Mozart in the South Festival Begins Friday

Credit: Mozart in the South

Credit: Mozart in the South

The Mozart in the South Festival returns to the Holy City beginning this Friday. This year's event features a handful of activities presented by Chamber Music Charleston, a nonprofit organization dedicated to "the advancement of classical music through chamber music performances and educational programs of high artistic quality performed by musicians of the Lowcountry."

Here's a look at the festival schedule:

Friday, September 20th

  • 5 pm - Violin Masterclass - Sottile Theatre
    • Guest violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn leads a masterclass for some of Charleston's most accomplished student violinists.
  • 7:30 pm - Beethoven: His Women & His Music - Sottile Theatre
    • A Collaboration between Chamber Music Charleston and Actors Theatre of SC

Saturday, September 21st

  • 8:30 am - Little Mozart Circus - Marion Square
    • A free outdoor family event showcasing music educational opportunities in Charleston

Sunday, September 22nd

  • 3 pm - Finale Concert - Cathedral of St. Luke & St. Paul
    • Featuring acclaimed concert violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performing on the 1720 "Red Mendelssohn" Stradivarius.

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