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Delve deeper into the stories that make up the fabric of the Festival.

March 2016

Now approaching it’s 40th season, Spoleto Festival USA has seen a great deal of press coverage. Festival stories, whether in print or online, give readers the opportunity to draw deeper connections with performances they see on stage. Below is a list of 40 notable headlines from […]

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This 40 for Friday is dedicated to Festival performers (past and present) who are under 40 years old. Abigail Washburn – singer-songwriter and banjo. Alex Hargreaves – violin. Alisa Weilerstein – cello. CLICK HERE for information and tickets to Bank of America Chamber Music. Alyson Cambridge – soprano. Amy O’Neal -choreographer and dancer. CLICK HERE for […]

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Often, words cannot fully do justice to a choreographed work. So in this blog we are letting movement and music do the the talking for us. Here is a taste of the dance performances that will be presented during the Festival’s 40th-season:   Aakash Odedra Company brings us a 4-part solo […]

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Have you ever wondered what happens before the curtain rises or after it falls? Or have you ever wanted to know what visiting artists do when they aren’t performing on stage in front of Festival audiences? These moments—let’s categorize them all as behind-the-scenes—are part of […]

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For Spoleto Festival USA’s last 40 seasons, accomplished artists from across the globe have come together to make this 17-day Festival a diverse and exciting affair. From Argentina to Wales, here are 40 countries that past and present performers call home: Argentina Australia Austria Brazil Cambodia Canada China Cuba Czechoslovakia […]

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