Maestro Performs “The Great Escape” with GSO for Opening Night: September 2016

 Program Details Saturday September 24, 2016 at 8:00 PM, Sunday September 25, 2016 at 3:00 pm The Peace Center Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor Edwin McCain, narrator Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3, Op. 29, D major (“Polish”) Copland: Lincoln Portrait Gershwin: An American in Paris BUY TICKETS We start our season with the celebration of Maestro Tchivzhel’s and his family’s

Lawyer Larry Estridge leaves legacy at Furman, in Greenville

 Full Article from Greenville News Online By Amanda Coyne: October 9, 2015 Larry Estridge often used his legal expertise to help others. While he practiced corporate real estate law, he helped Greenville Symphony Orchestra Conductor Edvard Tchivzhel and his family defect to the U.S. in 1991, when Tchivzhel was touring the country with the USSR State Symphony. “He

Review: Von Oeyen offers sparkling account of Ravel

Full Review By Paul Hyde: September 28, 2015 Pianist Andrew von Oeyen’s sparkling account of Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G Major provided an appropriately festive opening to the Greenville Symphony’s 2015-16 season this past weekend. The relatively short, jazz-inflected concerto served as a brisk appetizer to the main course of Rachmaninoff’s meaty Second Symphony, conducted by

MAESTRO PERFORMS OPENING SPECTACULAR WITH GSO

 Program Details Saturday September 26, 2015 at 8:00 PM (and Sunday September 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm The Peace Center Concert Hall Conductor Edvard Tchivzhel Piano Andrew Von Oeyen Ravel: Piano Concerto, G major Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2, Op. 27, E minor We open our 68th concert season with Ravel’s sparkling and jazzy Piano Concerto, performed by

REVIEW: AMERICANA

Full Review By Paul Hyde: May 18, 2015 The Greenville Symphony Orchestra’s season-closing concerts proved that local music fans will enthusiastically embrace a pops-style program. The Peace Center’s Concert Hall was filled this past weekend for two performances of popular jazz-inspired scores by Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin. Music director Edvard Tchivzhel led dynamic and often

MAESTRO PERFORMS “AMERICANA” WITH GSO

 Program Details Saturday May 16, 2015 at 8:00 PM (and Sunday May 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm The Peace Center Concert Hall Conductor Edvard Tchivzhel Bernstein: West Side Story: Overture Bernstein: West Side Story: Symphonic Dances Bernstein: Divertimento for Orchestra Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Symphonic Picture Our grand finale presents American music at its very best!  The touching story