Thursday, May 25

  • 6:00pm special

    MASTER CLASSES

    Join fellow dance and movement enthusiasts for Master Classes led by Festival artists.

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  • 8:00pm (preview) theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

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  • 9:00pm jazz

    DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER

    Grammy winner and Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater returns to the Festival with her latest contributions to the jazz vocal tradition.

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Friday, May 26

  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

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  • 6:00pm theater

    MURMURS

    Aurélia Thierrée returns to the Festival with this dreamlike, largely wordless rumination on a woman’s adventure into a surreal and shifting landscape.

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  • 6:30pm opera

    EUGENE ONEGIN

    Russia’s wintery beauty and Tchaikovsky’s full range of emotions are on display in this grand opera about the tragedy of first love.

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  • 7:00pm theater

    ANGEL

    Inspired by a true story, Henry Naylor’s one-woman monologue depicts a heroine’s experience in a 2014 siege in Northern Syria.

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  • 8:00pm dance

    MONCHICHI

    Dancer/choreographers Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez pool their experiences in ballet, martial arts, and breakdancing to develop a new language for an intercultural generation.

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  • 8:00pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 9:00pm jazz

    DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER

    Grammy winner and Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater returns to the Festival with her latest contributions to the jazz vocal tradition.

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  • 9:00pm special

    TATYANA’S BALL

    Following the effervescent opening night of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, join Festival artists and patrons for an elegant evening of ballroom dancing and old-world merriment.

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Saturday, May 27

  • 10:00am special

    BEHIND THE GARDEN GATE

    Sixteen of the Holy City’s most charming private gardens--eight each weekend--are available for exploration for ticket holders.

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  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 2:00pm theater

    MURMURS

    Aurélia Thierrée returns to the Festival with this dreamlike, largely wordless rumination on a woman’s adventure into a surreal and shifting landscape.

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  • 3:00pm talks

    CONVERSATIONS WITH

    CBS correspondent Martha Teichner hosts lively conversations with Festival artists. FREE EVENT.

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  • 3:00pm dance

    MONCHICHI

    Dancer/choreographers Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez pool their experiences in ballet, martial arts, and breakdancing to develop a new language for an intercultural generation.

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  • 5:00pm jazz

    SOFÍA REI

    Exploring connections between South American folklore, jazz, flamenco, and electronic sounds, Sofía Rei’s music projects a melodic purity while maintaining driving rhythmic complexity.

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  • 7:00pm jazz

    SOFÍA REI

    Exploring connections between South American folklore, jazz, flamenco, and electronic sounds, Sofía Rei’s music projects a melodic purity while maintaining driving rhythmic complexity.

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  • 7:00pm opera

    FARNACE

    Director Garry Hynes produces the US premiere of Vivaldi’s opera most performed in his lifetime; this mythical Roman war drama stars countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo.

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  • 8:00pm dance

    YO, CARMEN

    The passionate flamenco dancer María Pagés embodies the legendary character of Carmen in a vibrant ode to femininity.

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  • 8:00pm theater

    MURMURS

    Aurélia Thierrée returns to the Festival with this dreamlike, largely wordless rumination on a woman’s adventure into a surreal and shifting landscape.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm theater

    ANGEL

    Inspired by a true story, Henry Naylor’s one-woman monologue depicts a heroine’s experience in a 2014 siege in Northern Syria.

    Buy tickets
  • 9:00pm jazz

    PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP

    Cuban musician Pedrito Martinez and his powerhouse quartet seamlessly blend Afro-Cuban music traditions with blues and jazz to create an irresistible dancing and listening experience.

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Sunday, May 28

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

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  • 1:00pm theater

    ANGEL

    Inspired by a true story, Henry Naylor’s one-woman monologue depicts a heroine’s experience in a 2014 siege in Northern Syria.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 2:00pm dance

    YO, CARMEN

    The passionate flamenco dancer María Pagés embodies the legendary character of Carmen in a vibrant ode to femininity.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:00pm theater

    MURMURS

    Aurélia Thierrée returns to the Festival with this dreamlike, largely wordless rumination on a woman’s adventure into a surreal and shifting landscape.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm talks

    JAZZ TALKS

    Music critic Larry Blumenfeld leads conversations with musicians and scholars of the jazz community. FREE EVENT.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm dance

    MONCHICHI

    Dancer/choreographers Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez pool their experiences in ballet, martial arts, and breakdancing to develop a new language for an intercultural generation.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:30pm opera

    QUARTETT

    The two principal characters from Les Liaisons dangereuses are trapped in a bitter game of seduction and deception in the US premiere of this Royal Opera production.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm dance

    YO, CARMEN

    The passionate flamenco dancer María Pagés embodies the legendary character of Carmen in a vibrant ode to femininity.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 9:00pm jazz

    PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP

    Cuban musician Pedrito Martinez and his powerhouse quartet seamlessly blend Afro-Cuban music traditions with blues and jazz to create an irresistible dancing and listening experience.

