The Sound of Charleston, the city's longest running musical production, has been performing continuously since 2010. The shows feature the music of Charleston's history, from gospel to Gershwin, including spirituals, Civil War campsongs, Gullah, jazz, Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Porgy and Bess", composed locally on Folly Beach, and light classics of the St. Cecelia Society, one of America's foremost social and cultural organizations. Artists include Ann Caldwell, Mayor John Tecklenburg, Lonnie Hamilton III, Bart Saylor, Carl Bright & Family, Shanelle Woods, Charleston Symphony Orchestra principals Charles Messersmith, clarinet, Jessica Hull-Dambaugh, flute, and Ghadi Shayban (piano), along with host William Schlitt. Frommers Travel Guide calls Sound of Charleston "the best night out in the cIty...a must see performance."
Concerts are performed at historic Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street, at 7 pm. Adults $28; Seniors $26; Students $16; Children 12 and under FREE.
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