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Opera

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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Valentine’s Day is for all things passionate, and since Spoleto Festival USA adores nothing more than the performing arts, we’ve rounded up performances from the 2017 season that share a common theme: love. That complicated, all-encompassing human experience is expressed in a variety of ways this year—from an […]

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Welcome to the eighth installment of the 2015 Quick Fact blog series. These posts aim to give you a bite-size overview of performances you’ll find at the Festival this season. Each post in the series includes who, what, when, where, and why. We’ll even throw in some […]

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News Bulletin #2

AWARDS & ACCOLADES FOR 2015 ARTISTS: Tenor Joseph Dennis, who will sing in the world premiere of Paradise Interrupted at this year’s Festival, has been named one of five winners of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. The event has helped to propel the […]

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News Bulletin #1

Paradise Interrupted designer and director Jennifer Wen Ma will not only make a garden grow on stage in May with the world premiere of the new opera, she has brought creative life to the center of downtown Pittsburgh this month as part of the city’s […]

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