AROUND THE GLOBE: EXPLORING UNFAMILIAR TERRITORIES

Our Concert Series: Three In-Person Concerts at the UofSC School of Music

CANCELLED

Concert #2:
The Musical World of Shakespeare’s Plays

Guest Artist: Sarah Williams, scholar
Theodore Cheek, theorbo and lute
Paul Kaufmann, actor

Concert Conversations with Sarah Williams

  • Friday, January 21, 2022
  • 7:00 p.m. Concert Conversations
  • 7:00 p.m. Performance
  • USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street, Columbia (MAP)

Our concert includes actors who will ‘contextualize’ songs and dances by performing brief excerpts from Shakespeares plays. Musical selections will feature songs and dances from The Tempest, The Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, plus inci-dental music from A Midsummer Nights Dream including a suite of dances from The Fairy Queen by Purcell.

Our Concert Series: Three In-Person Concerts at the UofSC School of Music

Concert #3:
Catesby Comes to the Carolinas:
A 300th Anniversary Celebration

Guest Artist: Richard Stone, theorbo
Concert Conversations with Peter Hoyt
Costumed Reenactor: John Myers as Mark Catesby

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022
  • 7:00 p.m. Concert Conversations
  • 7:30 p.m. Performance
  • USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street, Columbia (MAP)

Mark Catesby was an English naturalist who came to the Carolinas in 1722 to study flora and fauna, the results of which were included in his Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands. Catesby enjoyed singing and was especially fond of the music of Handel.