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SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: The Universal Language of Romantic Composers

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  The Universal Language of Romantic Composers  —(60min) Music by Faure, Schubert and Miaskofsky played by some brilliant young chamber musicians:  Micah Gangwer, violin; Rachel Gangwer, viola; James Waldo, cello and Alyona Aksyonova piano.  May 23 at 3pm. Trinity United Methodist Church, 273 Meeting St.  Admission: $16 Adults; $11 Seniors/Students. 

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: Revien

 SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  Revien—(60min) Hailing from Athens, GA, Revien, an exciting, high energy ensemble featuring a cello and two guitars who will perform works ranging from Debussy to Arvo Pärt, from Duke Ellington to Radiohead. Phil Snyder, cello; Kyle Dawkins and Brian Smith, guitars and electronics.  May 24 at 6pm. City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: A Piano Salon

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  A Piano Salon—(60min) This  unusual piano duo recital features the Stoudenmire/Elshazly Duo performing works by Shostakovich, Milhaud and Gershwin in the first half of the program. Both performers are on the music faculty at Charleston Southern University. Following intermission, Pleshakov/Wenther (husband and wife duo) will perform works by Saint-Säens and Rachmaninoff.  May 25 […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: flusSion

 SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  flusSion—(60min) A joint project of Flutist Lauren Watkins and percussionist Jeffery Vaughn that features innovative performances of traditional, non-traditional and adapted music for flute and percussion, missing classical flute repertoire, Latin groove, jazz standards, world music and more. Innovative, edgy, haunting, breathtaking….not to miss!  May 25 at 6pm. Mt. Zion AME Church, 5 Glebe St.  Admission: […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: Chamber Music Charleston

 SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  Chamber Music Charleston—(60min)  Two great masterworks from the chamber music repertoire come to life under the skilled hands of Chamber Music Charleston’s core musicians: Mozart’s Quintet No. 4 in c minor and the ravishingly beautiful Borodin Quartet #2 in D Major. Frances Hsieh and Jenny Weiss, violins; Ben Weiss and Nonako Okada, […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: The In-Between: From Classical to Jazz

 SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: The In-Between: From Classical to Jazz—(60min)  From Classical To Jazz – Classical soprano Jill Terhaar Lewis with jazz musicians Robert Lewis, saxophone; Gerald Gregory, piano; Ron Wiltrout, percussion and cellist Norbert Lewandowski explore repertoire that resides in and in-between the classical and jazz genres with premieres of new compositions from the ensembles along […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: A Notre Grande Joie– Much To Our Delight

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:   A Notre Grande Joie– Much To Our Delight—(60min) – Charleston singers Margaret Kelly Cook, soprano, and  Jennifer Luiken, mezzo-soprano, along with pianist Wayne Helmly present a recital of works by Poulenc, Debussy, Mompou, Faure, Saint-Säens, Chausson, Massenet, Offenbach and others.May 29 at 6pm. City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau St.  Admission: $16 Adults; $11 Seniors/Students. 

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: From Africa to the Americas

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  From Africa to the Americas —(60min)  This outstanding ensemble of eight musicians (D’Jaris Whipper-Lewis and Friends) presents a concert “Music For Tanzania” centered around music which began in Africa as Swahili songs, migrated through the Atlantic, picking up South American influences such as Afro-Cuban and settling in the United States where it […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: Poinsett Piano Trio

 SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  Poinsett Piano Trio—(60min) The Poinsett Piano Trio based in Greenville, SC, presents chamber music masterworks by Johannes Brahms and Gabriel Faure. The Brahms Trio is epic not only in its expansiveness but in the enormous range of emotions it conveys. By contrast, Faure burns with subdued fervor under the veil of the composer’s […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: Charleston Academy of Music

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  Charleston Academy of Music—(60min) Charleston Academy of Music proudly presents its faculty members, active chamber and orchestral musicians from the Lowcountry. The program features seven members of the faculty performing works by Mozart, Brahms and others, written for violin, flute, viola, cello, clarinet, piano and voice.  The program features faculty members performing works, […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: Orlando Chamber Soloists

 SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  Orlando Chamber Soloists—(60min) Orlando Chamber Soloists perform a program of Spirituals for strings and harp by Morton Gould, Dvorak’s American String Quartet and Vaughn Williams’ Studies on English Folk Songs for harp and cello. A favorite of Piccolo Spoleto audiences, the group is known for its flawless technique, brilliant phrasing and musicality. June 3 […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: Col Legno

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  Col Legno—(60min) Join husband and wife duo Col Legno for a highly intriguing and compelling concert of music for cello and percussion. Sarah Berry, cello and Mark Berry, percussion, explore the endless musical possibilities for this unusual ensemble. The eloquence of the cello combined with the seemingly infinite percussion timbres make this […]

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields

SPOTLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields —(60min) The Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields is a group of expert singers which performs at the Parish Eucharist and Choral Evensong each Sunday at the famed church in Trafalgar Square in London. There is a strong tradition of music making at the church, and Haydn, Mozart, and Mendelssohn […]