On Sunday, Oct. 18 the Aiken Symphony Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Dr. Donald Portnoy, will present a program that will include chamber works by J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart, P.I. Tchaikovsky and Gustav Holst; American composers, Leroy Anderson, George Gershwin; and British composers, Benjamin Britten and Sir Edward Elgar.
Due to pandemic precautions and social distancing requirements, the orchestra will be limited to stringed instruments, harpsichord and percussion. None of the selected music employs wind instruments, as pandemic precautions preempt their use.
Due to social distancing requirements, it is spatially impossible to seat a full symphonic concert orchestra and the selected works will be presented by the orchestra’s chamber series.
The performance will take place at the Etherredge Center on the campus of USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, and will begin at 3 p.m. University policies governing COVID-19 precautions will be in place,…