Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

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

2014 Season In Review

Each season, critics from around the country attend Spoleto Festival USA ensuring that what happens in Charleston does not stay in Charleston. In addition to extensive local coverage in the Post & Courier and Charleston City Paper alongside daily radio podcasts produced by Spoleto Today […]

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The Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra is one of the busiest groups of artists in Charleston during the annual 17-day Festival. Their daily schedules take them from rehearsals to performances—sometimes on repeat! We caught up with violinist, Maria Semes, and asked her a few questions about […]

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DANCE FOR YOUR EARS

You go to dance performances to delight your sense of sight, right? Well, yes, but Spoleto Festival USA dance programs are also a treat for your ears. Two phenomenal dance companies debut this weekend, both with enticing soundtracks coupled with scintillating choreography, sure to please […]

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Welcome to the twelfth 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 includes who, what, when, where, and why. We’ll even throw in some images and video to […]

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Welcome to the eleventh 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 includes who, what, when, where, and why. We’ll even throw in some images, audio, and videos […]

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