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May 2016

Here are 40 performances that the Festival has been fortunate enough to share with the world for the first time: Scriabin Dance Program, (world premiere, 1977) Creve Coeur, by Tennesse Williams (world premiere, 1978) A Janácek Celebration, by Joseph Wishy (world premiere, 1978) Chamber Music Series (world […]

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Brandi Carlile—the risk-taking, try-it-all, rock-and-roll, Americana, singer-songwriter, and guitarist—will take the stage with her full band at College of Charleston TD Arena on Memorial Day (Monday, May 30 at 8:30pm) during the Festival’s 40th season. Here are some facts you may or may not know about […]

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