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  • 9:30pm music

    MUSIC IN TIME | TEMPUS FUGIT

    New musical works from a new generation of composers come together in a program featuring members of the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra led by conductor Jeffrey Means.

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Monday, May 29

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

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  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 2:00pm theater

    MURMURS

    Aurélia Thierrée returns to the Festival with this dreamlike, largely wordless rumination on a woman’s adventure into a surreal and shifting landscape.

    Buy tickets
  • 2:00pm theater

    ANGEL

    Inspired by a true story, Henry Naylor’s one-woman monologue depicts a heroine’s experience in a 2014 siege in Northern Syria.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:00pm talks

    CONVERSATIONS WITH

    CBS correspondent Martha Teichner hosts lively conversations with Festival artists. FREE EVENT.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm music

    WESTMINSTER CHOIR CONCERTS

    Joe Miller’s Westminster Choir performs at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul in one of the Festival’s best-loved traditions.

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  • 5:00pm jazz

    SOFÍA REI

    Exploring connections between South American folklore, jazz, flamenco, and electronic sounds, Sofía Rei’s music projects a melodic purity while maintaining driving rhythmic complexity.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm jazz

    SOFÍA REI

    Exploring connections between South American folklore, jazz, flamenco, and electronic sounds, Sofía Rei’s music projects a melodic purity while maintaining driving rhythmic complexity.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm theater

    MURMURS

    Aurélia Thierrée returns to the Festival with this dreamlike, largely wordless rumination on a woman’s adventure into a surreal and shifting landscape.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm opera

    FARNACE

    Director Garry Hynes produces the US premiere of Vivaldi’s opera most performed in his lifetime; this mythical Roman war drama stars countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm theater

    ANGEL

    Inspired by a true story, Henry Naylor’s one-woman monologue depicts a heroine’s experience in a 2014 siege in Northern Syria.

    Buy tickets

Tuesday, May 30

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm jazz

    SOFÍA REI

    Exploring connections between South American folklore, jazz, flamenco, and electronic sounds, Sofía Rei’s music projects a melodic purity while maintaining driving rhythmic complexity.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm jazz

    SOFÍA REI

    Exploring connections between South American folklore, jazz, flamenco, and electronic sounds, Sofía Rei’s music projects a melodic purity while maintaining driving rhythmic complexity.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm music

    SPOLETO CELEBRATION CONCERT

    More than 100 Festival musicians join forces to plumb the depths of the Festival’s history in a jubilant evening of music making; conducted by Anne Manson.

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Wednesday, May 31

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

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  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 6:00pm theater

    RAMONA

    Ramona—a train engine only able to move 300 meters—waits in a railway station for her heroic Trans-Siberian locomotive, Ermon, to return from his journey across the Russian railroads.

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  • 7:00pm opera

    QUARTETT

    The two principal characters from Les Liaisons dangereuses are trapped in a bitter game of seduction and deception in the US premiere of this Royal Opera production.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 9:00pm music

    MUSIC IN TIME | SOUNDING PEACE

    The Festival celebrates the centenary of American composer Lou Harrison with some of his generous and beautiful music integrating musical traditions from around the world.

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Thursday, June 1

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

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  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm theater

    RAMONA

    Ramona—a train engine only able to move 300 meters—waits in a railway station for her heroic Trans-Siberian locomotive, Ermon, to return from his journey across the Russian railroads.

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  • 7:00pm music

    MUSIC IN TIME | DIALOGUES WITH PEDJA MUZIJEVIC

    Four Haydn sonatas are interspersed with three modern works by Jonathan Berger, John Cage, and Morton Feldman, to offer listeners a fresh landscape for hearing works anew.

