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Music

Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway takes her bluegrass brassiness to the stars in the First Citizens Bank Front Row series on June 9. Here is what you should know: Her and her band of bluegrass virtuosos featuring mandolinist Dominick Leslie, banjoist Kyle Tuttle, fiddle player […]

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For one night only, Spoleto Festival USA’s Orchestra and Chorus have joined forces with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus to bring to us Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and here is what you should know: Joined by tenor Eric Ferring alongside Omar’s very own mezzo-soprano Catherine Ann […]

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In part of the Spoleto Music in Time series, US premiere The Street, 14 Meditations on the Stations of the Cross, debuts in partnership with the Spoleto Festival USA Chorus. Here is what you should know: Backed by eight voices of the choir, solo harpist […]

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Composer and Bassit, Linda May Han Oh, riffs alongside her husband and pianist, Fabian Almazan, during this intimate six-concert series for Spoleto Festival US. Here is what you should know: Almazan’s compositions—which “borrow from jazz, modern classical, and echoes of [his] Cuban heritage” (Downbeat)—defy easy […]

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In this collective trio setting, percussionist and MacArthur Fellow Tyshawn Sorey shares the stage with pianist Aaron Diehl and bassist Matt Brewer and here is what you should know: Saturday night will be filled with ethereal yet temporal tones complimented by the backdrop of Cistern […]

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