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

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Need some gift inspiration for the performing arts lovers on your list?  There’s a little something Spoleto for everyone on your list, and we’ve got you covered with our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide.

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Did you see the news? Today, Spoleto Festival USA announced opera programming for 2022, the first taste of what’s ahead for the upcoming Festival season. And it was a big announcement. This spring, we’re reimagining a night at the opera and inviting you to grab […]

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On June 13, 2021, Spoleto Festival USA announced the appointment of Mena Mark Hanna as the Festival’s new General Director. Hanna comes to Spoleto from Berlin’s Barenboim-Said Akademie, where he was Founding Dean and Professor of Musicology and Composition. In his new role, Hanna will […]

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The making of Spoleto Festival USA’s 45th season was featured on the SCETV program Palmetto Scene: “SC Loves Festivals. In the episode, Festival Director of Production Mike East’s team builds the new venue Rivers Green prepares College of Charleston’s Cistern Yard for evening concerts. Also […]

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Today, April 5, 20201, General Director Nigel Redden announced the full program for the 45th season of Spoleto Festival USA, taking place May 28 to June 13 in four venues across Charleston, South Carolina. The season encompasses more than 70 in-person music, dance, and theater […]

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