The Beaufort Symphony Orchestra will open its 2013-14 season at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 and 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts with "The Last Word" of composers Franz Joseph Haydn and Antonin Dvorak. Written some 100 years apart, their last symphonies are among the most celebrated by musicians and music lovers alike.
Haydn's Symphony No. 104, known as "The London Symphony," was composed in Vienna in 1795 following a stay in London during which he composed the first six of the 12 "London" series. Dvorak's Symphony No. 9, known as "The New World Symphony," was composed in 1893 while he was living in America.
Tickets are $37.50.
Details: www.beaufortorchestra.org, 800-595-4849