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Friends of the Charleston Symphony Chorus

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

As a Thank You to the community supporters helping the Chorus produce this April 16th concert, we are hosting a reception, immediately following the performance. Donors who have contributed $100 or more to the CSO Chorus are invited to attend this special reception, and will also have their $35/seat concert tickets upgraded to a specially … Read More

Soloists Named for Brahms’ Requiem

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

We are pleased to announce the two feature soloists for the upcoming performance of Ein Deutsches Requiem on April 16th (Memminger Auditorium, 8:00PM. David Templeton, Baritone For anyone who has not yet had the profound pleasure of hearing David Templeton sing, he is an accomplished Baritone soloist and opera singer, with International and many performances across the US on … Read More

BMW joins as Title Sponsor

Monday, March 21, 2011

Brad Davis, GM of Rick Hendrick Auto in Charleston announced BMW’s support of this Tribute project for Maestro Stahl.  “David was a good friend to our dealership, so we wanted a role in paying a joyful tribute to him.”   BMW Manufacturing Company, in Spartanburg, SC, has also been a long time supporter of the Arts … Read More

Holiday Celebration…hit all the high notes!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Posted Dec 21, 2010 Concert Hall at the Gaillard Auditorium was definitely dressed in its holiday finest, thanks to a heroic effort by volunteer members of the Charleston Symphony Chorus, under creative direction from Faith Pecorella and Sharon Bowers.   Wreaths, swags, garlands, twinkling lights, life-size Toy Soldiers, and beautiful Tiffany-style lamps (on loan from Charleston Lighting) … Read More

The FlashMob Hallelujah!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

What’s a FlashMob? And when can we do it again?! Well it seemed like a normal Second Sunday in December on King Street in downtown Charleston. The morning was a tad drizzly, but as the morning turned to afternoon, seems like the sky and shoppers’ spirits had just started to brighten. Then lo and behold… … Read More

75th Anniversary Concert – October 8th 2010

Sunday, October 10, 2010

posted October 10, 2010  This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. David Stahl was supposed to be on the podium, conducting this magnificent  Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor (The Choral), opening the 75th Anniversary season of the CSO.  But instead he was in the hospital.   Fortunately, the warm and engaging Stuart Malina was back … Read More