Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

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

The Spoleto Festival USA offices are buzzing as preparations for the upcoming season are well underway. (Where did the summer go?) We can’t divulge much quite yet, but rest assured the program will feature the perfect mix of world-class opera, theater, music, and dance. Be […]

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Recently performed at the 2013 Festival, Toshio Hosokawa’s ethereal new opera Matsukaze opens today at Lincoln Center Festival in New York City and we couldn’t be prouder. Read a review here. Many productions come and go through the diverse Festival program each season, but opera, […]

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“Yet should I hear you pine, my love, I shall return…” –Matsukaze libretto Toshio Hosokawa’s otherworldly opera Matsukaze takes place over one long, mysterious night and relates the tale of a wandering monk who meets a fisherman on a lonely stretch of shoreline. The fisherman tells the […]

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