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  • 7:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:30pm opera

    EUGENE ONEGIN

    Russia’s wintery beauty and Tchaikovsky’s full range of emotions are on display in this grand opera about the tragedy of first love.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm dance

    AYODELE CASEL

    New York tapper Ayodele Casel presents the world premiere of a virtuosic piece exploring language, communication, identity, and legacy.

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  • 9:00pm jazz

    BUTLER, BERNSTEIN & THE HOT 9

    This fiery ensemble uses New Orleans tradition and early 20th-century blues as a launching point toward exploration that is “both historically aware and fully prepared to cut loose.”

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Friday, June 2

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm talks

    CONVERSATIONS WITH

    CBS correspondent Martha Teichner hosts lively conversations with Festival artists. FREE EVENT.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm theater

    RAMONA

    Ramona—a train engine only able to move 300 meters—waits in a railway station for her heroic Trans-Siberian locomotive, Ermon, to return from his journey across the Russian railroads.

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  • 7:00pm jazz

    CHARLES LLOYD QUARTET

    Saxophonist/flutist Charles Lloyd fuses jazz with non-Western musical styles on his endless pilgrimage toward an ever-broadening experience as a “sound seeker.”

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  • 8:00pm dance

    OCD LOVE

    Performed to deep, pulsing grooves created live by DJ Ori Lichtik, OCD Love explores themes of the heart through the lens of obsessive compulsion.

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  • 8:00pm opera

    FARNACE

    Director Garry Hynes produces the US premiere of Vivaldi’s opera most performed in his lifetime; this mythical Roman war drama stars countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo.

    Buy tickets
  • 9:00pm music

    DELLA MAE

    This Nashville-based string band has a reputation for blurring the lines between bluegrass, folk, soul, and old-time traditions.

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  • 9:00pm dance

    AYODELE CASEL

    New York tapper Ayodele Casel presents the world premiere of a virtuosic piece exploring language, communication, identity, and legacy.

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Saturday, June 3

  • 10:00am special

    BEHIND THE GARDEN GATE

    Sixteen of the Holy City’s most charming private gardens--eight each weekend--are available for exploration for ticket holders.

    Buy tickets
  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 12:00pm special

    MASTER CLASSES

    Join fellow dance and movement enthusiasts for Master Classes led by Festival artists.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 2:00pm dance

    AYODELE CASEL

    New York tapper Ayodele Casel presents the world premiere of a virtuosic piece exploring language, communication, identity, and legacy.

    Buy tickets
  • 2:00pm theater

    RAMONA

    Ramona—a train engine only able to move 300 meters—waits in a railway station for her heroic Trans-Siberian locomotive, Ermon, to return from his journey across the Russian railroads.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:00pm talks

    JAZZ TALKS

    Music critic Larry Blumenfeld leads conversations with musicians and scholars of the jazz community. FREE EVENT.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:00pm opera

    QUARTETT

    The two principal characters from Les Liaisons dangereuses are trapped in a bitter game of seduction and deception in the US premiere of this Royal Opera production.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm music

    WESTMINSTER CHOIR CONCERTS

    Joe Miller’s Westminster Choir performs at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul in one of the Festival’s best-loved traditions.

    Buy tickets
  • 6:00pm theater

    RAMONA

    Ramona—a train engine only able to move 300 meters—waits in a railway station for her heroic Trans-Siberian locomotive, Ermon, to return from his journey across the Russian railroads.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm dance

    OCD LOVE

    Performed to deep, pulsing grooves created live by DJ Ori Lichtik, OCD Love explores themes of the heart through the lens of obsessive compulsion.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm music

    MAHLER 4 AND DREAMING

    John Kennedy leads the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra in Gustav Mahler's beatific Symphony no. 4, as well as Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s Dreaming.

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  • 8:00pm dance

    AYODELE CASEL

    New York tapper Ayodele Casel presents the world premiere of a virtuosic piece exploring language, communication, identity, and legacy.

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  • 9:00pm jazz

    TERENCE BLANCHARD FEATURING THE E-COLLECTIVE

    Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective comes to the Cistern Yard with a distinctly groove-based quintet, teeming with funk, rock, R&B, and blues sounds.

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Sunday, June 4

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 2:00pm theater

    RAMONA

    Ramona—a train engine only able to move 300 meters—waits in a railway station for her heroic Trans-Siberian locomotive, Ermon, to return from his journey across the Russian railroads.

    Buy tickets
  • 2:00pm opera

    EUGENE ONEGIN

    Russia’s wintery beauty and Tchaikovsky’s full range of emotions are on display in this grand opera about the tragedy of first love.

