Colour of Music 14

The Flight of a New Festival

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
by Peter Ingle
The Flight of a New Festival

STERLING ELLIOTT is a name you may hear in the future, but don’t necessarily count on seeing this young cellist in Charleston very often, because we may soon be too small for him. Sterling’s mastery, musicality, and personal charm were all evident Saturday night at Memminger Auditorium where he performed Victor Herbert’s (1859–1924) Cello... Read »

The Many Colours of Schubert

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
by Peter Ingle
The Many Colours of Schubert

WEST INDIES NATIVE, Joseph Bologna (Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, 1745–1799), is renowned as the first classical composer of African ancestry. Among other things, he was a champion fencer, fought in the French Revolution, and found his musical inspiration in Franz Joseph Haydn. No wonder that the samplings we heard Saturday evening at the Charleston... Read »

ARTISTS will always be born, but whether there will also be art depends to no small extent on ourselves, their public. By our indifference or our interest, by our prejudice or our understanding, we may yet decide the issue.
~ E. H. Gombrich


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