September 22-29, 2024

Chamber Music Charleston proudly celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a captivating array of musical events that enrich the cultural landscape of the Greater Charleston area. Through a series of dynamic and diverse programs, CMC brings the beauty of classical music to audiences of all ages, showcasing the vibrant tapestry of this art form while highlighting the significant contributions of South American countries. Join us in experiencing the richness of Hispanic heritage through the universal language of music.

From Haydn to Tango: A Fiesta of Music for String Quartet

Sunday, 9/22/24 at 3pm. Colleton County Civic Center, Walterboro
Wednesday, 9/25/24 at 6:30pm. Park Circle Community Building, North Charleston

Join us for a casual exploration of the string quartet – starting with the music of the “Father of the String Quartet” Franz Joseph Haydn and then traveling across the ocean to discover music of South America. This program demystifies classical music with entertaining anecdotes and insights that one may not expect at a traditional classical concert.

Fiesta on the Square

Friday, 9/27/24 from 6-9pm. Hutchinson Square Park, Summerville

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an evening of music, food, and culture featuring musicians of Chamber Music Charleston and DJ Luigi of Latin Groove. This free event showcases various cultural organizations including Círculo Hispanoamericano de Charleston, Chamber Music Charleston, Latin Groove, and Summerville Parks & Recreation, among others. In addition to music, food trucks will be on hand to sell authentic Latin foods and demonstrations of Tango and Salsa dancing will take place. Various information tables will be available to learn more about the cultural organizations of the area.

Tango Meets Classical: Music of Boccherini and Piazzolla

Sunday, 9/29/24 at 3pm. St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Charleston

Chamber Music Charleston’s 2024-2025 Ovation Concert Series opens with acclaimed virtuoso violinist Francisco Fullana and internationally recognized guitarist Jason Vieaux joining musicians of Chamber Music Charleston for an exciting, dance-inspired program of music. The program opens with Gade’s iconic “Jalousie” for solo violin and strings followed by Astor Piazzolla’s L’histoire du Tango for violin and guitar. The program concludes with Luigi Bocchernini’s 1798 Quintet for Guitar and Strings, nicknamed the “Fandango” quintet.