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Festival News

News Bulletin #2

AWARDS & ACCOLADES FOR 2015 ARTISTS: Tenor Joseph Dennis, who will sing in the world premiere of Paradise Interrupted at this year’s Festival, has been named one of five winners of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. The event has helped to propel the […]

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SFUSA 2015 Poster

The official poster of the 2015 Festival season is here! This year’s poster was created by Italian artist, Ugo Nespolo, the set and costume designer for SFUSA’s production of Francesco Cavalli’s baroque opera Veremonda l’amazzone di Aragona. Nespolo, who is based in Turin, Italy, says he wanted […]

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How to Buy Tickets

Today marks the opening of the Festival’s in-person box office at the Charleston Visitor Center. With that in mind, here is a complete run down of 3 easy ways you can buy tickets for the upcoming Festival (May 22 – June 7). 1. WEBSITE – spoletousa.org Browse the season and select […]

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Spoleto Festival USA has a long-standing relationship with the College of Charleston Cistern Yard. In fact, the very first Opening Ceremony took place at the Cistern Yard on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 25, 1977. As one of the most recognizable spots in Charleston, the Cistern Yard […]

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News Bulletin #1

Paradise Interrupted designer and director Jennifer Wen Ma will not only make a garden grow on stage in May with the world premiere of the new opera, she has brought creative life to the center of downtown Pittsburgh this month as part of the city’s […]

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