    Buy tickets
  • 2:00pm dance

    AYODELE CASEL

    New York tapper Ayodele Casel presents the world premiere of a virtuosic piece exploring language, communication, identity, and legacy.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:00pm talks

    CONVERSATIONS WITH

    CBS correspondent Martha Teichner hosts lively conversations with Festival artists. FREE EVENT.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm dance

    OCD LOVE

    Performed to deep, pulsing grooves created live by DJ Ori Lichtik, OCD Love explores themes of the heart through the lens of obsessive compulsion.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm dance

    AYODELE CASEL

    New York tapper Ayodele Casel presents the world premiere of a virtuosic piece exploring language, communication, identity, and legacy.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets

Monday, June 5

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm music

    MUSIC IN TIME | LECTURE ON THE WEATHER

    Using texts by Henry David Thoreau, recordings of nature, and projections, this John Cage work is a prescient and timeless sonic rumination on environmental and social concerns.

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  • 7:00pm dance

    WE LOVE ARABS

    Prolific choreographer and dancer Hillel Kogan presents We Love Arabs—a pithy work that examines the Arab-Israeli conflict with humor and subtlety.

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  • 7:30pm opera

    FARNACE

    Director Garry Hynes produces the US premiere of Vivaldi’s opera most performed in his lifetime; this mythical Roman war drama stars countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo.

    Buy tickets

Tuesday, June 6

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 6:00pm physical theater

    IL N’EST PAS ENCORE MINUIT

    Compagnie XY returns to the Festival with a piece of French circus that presents a metaphor for the ways in which humanity faces instability and imbalance.

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  • 7:00pm theater

    THE TABLE

    This quirky telling of Moses’s story features a cardboard puppet operated by three men and occupies a welcoming space between contemporary humor and historical reference.

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  • 7:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:30pm music

    MOZART’S GREAT MASS

    Westminster Choir, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra combine forces to present works including Mozart’s great unfinished mass.

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Wednesday, June 7

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm music

    CINEMA AND SOUND

    Pianist/composer Stephen Prutsman performs his original score—with select members of the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra—for three silent film shorts from the 1910s and ‘20s.

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  • 6:00pm dance

    WE LOVE ARABS

    Prolific choreographer and dancer Hillel Kogan presents We Love Arabs—a pithy work that examines the Arab-Israeli conflict with humor and subtlety.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm jazz

    EVAN CHRISTOPHER’S CLARINET ROAD

    Through his music, Evan Christopher works to honor and extend the legacies of such early Creole clarinetists as Sidney Bechet, Barney Bigard, and Omer Simeon.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm physical theater

    IL N’EST PAS ENCORE MINUIT

    Compagnie XY returns to the Festival with a piece of French circus that presents a metaphor for the ways in which humanity faces instability and imbalance.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm opera

    FARNACE

    Director Garry Hynes produces the US premiere of Vivaldi’s opera most performed in his lifetime; this mythical Roman war drama stars countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo.

    Buy tickets
  • 9:00pm theater

    THE TABLE

    This quirky telling of Moses’s story features a cardboard puppet operated by three men and occupies a welcoming space between contemporary humor and historical reference.

    Buy tickets

Thursday, June 8

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 3:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm theater

    THE TABLE

    This quirky telling of Moses’s story features a cardboard puppet operated by three men and occupies a welcoming space between contemporary humor and historical reference.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm dance

    W H A L E

    Created by acclaimed choreographer Andrea Miller, W H A L E uses radical physical language and an impulsive narrative pace to juxtapose love, sex, and domesticity.

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  • 7:00pm jazz

    EVAN CHRISTOPHER’S CLARINET ROAD

    Through his music, Evan Christopher works to honor and extend the legacies of such early Creole clarinetists as Sidney Bechet, Barney Bigard, and Omer Simeon.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm music

    CINEMA AND SOUND

    Pianist/composer Stephen Prutsman performs his original score—with select members of the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra—for three silent film shorts from the 1910s and ‘20s.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:30pm opera

    EUGENE ONEGIN

    Russia’s wintery beauty and Tchaikovsky’s full range of emotions are on display in this grand opera about the tragedy of first love.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:00pm physical theater

    IL N’EST PAS ENCORE MINUIT

    Compagnie XY returns to the Festival with a piece of French circus that presents a metaphor for the ways in which humanity faces instability and imbalance.

