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40 for Friday

Festival Friday Radio is a new weekly blog series in which we will share playlists for your listening pleasure.  While you wait for the 2017 Festival to begin, tune in every Friday to hear these hand selected lists that will include top 10 songs by 2017 Spoleto Festival USA musicians, […]

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Here are 40 performances that the Festival has been fortunate enough to share with the world for the first time: Scriabin Dance Program, (world premiere, 1977) Creve Coeur, by Tennesse Williams (world premiere, 1978) A Janácek Celebration, by Joseph Wishy (world premiere, 1978) Chamber Music Series (world […]

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On Thursday, April 7 in a small garden behind Spoleto Festival USA offices, the Festival’s 40th poster was unveiled. It features Harvest Gathering by Charleston’s own Jonathan Green. This is Green’s second poster for the Festival—his first contribution was featured on the very popular 2004 poster which is now sold out. […]

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Now approaching it’s 40th season, Spoleto Festival USA has seen a great deal of press coverage. Festival stories, whether in print or online, give readers the opportunity to draw deeper connections with performances they see on stage. Below is a list of 40 notable headlines from […]

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This 40 for Friday is dedicated to Festival performers (past and present) who are under 40 years old. Abigail Washburn – singer-songwriter and banjo. Alex Hargreaves – violin. Alisa Weilerstein – cello. CLICK HERE for information and tickets to Bank of America Chamber Music. Alyson Cambridge – soprano. Amy O’Neal -choreographer and dancer. CLICK HERE for […]

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