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Awaken for the Arts Special Event

Vocal superstars Rodrick Dixon and Alfreda Burke will share their operatic and Broadway talent to benefit the College of Charleston School of the Arts  

Audiences will enjoy a diverse performance ranging from the quintessential works of Puccini and Verdi to the finger-snapping showtunes of Rodgers and Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The night will include some local flavor in a revival of popular songs from DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Acclaimed music faculty from the College will join tenor Rodrick Dixon and soprano Alfreda Burke on stage throughout the evening. 

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St.

 $150 preferred seating and reception with the artists OR $40 general admission

For tickets or more information please call (843) 953-6527 or purchase tickets at the door.

Prior to the event PBS will offer a preview of Dixon and Burke during a special airing of Hallelujah Broadway on Friday, March 9 at 8 p.m. The show was originally recorded in Central Prague for American Public Television in 2010 (EMI/Manhattan Records). It is a feast of inspired vocal performances set in the Baroque magnificence of the Cathedral of St. Simon and St. Jude, home to the Prague Symphony. 

View this video to see these superstars in action!

Roderick Dixon      Alfreda Burke

Rodrick Dixon biography                            Alfreda Burke biography



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