By Charleston Mercury Staff

In honor of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s 80th anniversary season, music lovers in Charleston will be treated to the organization’s “A Night to Remember Gala.” The event will begin at 6 p.m. on September 10, with a silent auction kicking off the activities for the evening.

During the concert, which starts at 7 p.m., the audience will experience Leon Fleischer performing Ravel’s Concerto for the Left Hand, followed by Mozart’s Piano Concert No. 7 for two pianos. Afterwards, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra will perform Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World.”

After the concert, audience members will be invited to take part in a dinner with dancing, with entertainment organized by the CSO Concertmaster, Yurly Bekker. Additionally, live and silent auctions will be held, with proceeds benefitting the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Key items advertised include trips to Ireland, Scotland, Costa Rica and Key West, as well as an in-home concert by the CSO String Quartet. More information and tickets are available at

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