South Carolina Chamber Music Festival 2019

Francis Marion University presents

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival  its 7th Edition, February 25 – March 1, 2019, Black Box Theatre, Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, Downtown Florence, Paolo André Gualdi and Brandon Goff, artistic directors

 

On Wednesday we’ll be treated to Pasión, a Spanish Recital for voice and piano, performed by Kirstin Chavez as mezzo-soprano and FMU’s Paolo André Gualdi on piano.

 

 

Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444.

Advance reservations are strongly recommended due to intimate size of performing space.

 

South Carolina Chamber Music Festival 2019

Francis Marion University presents

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival  its 7th Edition, February 25 – March 1, 2019, Black Box Theatre, Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, Downtown Florence, Paolo André Gualdi and Brandon Goff, artistic directors

 

Tuesday’s line-up will feature Kirstin Chavez, renowned mezzo-soprano. At 4 p.m. a Voice Master Class will be held and at 7 p.m. a Live Recording Session of a new work by FMU Professor Brandon Goff will be the highlight.

 

For more information please contact the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444

Seating is limited to the first 25 people.

FMU – Artists Series Kirstin Chavez

Performance by Kirstin Chavez, mezzo-soprano

as part of the Francis Marion University Artist Series at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in downtown Florence.

7:30 pm Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Kirstin Chávez is considered one of the most riveting and significant performing mezzo-sopranos today. Her powerful voice with its expansive range, the dramatic intensity of her acting, and her natural sensuality combine to make her an arresting and unique presence on the operatic and concert stages.

Ms. Chávez has captured attention and acclaim in her signature roles and is recognized as one of the definitive Carmens of today, creating her Carmen in nearly 40 different productions throughout the United States and around the globe. Opera News reported that her Carmen in Graz, Austria was “the Carmen of a lifetime. With her dark, generous mezzo, earthy eroticism, volcanic spontaneity and smoldering charisma, Chávez has it all, including a superb command of French and a sense of humor.” Ms Chávez has also showed great success in various pants roles, including Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier (Florentine Opera), Hansel in Hansel and Gretel (Atlanta Opera), and Orfeo in Gluck’s Orfeo (Metropolitan Opera).

RESERVATIONS: Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444 between 12:00 and 5:00 pm.