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‏‏‎The Florence Symphony Orchestra continues to enrich our community and bring world-class talent to the Pee Dee. The 2019-2020 season features exceptional guest artists, “Out Of This World” special effects, holiday traditions for the entire family, and an array of toe-tapping favorites from the movies we love. Mark your calendars and get your tickets for this exciting 2019-2020 season we will see you on the downbeat! Season tickets on sale now. Call 843-661-2541

"Benny's Back!" October 14, 2019

Dr. Benjamin woods is a longtime friend of the FSO, having served as conductor and Music Director from 1996-2002. Dr. Woods is retired from the music faculty at FMU. He remains sought-after as a concert pianist and guest conductor, and has performed in such iconic venues as Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress, and Carnegie Hall in New York City. Tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center box office at (843) 661-4444.
 
PROGRAM Piano Concerto No. 5 | Beethoven Benjamin Woods, Piano Symphony No. 4 | Tchaikovsky
 

"Out of This World" November 18, 2019

Saxophonist Rodrick Brown joins the FSO in this lively concert with a contemporary piece by John Williams. Mr. Brown is a multi-talented instrumentalist, composer, and arranger, specializing in jazz music. He has been playing professionally for the past 28 years. Then it’s lights out for a trip into the solar system. Get ready to experience Gustav Holst’s best-known composition “The Planets” like you’ve never seen (or heard) before!
Tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center box office at (843) 661-4444.
Program Russian and Ludmilla Overture | Glinka “Escapades” | Williams Roderick Brown, saxophone “The Planets” | Holst
 
 

"Holiday Pops!" December 16, 2019

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This family-friendly concert is sure to put everyone in the spirit of the season with holiday favorites, special guests and a classic sing-a-long. Florence Symphony Orchestra Side-by-Side with the Florence Symphony Youth Orchestra.

“FMU's 50 Years” February 10, 2020

Francis Marion University celebrates its 50th anniversary featuring FMU alumni.
 
PROGRAM “Lincoln Portrait” | Copland “Three Sopranos” | FMU Alumni Symphony No. 7 | Beethoven Bolero | Ravel
 

"FSG’s 50 years" April 27, 2020

We pay tribute to the Florence Symphony Guild’s 50 years of service with a concert featuring favorite movie scores from the past 50 years. Pianist Thomas Pandolfi will treat the audience with “Rhapsody in Blue.”
 
PROGRAM Ride of the Walkure from “Apocalypse Now” | Wagner Symphony 25, mvt. I from “Amadeus” | Mozart Prelude “La Traviata” from “Pretty Woman” | Verdi Clair de Lune from “Atonement” | Debussy Suite from “Swan Lake” from “Black Swan” | Tchaikovsky The theme from Star Wars | Williams Schiendler’s List | Williams Rhapsody in Blue, | Gershwin Thomas Pandolfi – piano
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Phone: (843) 661-2541
Email: manager@florencesymphony.com
FMU Performing Arts Center
201 S. Dargan Street
Florence, SC 29506
Mailing Address
Florence Symphony Orchestra
PO Box 3211
Florence, SC 29502
Mon-Fri: 12pm – 5pm
(843) 661-4444 – Individual Tickets
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