Tag Archives: College of Charleston Opera

Concert of Opera Scenes/Musical Favorites Led by New Voice Professor

The dramatic art form of opera is a reflection and commentary on the human condition and our shared experiences of emotions. Joy, love, death, loss, illness, and betrayal are universal. These intense emotions transcend social, economic, and national boundaries to touch everyone’s life. Opera is an acoustic, visceral art form in which the human voice coupled with […]

“Arts, etc.” Supports College of Charleston Programs through Kiawah Art & House Tour

Arts, etc., a charitable organization of Kiawah and Cassique women committed to supporting the local arts community, is presenting the acclaimed Kiawah Art & House Tour. The 2018 Tour will feature five fabulous Kiawah Island homes and art collections, on Friday, April 6. Tickets are currently for sale, and proceeds will benefit projects involving several areas of the […]

CofC Children’s Opera Generously Supported by Arts, etc. Organization

The College of Charleston Opera Program, directed by Professor David Templeton, features voice majors who stage operas and musical revues for the public. In addition, the Opera Program infuses the arts and an appreciation of opera into local schools. Over the past seven years, they have performed over 100 performances of children’s stories such as Billy Goats Gruff, […]

CofC Opera to Perform ‘Die Fledermaus’ Set in 1970s Charleston

The College of Charleston Opera will present a full production of Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. The operetta, written in Vienna in the 1870s, will be updated to a setting of Charleston in the 1970s. Complete with 1970s attire, phrases and even a touch of its music, this production promises to be theatrically entertaining as well as […]

Piccolo Spoleto Festival: College of Charleston Young Artists Series

The Young Artists Series features some of the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ most accomplished music students and alumni. Tickets are $11 and available (up to 2 hours before performance) at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival Box Office in the Charleston Visitors Center, by calling 1-(866)-811-4111, online, or at the door. All concerts take place at […]

Piccolo Spoleto Festival: College of Charleston Young Artists Series

The Young Artists Series features some of the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ most accomplished music students and alumni. Tickets are $11 and available at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival Box Office 1-(866)-811-4111 or online. All concerts take place at 12:00 noon in the College’s Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. […]

CofC Opera Presents Two Nights of ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

The College of Charleston Opera program in the College’s School of the Arts will present the sublime masterpiece “Le Nozze di Figaro” (“The Marriage of Figaro”). This comic opera by W.A. Mozart, will take audiences on a laugh-out-loud ride filled with schemes, masquerades and mistaken identities. The infamous Figaro, his bride-to-be Susanna, and the Countess conspire […]