Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

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

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“Today is Mardi Gras and I’ve got New Orleans jazz on my mind. Will anybody from the Big Easy be at Spoleto this year?”  As you don your finest Mardi Gras accessories and indulge in King Cake, we’re putting together a New Orleans-themed itinerary just […]

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“This may sound crazy, but I want to go to as many Spoleto events as possible in a single day. How can I max out my Spoleto experience?” Your challenge is set. How many Spoleto performances can you pack into one day? This suggested itinerary […]

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“Flowers and chocolates are great but I prefer to shower my loved one with experiences, not things. What Spoleto offerings are perfect for date night?“ Your instincts are spot on! Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or just a regular Tuesday, Spoleto tickets are a […]

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Every winter, the Festival’s Resident Conductor and Director of Orchestral Activities John Kennedy embarks on a very important mission: to select musicians for the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra. This audition process takes him to seven cities across the country where he listens to every single […]

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We’re taking you behind the scenes of one of Spoleto’s most enduring and important traditions: the Apprenticeship Program. Each year, the Festival brings in dozens of student apprentices to learn about every aspect of our operations, from ticket sales and communications to artist services and […]

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