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September 2019

Pictures at an Exhibition

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Myrtle Beach High School, 3302 Robert M Grissom Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
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Featuring the Carolina Master Chorale and the Coastal Carolina University Choir Modest Mussorgsky’s famous orchestral showpiece Pictures at an Exhibition (based on paintings by his friend Viktor Hartmann) serves as the focal point for a program of music inspired by visual imagery.  Included are a brilliant portrayal of Fireworks by Igor Stravinsky, a gripping account of the crucifixion from the Virgin Mary’s perspective in Giuseppe Verdi’s Stabat Mater, a dramatic description of the peril and triumph of sea travel in…

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October 2019

Halloween Extravaganza

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Myrtle Beach High School, 3302 Robert M Grissom Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
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Featuring LBS Concertmaster William Terwilliger and actors from Atlantic Stage Our popular concert of macabre masterpieces returns with favorite symphonic classics inspired by the frightful and fantastical. Included are Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, Camille Saent-Saëns’ Danse macabre, dramatic excerpts from the play Peer Gynt (including “Hall of the Mountain King”) by Edvard Grieg, Fantasy on “Faust” for Violin and Orchestra by Pablo de Sarasate, Hector Berlioz’ Symphonie Fantastique, and more!

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January 2020

From Barber to Barber

January 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Myrtle Beach High School, 3302 Robert M Grissom Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
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Featuring pianist Ko-Eun Yi A memorable melody is the main “take away” from listening to a piece of music, whether it’s a catchy, humorous set of tunes such as Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville Overture or the sorrowful, intense melodic unfolding heard in the Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber. Extended compositions are often unified by recalling significant melodies heard in the beginning at the work’s conclusion, as in Brahms’ Symphony No. 3, while the manipulation of a melody…

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March 2020

One Vision: The Music of Queen

March 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Myrtle Beach High School, 3302 Robert M Grissom Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
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Join the Long Bay Symphony and the rock band from Jeans ‘n Classics in a celebration of the unforgettable music of Queen.

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April 2020

Storytellers

April 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Myrtle Beach High School, 3302 Robert M Grissom Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
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Preserving Traditions Featuring alto Jennifer Luiken A program of musical narrative, telling the stories of great (and often neglected) traditions. William Grant Still, considered the “Dean” of African American composers, merged his own heritage into the mainstream symphonic world. Wood Notes, a set of musical images from Still’s birthplace of Woodville, Mississippi, beautifully illustrates this blend of popular and classical styles. Living composer Meira Warschauer honors her Jewish heritage in Like Streams in the Desert, a piece written in honor…

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