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Next USC Symphony Orchestra season offers stellar lineup

Season subscriptions now on sale

The USC Symphony Orchestra’s new season launches in September with Misha Dichter, a giant presence in the piano world for nearly half a century. The season will also include a night of entertaining tunes from the Lerner and Loewe musicals, a concert showcasing two outstanding USC School of Music faculty members, a guest conductor and cellist from China, and musicians sharing the stage with acrobats from Cirque de la Symphonie. Season subscriptions are now on sale.

We’re very excited about this season, the excellent works and soloists that will be featured as well as some of the more unusual offerings.” – Donald Portnoy, music director

The orchestra will also present a special off-season concert commemorating the 70th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgaria’s Jewish population from the Nazis. For the Songs of Life Festival, the orchestra will perform the oratorio “A Melancholy Beauty” with National Folklore Ensemble of Bulgaria. The November 3, 2013, 7:00 p.m., Koger Center for the Arts concert is not part of the regular season. For tickets to this event, contact USC Symphony Orchestra at (803) 777-7500,

See the 2013-2014 season.

Season subscriptions

General public - $150;
 senior citizens, USC faculty and staff - $110; 
students - $45

Single tickets

General public $30
; senior citizens, USC faculty and staff - $25; 
students - $8

Purchase tickets

    •    Koger Box Office, corner of Greene and Park Streets, Columbia, SC 29201, Mon. – Fri. from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    •    By phone at (803) 251-2222, Mon. – Fri. from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    •    Online at
    •    Koger Center lobby starting one hour prior to the performance

Concerts are held at the Koger Center for the Arts (1051 Greene St., Columbia, SC 29201) at 7:30 p.m.
Valet parking (Southern Valet) is a convenient service to our patrons that is available for $5.
For more information, call (803) 777-7500 or email


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