Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA blog.

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Music

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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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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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.  You may remember frontwoman for the Grammy-winning Carolina Chocolate […]

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Today, more than a century after the first silent films were made, we’re used to seeing blockbuster movies created with intense camerawork and editing techniques that exactly replicate the world we live in. Given these advances, one might suspect that most audiences would look past silent films, but […]

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