Tag Archives: Amanda Castellone

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 […]

CofC Opera to Play Mind Games

CofC Concerts at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present two performances of opera and musical theater titled “The Games People Play” starring the College’s opera students. Directed by faculty members David Templeton and Amanda Castellone, the production will include two one-act operas: The Marriage Lantern by Jacques Offenbach and A Hand […]

Faculty Vocal Virtuosos in Concert, March 13

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring virtuoso singers. Professors from the College’s music department will perform a variety of works including arias by J.S. Bach, Erich Korngold, Robert Schumann and Victor Herbert, in addition to selections from Franz Schubert’s Schwanegesang. The performers will include sopranos […]

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 […]

CofC Vocal Virtuosos in Concert, April 11

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring virtuoso singers on April 11, 2016. Professors from the College’s music department will perform a variety of works that span the baroque, classical and romantic vocal repertoire: selections by George Bizet and Giacomo Puccini, selections from The Messiah by George Frideric […]

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 Vocal Virtuosos in Concert

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring virtuoso singers on March 9. Professors from the College’s bustling music department will perform an array of works: Scotch Songs by Ludwig van Beethoven, “Soliloquoy” from Carousel by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Johannes Brahms Vier Duette, Op. 61, the hilarious Act II “Poison scene” from Cosi fan tutte by […]