A Ben Weiss, viola and Tim O’Malley, cello.  Guests with section “A” seating receive an invitation to the post-concert reception in the Barnett Courtyard.
Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 3pm
PROGRAM
FAURE Piano Quartet No. 1 in c minor, Op. 15
BRAHMS Piano Quartet No. 1 in g minor, Op. 25