Tag Archives: College of Charleston School of the Arts

Revel in Renaissance Music at A Yuletide Madrigal Feast

The Department of Music in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present A Yuletide Madrigal Feast, on Thursday, Nov. 30, Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Hall of Randolph Hall. The award-winning College of Charleston Madrigal Singers, conducted by Dr. Robert Taylor, will perform sacred […]

REALIGN Dance Concert to Explore Sustainability Themes

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will showcase REALIGN directed by Kristin Alexander and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty, guest artist Michael Nickerson-Rossi, and senior dance major Anna Brown. The College’s dance students comprise the cast. With a campus-wide initiative to educate and create a […]

Four Hands, Two Pianos: Duo Piano Concert by Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung

Pianists Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung — acclaimed as soloists, with first prizes at the Leeds, Hamamatsu, and Stravinsky International Piano Competitions — are also a renowned duo. Describing the artistry of the husband-and-wife team, the UK magazine Music and Arts states: “Theirs is a marriage of wondrous colours and dextrous aplomb, subtly balanced to […]

Magnetic South Music: Bártôk, Higdon & Koumendakis

Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the College of Charleston Department of Music and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO), will present its fall concert, Bártôk, Higdon & Koumendakis, conducted by CSO Music Director Ken Lam. Bártôk’s Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, an iconic early 20th century repertoire staple, will be performed by guest pianists Beata Moon and Matthieu Cognet, […]

Elite Faculty Duo to Perform “East Meets West” Program

The 2nd Monday Concert Series, part of the College of Charleston School of the Arts, will feature violinist Lee-Chin Siow and pianist Paul Sánchez for a night of exciting chamber music on November 13. This “East meets West” themed program will feature the Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto by He Zhanzhao and Gang Chen, played using […]

Epic Corporate Scandal and Economic Collapse Dramatized in ‘ENRON’

Staged by the College of Charleston’s Department of Theatre and Dance, “Enron” by Lucy Prebble will carry the production season’s theme, Sustain This!, as it brings to light the economic disparities and social injustices as a result of the epic scandal of the infamous American energy corporation, Enron. Turning the dry, complicated inner workings of the financial industry into a […]

Celebrated Ukrainian Musicians to Open Charleston Music Fest

Housed in the College of Charleston School of the Arts, Charleston Music Fest will present violinist Nazariy Pylatiuk for a night of intimate chamber music. Graduates of the prestigious Moscow Conservatory, College of Charleston faculty members Natalia Khoma (cello) and Volodymyr Vynnytsky (piano) will join Pylatiuk to perform Polonaise de Concert No. 1, Op. 4 in D Major for […]

Aliquid Vetus Aliquid Novum (Something Old, Something New)

The nationally acclaimed College of Charleston Concert Choir will present its fall concert entitled Aliquid Vetus Aliquid Novum (Something Old, Something New), and will feature music of the present and past—including composers Claudio Monteverdi, Thomas Tallis, and Hubert Parry (from the past), and Julian Wachner, Libby Larsen and Gabriel Jackson (from the present). The performance will take […]

Visiting Artist Lyle Ashton Harris to Present Lecture

For more than two decades Lyle Ashton Harris has cultivated a diverse artistic practice ranging from photographic media, collage, installation and performance. His work explores intersections between the personal and the political, examining the impact of ethnicity, gender and desire on the contemporary social and cultural dynamic. Known for his self-portraits and use of pop culture icons, such as Billie […]

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 […]