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S.C. Philharmonic announces new season, Bela Fleck concert

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The S.C. Philharmonic released its 2016-17concert schedule Wednesday, featuring 26 public concerts.

Highlights of the season include return visits by banjo superstar Bela Fleck and Japanese classical violinist Sayaka Shoji.

The orchestra’s signature Masterworks Series also will have a multimedia concert called “Up Close and Personal” in which close-up video images of the performance will be projected onto two large screens flanking the stage.

The season begins Sept. 9 with the show, “Russian Fireworks.”

The 2016-17 Masterworks Series:

▪ Russian Fireworks: Sept. 9

▪ Oktoberfest!; Oct. 15

▪ American Originals; Nov. 12

▪ Up Close and Personal; Feb. 4

▪ Beethoven & Blue Jeans; March 11

▪ Certified Organic; April 22

There also will be a three-concert Pops series at Harbison Theatre, three Youth Orchestra shows, four Orchestra Moves! shows and 10 Conduct The Phil concerts.

For more information, visit http://www.scphilharmonic.com.