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The SC Philharmonic Returns with Appalachian Spring
November 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
The SC Philharmonic returns to the Koger Center stage with a free virtual stream of Appalachian Spring Friday, November 20 at 7:30 PM. This is the first time the orchestra will be back together since its last concert on March 14, 2020. This performance is closed to the public, but will be available for free stream on the SC Philharmonic YouTube channel. The livestream and streaming to Prisma Health facilities is made possible by support from Aflac.
Dick Goodwin: Dessau Dances
William Grant Still: Serenade
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
The program opens with a piece by South Carolina composer, Dick Goodwin, a well-known jazz and big band performer in the Midlands, followed by Serenade by William Grant Sill who was often referred to as “The Dean of African-American composers.” The performance closes with the beloved Appalachian Spring Suite by Aaron Copland, which showcases the theme “Tis a gift to be simple” – perfect for the upcoming Thanksgiving season.