Wolfgang & Wine: A Musical Journey with the SC Philharmonic

Don’t miss Wolfgang & Wine presented by the South Carolina Philharmonic on March 23rd at 7:30 pm at the Koger Center for the Arts. Conducted by Music Director Morihiko Nakahara, this enchanting evening of music will feature a captivating program that includes compositions by Gabriela Ortiz, Richard Strauss, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

The concert opens with Gabriela Ortiz’s “La Calaca,” a piece that delves into the rich traditions of the Day of the Dead festival. Following this, audiences will be treated to Richard Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 1 in Eb Major, showcasing the remarkable talent of SC Phil Principal Horn, Kenneth Turner.

The highlight of the evening is Mozart’s timeless masterpiece, the Requiem, performed by four soloists and accompanied by 140 vocalists from the Columbia Choral Society and The Masterworks Choir from Florence, SC.

Prior to the concert, don’t miss the pre-concert wine tasting event in the Large Rehearsal Room at Koger, starting at 6 pm. Separate tickets are required for the wine tasting, where attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy wines from the lands of the featured composers and experience a performance by the SCP Youth Orchestra Cello Choir.

Wolfgang & Wine is made possible thanks to the generous support of sponsors Pat and Tom Fortson and Terminix. The event also receives grant support from the City of Columbia H-Tax Grant Program, the Richland County H-Tax Grant Program, and the South Carolina Arts Commission.

Tickets for Wolfgang & Wine range from $25 to $55 and can be purchased at www.scphilharmonic.com or by calling 803-251-2222.

Join the South Carolina Philharmonic for an unforgettable evening of sublime music and delightful wines. For more information about the concert and the SC Philharmonic, please visit SCPhilharmonic.com.


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