The Beaufort Water Festival is excited to announce that Rodney Atkins will be headlining this year’s Concert in the Park on July 18. Over the years Water Festival has brought in talent from all over the country, and we believe he will be another great addition to our lineup. Opening for the evening will be up and coming artist Scott Stevens, followed by Lainey Wilson as the second act.
It’s all about music, by George! The Hilton Head Choral Society will present itsspring concert, “Music, By George,” on Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway. Featuring the 85-voice chorus, along with orchestra, the concert will highlight the Choral Society’s 2019-2020 theme, “The Music In Us All.”
Once again the legions of the Midwest and northeast will longingly look to the Lowcountry with envy. The chilblains of winter are gone and spring is in the air. The annual rite of unfolding into warm breezes and scanning colorful flora will be celebrated in sound at the Sunday, March 1, 5:00 pm concert of USCB Chamber Music.
Do you remember the Mantovani Orchestra playing “Some Enchanted Evening”? Magical, don’t you agree? Well, pianist Marco Mantovani may as well be related to the conductor Annunzio Mantovani. He shares that captivating name, and he plays the piano with that magical Mantovani touch. Ask Marco when you come to Fripp on February 23 for his concert whether Annunzio and he are family members. In any case, it will be an enchanting evening.
Lowcountry Wind Symphony and Beaufort High School Band Partner for ‘An American Portrait’The Lowcountry Wind Symphony Winter Concerts will be given at two different venues in Beaufort Country, South and North of the Broad River. The first is Wednesday, 7 pm February 12 at The Lowcountry Community Church, 801 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. The second is Thursday, February 13, 7 pm at Beaufort High School Performing Arts Auditorium, 84 Sea Island Parkway on Lady’s Island. Both concerts are FREE and open to the public.
No weapon wielded by combat troops during the global conflicts of the 20th century so viscerally embodiedthe brutality of total war than the flamethrower. A sinister, sadistic tool of wanton destruction.” – Jared Keller, The National Interest Mariah, contemplating her life at 23, asked me, “How do you know when you’re in love? Romantically.” I looked at the ceiling for a moment. I finally said that for me, it boils down to a few simple questions.
The award-winning crooner will perform again – this time with Temptations member Joe Coleman – at a gala to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs. By Mindy Lucas When Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. first appeared on America’s Got Talent in 2010, America went a little gaga over the singer with the smooth voice, to say the least. Murphy’s rise to stardom captivated millions who watched as his “rags to riches” story unfolded on live television. But what was somewhat unusual was that Murphy’s star kept right on rising.
No other figure in the arts elicits such a strong emotional response as does Beethoven. People may pity van Gogh, respect Michelangelo and Shakespeare, admire Leonardo da Vinci but Beethoven immediately calls up a powerful, positive image: the tough, angry genius creating deeply expressive masterpieces in the face of adversity.
Come celebrate the Christmas season at the Hilton Head Choral Society’s annual holiday concert on Friday, December 13 at 7 p.m. THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS will feature the 85-voice chorus with orchestra, and promises to capture the joy, magic and effervescence of the holiday according to HHCS Artistic Director Tim Reynolds.
The Lowcountry Chorale will perform their fall concert, Music That Soothes the Soul, on Friday, November 15 at 7pm and Saturday, November 16 at 3pm, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 157 Lady’s Island Drive, Lady’s Island.
On Sunday, November 10 at 7 pm, the Sea Island Chamber Singers will present a concert at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 157 Lady’s Island Drive, Beaufort. The program will feature African American Spirituals. Charles D. Frost directs the choir and Gerald Anderson will accompany on piano. The concert is free to the public, but donations will be gratefully accepted.