Thursday, April 19, 2012

'The Charleston Chamber Opera presents Songs of the Spirit - Opera and the African American Eperience'

[Scott Joplin]

Charleston Chamber Opera and the Gibbes Museum of Art are partnering for an afternoon of art and opera in the Gibbes Rotunda. The performance will include excerpts from Scott Joplin’s opera Treemonisha as well as additional selections from African American composers. This concert features three of South Carolina’s most promising emerging singers as part of the inaugural Young Artist Program of Charleston Chamber Opera. Featured performers are baritone Darius Gillard, soprano Taylor Johnson, mezzo-soprano Ginger Jones, and pianist Lynn Kompass. Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. May 6 at 3p.m. Admission: $15/museum members and students; $25/non-members (museum admission is included in the ticket price). For more info, call (843) 722-2706×22 and visit

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