Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Colour of Music Festival Perform at I'On Chapel/Mt Pleasant Sat May 21

 Colour of Music Festival at I’On Chapel Mount Pleasant

Return to I’On for a Special Evening of Chamber Music Saturday, May 21

May 11, 2022, Charleston SC —In tandem with a concert event at the Charleston Library Society May 19, the Colour of Music Festival will return to I’On Village in Mount Pleasant SC at I’On Village Chapel, Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. for a special performance showcasing leading Black classical artists.

German-born violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport will be featured as part of an evening of duos and quartets in I’On’s picturesque village community east of the Cooper. The evening will include a duo for violin and viola by John Halvorsen, Zoltán Kodály’s Duo for Violin and Cello Op. 7 and works by two black composers―Valerie Coleman’s Umoja for String Quartet and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson’s String Quartet No. I “Calvary―to honor the many black communities surrounded by the Mount Pleasant and Awendaw communities.

Since 2013, the Colour of Music Festival offers a musical kaleidoscope highlighting the impact and historical significance of Black classical composers and performers on American and world culture. The Colour of Music Festival began with performances at various venues throughout historic Charleston and has grown to debut at leading collegiate venues and performance halls in Atlanta, Columbia, SC, Houston, Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, Richmond, Nashville, Sacramento and Tulsa, OK. 

“Dating back to 2014, the Colour of Music Festival was among several music entities that inaugurated the I’ON Village Concert Series. I am elated to produce what I hope will be many more events in partnership with the I’ON Trust whose mission is to bring the I’ON Village and surrounding communities together through music,” said Lee Pringle, Founder and Artistic Director, Colour of Music Festival and community resident.

I’On Chapel Mount Pleasant | Colour of Music Festival Quartet

Saturday, May 21, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

352 North Shelmore Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

General Admission Tickets: $35 adult; $25 senior; $15 student


by phone 888.512.9835 Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm; Sunday 9am-8pm EST 


PLEASE NOTE COVID-19 PATRON ADVISORY: Mask are recommended. If not in the possession of one, patrons will be issued KN95 mask to be worn throughout the performance.


The Colour of Music Festival gratefully acknowledges the support of the National Endowment for the Arts


About the Colour of Music Festival

Based in Charleston, South Carolina and organized in 2013, the Colour of Music Festival, Inc. presents a diverse classical repertoire of baroque, classical and 20th century music at the highest of musical standards to diverse audiences throughout the Lowcountry, regionally, and nationally. The Festival has also presented performances in Washington, DC, Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX, Nashville, TN, Richmond, VA, Pittsburgh, PA, Columbia, SC, Sacramento CA, and Tulsa, OK.

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