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Welcome to the Florence Symphony Orchestra (FSO) website. The FSO is proud to be one of the oldest continuously operating symphonies in the state of South Carolina, 66 years and counting! The FSO has exciting plans in the works to enhance patrons’ symphony enjoyment. Please check back often for FSO information and updates.
 
FSO season ticket subscriptions are currently on sale at the FMU Performing Arts Center box office. Please see below or look under the “Calendar of Events” tab located on the top right of this page for detailed FSO concert information. Please note, the FSO Holiday Pops Show, The Smooth Voice of James Torme, is not included in FSO season ticket subscription packages, but discounts to the concert do apply for FSO season ticket holders.
 
The FMU Performing Arts Center box office is open, Monday - Friday from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.  Season ticket subscriptions and individual tickets can be purchased at the box office in person or by phone, 843.661.4444.  The box office accepts cash, check or credit card.  Individual tickets for a performance will go on sale four weeks in advance. 
 
If you have any questions, please call the FSO Office: 843.661.6541, Monday - Friday from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
 
 
The 2015- 2016 Florence Symphony Orchestra Schedule
 

OCTOBER 2015

CONCERT

Festive Opening

Monday, October 12, 2015

7:30 pm

PROGRAM

Short Ride in a Fast Machine - John Adams

Concerto for Piano No. 2 - Sergei Rachmaninov

Feste Romane - Ottorino Respighi

FEATURING

Marina Lomazov, piano

TICKETS

FMU Performing Arts Center Box Office

Monday - Friday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

843.661.4444

On Sale: Monday, September 14, 2015

 

NOVEMBER 2015

CONCERT

Slavic Emotions

Monday, November 16, 2015

7:30 pm

PROGRAM

Russians Sailors Dance - Reinhold Gliere

Concerto for Cello No. 1 - Dmitri Shostakovich

Symphony No. 7 - Antonin Dvorak

FEATURING

Wesley Baldwin, cello

TICKETS

FMU Performing Arts Center Box Office

Monday - Friday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

843.661.4444

On Sale: Monday, October 12, 2015

 

DECEMBER 2015

CONCERT

The Smooth Voice of James Torme

Saturday, December 12, 2015

7:30 pm

PROGRAM

Holiday Pops with James Torme

FEATURING

James Torme, vocals

TICKETS*

FMU Performing Arts Center Box Office

Monday - Friday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

843.661.4444

On Sale: Monday, November 16, 2015

*The Smooth Voice of James Torme is NOT included in FSO 2015-2016 season ticket packages.

 

FEBRUARY 2016

CONCERT

Romance and Tragedy

Monday, February 15, 2016

7:30 pm

PROGRAM

Route 66 - Michael Daugherty

Violin Concerto No. 1 - Max Bruch

Francesca da Rimini - Peter Tchaikovsky

FEATURING

Terris Roberts, violin

TICKETS

FMU Performing Arts Center Box Office

Monday - Friday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

843.661.4444

On Sale: Monday, January 11, 2016

 

MARCH 2016

CONCERT

The Principal Players

Monday, March 21, 2016

7:30 pm

PROGRAM

Sinfonia Concertante, K. 297b - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 8 - Ludwig van Beethoven

FEATURING

Jennifer Brown, clarinet

Claire Compton, oboe

Cliff Gardner, bassoon

Jessica McKeithen, horn

TICKETS

FMU Performing Arts Center Box Office

Monday - Friday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

843.661.4444

On Sale: Monday, February 15, 2016

 

MAY 2016

CONCERT

Symphonic Jazz

Monday, May 2, 2016

7:30 pm

PROGRAM

Symphonette No. 2 - Morton Gould

Black, Brown and Beige Suite - Duke Ellington

TICKETS

FMU Performing Arts Center Box Office

Monday - Friday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

843.661.4444

On Sale: Monday, April 4, 2016

 

 

 

 

 
 
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