The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform a fall concert conducted by Yuriy Bekker. The program will include Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s final scene from “Eugene Onegin” (featuring opera students Mckenzie Anderson and Bradley Morrison), J.S. Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins (featuring faculty members Lee-Chin Siow and Yuriy Bekker), Astor Piazzolla’s Invierno Porteño and Primavera Porteña from “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires,” Modest Mussorgsky’s “Night on the Bald Mountain,” and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Capriccio Espagnole.”
The College of Charleston Orchestra is a small orchestra consisting primarily of music students from the College. Some of the students are non-music majors who are experienced performers that participate in order to stay active as musicians. Under the direction of Yuriy Bekker, Charleston Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster and Principal Pops Conductor, the chamber orchestra performs twice each year.