Month: April 2013


CSO and Verdi Make the Rafters Ring

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Often called Verdi’s “Sacred Opera,” his Requiem—perhaps more political in purpose than sacred—came at a pivotal point in Italian history, serving as a kind of musical capstone to the long and turbulent process of national unification…

Ambitious CSO presents heartfelt Verdi Requiem

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Saturday at the Sottile Theatre, then, was something of a minor miracle, a musical restoration completed, a clear indication that the symphony provides Charleston with something essential and fundamental: an expression of itself.