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Music

Every year, the Wells Fargo Festival Finale serves as the bittersweet climax of the Festival—marking the end of another season but doing so in a celebratory blaze of glory. Friends and families pack picnics and spread blankets on the grounds of Middleton Place for a full […]

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Your mother has been with you since day one—as you took your first steps and dabbled in your new-found hobbies—remember those clarinet and dance lessons? To thank her for all she has done and continues to do, why not treat her to a performing arts experience […]

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Festival Friday Radio is a new weekly blog series in which we 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 include top 10 songs by 2017 Spoleto Festival USA musicians, or an exclusive […]

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Festival Friday Radio is a weekly blog series showcasing Spoleto Festival USA’s 2017 visiting artists. Each Friday, tune in for these hand-selected playlists that highlight a musician’s top 10 tracks—or get exclusive, artist-curated lists that reflect their own listening preferences.  John Kennedy has enjoyed a distinct and varied […]

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Festival Friday Radio is a weekly blog series showcasing Spoleto Festival USA’s 2017 visiting artists. Each Friday, tune in for these hand-selected playlists that highlight a musician’s top 10 tracks—or get exclusive, artist-curated lists that reflect their own listening preferences. In February, we watched as pianist-turned-violinist Alice Hong […]

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