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

Festival News

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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Often in the mood for a pre-show beverage? How about a post-performance nightcap? Spoleto Festival USA has partnered with several top bars and restaurants in Charleston in order to quench your thirst and celebrate the Festival with Spoleto-inspired cocktails. Better yet? The locales are all within […]

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On February 24, violinist Alice Hong will audition for the 2017 Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra in an unlikely setting: the Festival’s Annual Auction, held this year at The Cedar Room at the Cigar Factory. Hong, a member of the 2016 Orchestra and a musical arts doctoral […]

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On February 24, Spoleto Festival USA will host its Annual Auction, benefiting the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra. But just because it’s the 39th fête doesn’t mean there won’t be a few new twists to what’s often considered the kickoff to Charleston’s social season. For one, […]

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During Spoleto Festival USA’s 2017 season, longtime dancers and newbies alike will have the opportunity to take part in four unique master classes given by the Festival’s visiting artists. Company Wang Ramirez (of Monchichi), for instance, will lead attendees through a dance class on May […]

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