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February 2019

In 1969, an 18-year-old college student arrived in Spoleto, Italy, ready for his first day as a studente assistente at the Festival of Two Worlds. “I was in awe of the artists who were gathered to celebrate dance, music, theater, opera, and all the performing […]

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No doubt about it, the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra members are the busiest artists of the entire Festival—accompanying the opera and choral productions as well as playing many symphonic and chamber concerts throughout the season. (This year alone, ensemble members play such a range of […]

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