Beaufort News

Symphony Orchestra opens season with gala

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Mary Woodmansee Green, will open its 29th season with a gala concert at 8 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church on Hilton Head Island. The centerpiece of the program will be Johannes Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by German pianist Benjamin Moser. Highlighting this season's theme of "Music & the Dance" will be four of Dvorak's "Slavonic Dances." Carl Maria von Weber's romantic overture to "Der Freischütz" will open the evening. Tickets are $20, $30 and $40.

Details and tickets: 843-842-2055,