Review: Violinist Yu dazzles in tuneful program

Full Review By Ann Hicks: April 9, 2016 Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel promised the Friday evening Gunther Theatre audience gathered to hear the Greenville Symphony Chamber Orchestra’s season closer that, post-concert, they “would whistle the tunes all the way home.” With that in mind, the program titled “Some Enchanting Evening” featured an eclectic selection of works by composers

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

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