BSO getting its Beethoven on

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Above: Beaufort Symphony Orchestra cellists Lukes Bukoffsky, right, and Samuel Alston draw their bows during rehearsal Monday at Beaufort High School. Photos by Bob Sofaly.

From staff reports

In its 34th season, the Beaufort Symphony Orchestra will celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday with an evening of his music beginning at 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 10, at Sea Island Presbyterian Church at 81 Lady’s Island Drive.

Frederick Devyatkin, Beaufort Symphony Orchestra conductor since 1992, coaxes the maximum energy from his musicians during rehearsal Monday night at Beaufort High School.

Led by Maestro Frederick Devyatkin, the orchestra will perform three pieces – Emperor Concerto No. 5 featuring pianist Susan Merdinger, Symphony No. 6 in F and the Corialan Overture. 

Tickets are $40, $15 for students. They can be purchased at or by calling 800-595-4TIX. If there are tickets remaining, they will be available at the door.