Continuing a musical tradition nearly 50 years old, the South Carolina Philharmonic showcases classic and contemporary works performed by some of the region's most talented musicians. For Masterworks 6, Musical Director Morihiko Nakahara has selected a lively quartet of pieces to feature the orchestra's tireless melody miners. Bach’s Concerto in C Minor for Oboe, Violin, and Orchestra will display the string-shaking and reed-rattling skills of Mary Lee Taylor Kinosian and oboist Rebecca Nagel. Rounding out the docket of dulcet tones is a suite inspired by three paintings by Sandro Botticelli, as well as a suite from Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera, and Mozart’s Symphony no. 35, Haffner, a technically demanding piece notorious for being written in the mysterious third clef. Sitting in grand-tier balcony seats, Groupon customers can tune their ossicles to the sweet sounds and unsweetened silence resounding through the Koger Center's acoustically designed chamber.