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As we’ve started to return to the office in preparation for the 2022 Festival, things have been merry and bright at Spoleto HQ. Everyone’s in the holiday spirit, so we asked a few of our artistic directors and festival producers to share some favorite tunes […]

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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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