Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

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

For roughly a month at the beginning of every year, the Festival’s Resident Conductor and Director of Orchestral Activities John Kennedy travels across the country to hold auditions in 11 cities for the incomparable Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra. The result of this month-long audition marathon is […]

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Welcome to the fourth installment of the Quick Fact blog series! These posts are meant to give you a bite-size overview of performances you’ll find in the 2014 Festival season. Each post in the series will include the who, what, when, where, and why. We’ll even throw in some […]

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The Apprenticeship Program, while relatively short in duration, is a huge part of what makes the Festival successful year after year. Throughout the years, apprentices have been out in the city making sure that all of the smallest details are executed properly. The deadline for submitting applications […]

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It’s time for the Festival’s biggest fundraising event of the year! TONIGHT (January 31) starting at 7pm, Memminger Auditorium will host the Spoleto Festival USA Annual Auction. Guests will have the chance to bid on truly amazing items ranging from custom jewelry to exotic getaways. […]

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Brochures have been mailed, the website has been launched, and tickets to the 2014 season of Spoleto Festival USA are officially ON SALE! With so many fantastic performances, knowing where to start can be tricky. Our suggestion? Just go for it! And just in case […]

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