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Koger Center for the Arts

Freeman Sunday Concert


Freeman Sunday Concert
Sunday, December 3, 2023 - 3 p.m.


NOTE: This concert will take place in the School of Music Recital Hall.

The University of South Carolina School of Music's Freeman Sundays @ 3 Concert Series feature the university's renowned music faculty in fresh and vibrant chamber music programs that pair canonic masterpieces alongside brand new works. Ticket sales raise money for student scholarships.

Program for December 3, 2023

Trois Mélodies (1930): Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Le sourire
La fiancée perdue
Serena LaRoche, soprano; Nicholas Susi, piano

Toward the Sea (1981): Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

The Night
Moby Dick
Cape Cod

Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute; Mak Grgic, guitar

At the Marion Opera House (2012): Tayloe Harding (b.19??)

On the Pink Tea
In the Courtroom/Jail
From the Firehouse

Claire Bryant, violoncello; Phillip Bush, piano

Romanian Folk Dances: Béla Bartók

6 movements

Ari Streisfeld, violin; Mak Grgic, guitar

"Sorry/Grateful" from Company: Stephen Sondheim (1930-2021) (arr. Stern)

William Terwilliger, violin

Our Journey Forward for String Sextet, piano, bass, drums: Bert Ligon (b. 1954)

Our Journey Forward
Remembering our Past
Celebrating our Progress
Sharing our Future

Performed by the Bert Ligon Chamber Group: Kristen Harris, violin; (other violins to be listed); Dan Sweaney, viola; Claire Bryant, violoncello; Bert Ligon, piano; Craig Butterfield, bass; Colleen Clark, drums