Charleston Library Society

Library Society Hosts a 1715 Stradivarius

Thursday, June 25, 2015
by Peter Ingle
Library Society Hosts a 1715 Stradivarius

AFTER TWO CONCERTS this week at The Charleston Library Society featuring violin virtuoso Matteo Fedeli on a rare 1715 Stradivarius (“Ex Bazzini”), the time may have come to rename this venerable institution The Charleston Library and Music Society. Since Anne Cleveland took stewardship of the Society some six years ago, she has brought regular... Read »

Sean Kennard Plays all-Chopin Program

Friday, December 6, 2013
by Peter Ingle
Sean Kennard Plays all-Chopin Program

SEAN KENNARD and Frederic Chopin are a perfect combination. So much so that it was hard to distinguish between them last Tuesday night in an all-Chopin program at the Charleston Library Society, as part of the Guest Artist Series of the Charleston Academy of Music (CAM). Chopin, whose style is so recognizable, overflowed with... Read »

Mother-Daughter Cellos Steal the Show

Friday, November 22, 2013
by Peter Ingle
Mother-Daughter Cellos Steal the Show

25-YEAR-OLD Marta Bagratuni wields the cello with a confidence and mastery that belie her age. Music seems to naturally exude from every fiber in her being. And no wonder, considering that she is the child of two cellists and part of a large extended family of musicians who hale from Ukraine. Like her mother,... Read »

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