Festival News

Remembering Geoff Nuttall, by Mena Mark Hanna

Geoff Nuttall, co-founder and first violinist of the St. Lawrence String Quartet and Spoleto’s Charles E. and Andrea L. Director of Chamber Music, passed away last week after undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer. Like many Charlestonians and Spoleto supporters, I shared a deep, abiding friendship […]

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With “a sweeping achievement” at its center, Spoleto Festival USA’s 46th season carries renewed energy and artistic vitality

From May 27 to June 12, 2022, audiences from 49 states and nine countries flocked to Spoleto Festival USA, the annual celebratory compendium of music, theater, opera, and dance, with more than 48,000 ticket holders and $2.7 million in sales. As the first full festival […]

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Four Hires Join Spoleto’s Executive Leadership Team

Ahead of its 47th season, America’s premier performing arts festival forges a plan for future growth On November 2, 2022, Spoleto Festival USA General Director and CEO Mena Mark Hanna announced the appointments of Brent Dickman (Chief Financial Officer), Dexter Foxworth (Chief Operating Officer), Liz […]

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