Tag Archives: Morihiko Nakahara

Great Movie Music Sets Mood and Leaves Lasting Impression

by Kelly Davis From Leonard Bernstein’s On the Waterfront and West Side Story to classics from Stanley Kubrick’s films and the wizarding world of Harry Potter, three of our upcoming concerts feature well-known scores from popular films past and present. … Continue reading

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Blue jeans or ball gown?

When the SC Philharmonic first launched Beethoven and Blue Jeans, it seemed like quite the novelty – breaking down the stereotype of what may be considered acceptable attire for a classical concert. These days, it’s not unusual to see a … Continue reading

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30,000 Reasons to Love the Symphony League

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger Yesterday afternoon several members of the Symphony League came by the office to present another check to us. I write that as if it is something we take for granted. “Oh yes, the League came by again … Continue reading

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SC Phil Extends Morihiko’s Contract for Four More Years!

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger I am beyond delighted that the SC Philharmonic Board and Morihiko have agreed to a four-year extension of his contract. The relationship between an orchestra executive director and a music director can be tricky. Music directors … Continue reading

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In Link Up, the Kids are the Stars

Singer and actress Catherine Hunsinger says being on stage with the SC Phil for Link Up is more enjoyable and inspiring than any other performance she does.  Let me begin by telling you that Carnegie Hall’s Link Up children’s concert … Continue reading

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New Music and a Bassoon Solo – No Riots, Please

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger For the average person, new music may not be a major draw to the concert hall. Why would it be? We’ve likely not heard of the composer before. The orchestra is probably going to do some … Continue reading

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A Report Card, of Sorts

by Rhonda P. Hunsinger The League of American Orchestras (LAO) conducts a statistical survey annually so that we can compare ourselves to orchestras of similar size across the U.S. Since most cities of our size only have one professional orchestra, … Continue reading

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