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“Where’d You Come From, Where’d You Go?”

“Where’d You Come From, Where’d You Go?”

Johnny Thomas Fowler, mountain-heritage storyteller, award-winning musician, and author is from the foothills of upcountry South Carolina. His work is featured on South Carolina Public TV where he has co-produced a number of documentaries for SC-ETV. He is a member of the SC Institute for Community Scholars. In 2011-12 he served as the project scholar for the Humanities Council of South Carolina. His storytelling is a wonderful anthology of Appalachian folk tales, fairy tales, outrageous tall tales, and contemporary yarns, combining traditional songs and ballads. He has been a featured teller at Stone Soup Storytelling Festival, the International Storytelling Festival Exchange Place, Madison County Florida Storytelling Festival, and the host-teller-in-residence at Hagood Mill Storytelling Festival. Rogow Room Transylvania County Library. 3:00... Read More

Mahler Piano Quartet

Written at the tender age of sixteen, Mahler’s Piano Quartet in A minor represents the great symphonist’s only surviving piece of non-vocal chamber music. Lyrical, foreboding, brash, and deeply human, Mahler captures a sense of seriousness and emotion in every... Read More

The Trout Quintet

Franz Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A Major, the “Trout,” has endured as a bright favorite in the chamber music repertoire. Known as the Trout because the fourth movement is a set of variations on Schubert’s earlier Lied “Die Forelle” (“The Trout”), this work is unusually scored for piano, violin, viola, cello, and double bass, lending nuanced texture and depth to this... Read More

The Firebird

This colorful program opens with Ukrainian composer Mykola Lysenko’s exciting Overture to the opera Taras Bulba. Featuring Hollywood film composer Erich Korngold’s soaring and melodic Violin Concerto, ballet music from Stravinksy’s Firebird, and Ravel’s whirling La Valse, expect to be moved by the drama of this... Read More