Greenville Symphony Orchestra

Concerts & Tickets

Composers Are Smiling

Friday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 1 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 2 at 3:00 p.m.

The Gunter Theatre

Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor
Anthony Marotta, clarinet
Tickets: $41

Walton: Facade (Hugh Floyd, Reciter)
Milhaud: Le Boeuf sur le Toit, Op. 58
Shostakovich: Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 1
Shostakovich: The Age of Gold, Op. 22a (Ballet)
Anderson: The Typewriter
Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue and Riffs

Humor in music and musical jokes will make you laugh out loud in this boisterous chamber orchestra concert.  From the rhythmical narration of funny texts in Walton's Facade to the haughty street songs and dances in Shostakovich's Jazz Suite to the Greenville premiere of Bernstein's cross-over composition originally written for the legendary Woody Herman and his Big Band, featuring GSO Principal Clarinetist Anthony Marotta.

Purchase tickets to "Composers Are Smiling" online through the Peace Center website.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.