Revel in Renaissance Music and Feast with the Madrigal Singers

The Department of Music in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the 2015 “A Yuletide Madrigal Feast,” on Thursday, Dec. 3, Friday, Dec. 4, and Saturday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Hall of Randolph Hall on the College of Charleston campus, 66 George St. The award-winning College of […]

CofC Orchestra: ‘Star Wars’ + Tchaikovsky

The College of Charleston Orchestra will perform selections from “Star Wars” composed by John Williams, and works by Tchaikovsky – our orchestra’s Gaillard Center debut! Volodymyr Vynnytsky will perform on piano. Yuriy Bekker is the conductor of the orchestra. Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23, Mvt. I Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien, […]

‘To the Rock That Is Higher’ Staged Reading

The Department of Theatre and Dance believes new work is stimulating and necessary. New play development initiatives are designed to take vibrant and promising scripts through an intensive process involving research, rewrites and on-your-feet explorations with the provision of student artists and audiences who have a strong sense of community. We invite you to a […]

CofC Theatre Parallels Tragic War Incidents From Different Times

The Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will stage “Ajax in Iraq,” directed by faculty member Mark Landis. Written by Ellen McLaughlin, the play’s central figure, “A.J.,” is a female member of a forward deployed U.S. Army unit in Iraq. A.J. has been in combat, has fought with valor, […]

Pianist Vassilis Varvaresos to Share Enormous Talent on Stage

Born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1983, award-winning pianist Vassilis Varvaresos will perform a variety of works from the classical and romantic piano repertoire. Selections will include Sonata in F major, K. 332 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata no. 2 op. 36 in b-flat major by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Ouvertüre zu Tannhaüser S.442 by Franz Liszt, […]

International Award-winning Guitarist Ekachai Jearakul to Perform

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present classical guitarist Ekachai Jearakul on Monday, November 9. For this performance, he has prepared a virtuosic collection of music by Luigi Legnani, Joaquin Turina and His Majesty, The King of Thailand: King Bhumibol Adulyadej, plus others. View the full program.  Jearakul is […]

Historically Controversial Play ‘The Children’s Hour’ to Be Staged

The Department of Theatre and Dance will stage “The Children’s Hour,” directed by faculty member Paul Rolfes. Written by Lillian Hellman, the historically controversial play is based on true events; to avoid being sent back to school, an angry, manipulative student tells a lie that threatens to destroy the lives of the two young women who […]

Charleston Music Fest: Violin/Piano Duo

The Charleston Music Fest chamber series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the first of three concerts this season. On Thursday, October 29, violinist Solomia Soroka and pianist Arthur Greene will perform a program of solo piano and duo pieces:  Mazurka in C Major, op 67 #3 and Sonata #3 in B […]

CofC Musical Revue ‘Luck Be a Lady’

27 CofC Opera students will star in “Luck Be a Lady” musical revue. Directed by faculty member Amanda Castellone, the production themed around the greatness of being a woman will include classic scenes from “Guys and Dolls,” “West Side Story,” “Così fan tutte,” “Carmen,” “Into the Woods” and many others. The musical theatre and opera favorites will be […]

CofC Dance Portrays “Her Story”

The Department of Theatre and Dance will present a dance concert, “Her Story,” directed by Kristin Alexander and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty, guest artist Tara Madsen Robbins from Philadelphia, and senior dance major Carly Harward. The College’s dance students comprise the cast. Embracing the departmental theme of female-driven works, the dance program will […]