Category: Festival Blog

A New Home for Colour of Music
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A New Home for Colour of Music

It’s new stomping grounds for Colour of Music! We’ve officially opened offices at 49 Elizabeth Street, in the heart of the Mazyck-Wraggborough neighborhood in downtown Charleston. You can find us there ramping up ahead of the 2015 festival, which runs from October 21 – 25.   Book your tickets to this year’s festival here. —— Follow Colour...

2015 Colour of Music Festival Highlights
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2015 Colour of Music Festival Highlights

Opening day of the Festival, in a special evening performance Wednesday, October 21, virtuoso violinist Michael Jorgensen and the Colour of Music Virtuosi will perform Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges’ Violin Concerto’s No. 1 and No. 2 for the first time in the United States – the same program will also feature Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata for...

What Is the Colour of Music Festival?
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What Is the Colour of Music Festival?

Few classical music enthusiasts are aware of the tremendous contributions of Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, an African-French composer whose opera and classical masterpieces equaled or far exceeded those of his 18th century contemporaries. Although his compositions are highly recognized overseas, they have gathered little notice in the United States. Today there are thousands of celebrated...