    Buy tickets
  • 8:30pm dance

    WE LOVE ARABS

    Prolific choreographer and dancer Hillel Kogan presents We Love Arabs—a pithy work that examines the Arab-Israeli conflict with humor and subtlety.

    Buy tickets

Friday, June 9

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm dance

    WE LOVE ARABS

    Prolific choreographer and dancer Hillel Kogan presents We Love Arabs—a pithy work that examines the Arab-Israeli conflict with humor and subtlety.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm jazz

    EVAN CHRISTOPHER’S CLARINET ROAD

    Through his music, Evan Christopher works to honor and extend the legacies of such early Creole clarinetists as Sidney Bechet, Barney Bigard, and Omer Simeon.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm music

    CINEMA AND SOUND

    Pianist/composer Stephen Prutsman performs his original score—with select members of the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra—for three silent film shorts from the 1910s and ‘20s.

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  • 6:00pm physical theater

    IL N’EST PAS ENCORE MINUIT

    Compagnie XY returns to the Festival with a piece of French circus that presents a metaphor for the ways in which humanity faces instability and imbalance.

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  • 7:00pm dance

    W H A L E

    Created by acclaimed choreographer Andrea Miller, W H A L E uses radical physical language and an impulsive narrative pace to juxtapose love, sex, and domesticity.

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  • 7:00pm jazz

    EVAN CHRISTOPHER’S CLARINET ROAD

    Through his music, Evan Christopher works to honor and extend the legacies of such early Creole clarinetists as Sidney Bechet, Barney Bigard, and Omer Simeon.

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  • 7:30pm music

    RHIANNON GIDDENS

    This quintessentially American musician revives and recasts traditional songs, at once displaying a great reverence for history while introducing her own powerful perspective.

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  • 8:00pm opera

    FARNACE

    Director Garry Hynes produces the US premiere of Vivaldi’s opera most performed in his lifetime; this mythical Roman war drama stars countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo.

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  • 8:30pm theater

    THE TABLE

    This quirky telling of Moses’s story features a cardboard puppet operated by three men and occupies a welcoming space between contemporary humor and historical reference.

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Saturday, June 10

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

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  • 11:00am special

    MASTER CLASSES

    Join fellow dance and movement enthusiasts for Master Classes led by Festival artists.

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  • 1:00pm music

    CINEMA AND SOUND

    Pianist/composer Stephen Prutsman performs his original score—with select members of the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra—for three silent film shorts from the 1910s and ‘20s.

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  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

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  • 1:00pm special

    MASTER CLASSES

    Join fellow dance and movement enthusiasts for Master Classes led by Festival artists.

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  • 2:00pm theater

    THE TABLE

    This quirky telling of Moses’s story features a cardboard puppet operated by three men and occupies a welcoming space between contemporary humor and historical reference.

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  • 3:00pm dance

    W H A L E

    Created by acclaimed choreographer Andrea Miller, W H A L E uses radical physical language and an impulsive narrative pace to juxtapose love, sex, and domesticity.

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  • 3:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

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  • 5:00pm jazz

    EVAN CHRISTOPHER’S CLARINET ROAD

    Through his music, Evan Christopher works to honor and extend the legacies of such early Creole clarinetists as Sidney Bechet, Barney Bigard, and Omer Simeon.

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  • 5:00pm physical theater

    IL N’EST PAS ENCORE MINUIT

    Compagnie XY returns to the Festival with a piece of French circus that presents a metaphor for the ways in which humanity faces instability and imbalance.

    Buy tickets
  • 5:00pm music

    CINEMA AND SOUND

    Pianist/composer Stephen Prutsman performs his original score—with select members of the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra—for three silent film shorts from the 1910s and ‘20s.

    Buy tickets
  • 7:00pm jazz

    EVAN CHRISTOPHER’S CLARINET ROAD

    Through his music, Evan Christopher works to honor and extend the legacies of such early Creole clarinetists as Sidney Bechet, Barney Bigard, and Omer Simeon.

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  • 8:00pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

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  • 8:00pm dance

    WE LOVE ARABS

    Prolific choreographer and dancer Hillel Kogan presents We Love Arabs—a pithy work that examines the Arab-Israeli conflict with humor and subtlety.

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Sunday, June 11

  • 11:00am music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

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  • 1:00pm music

    BANK OF AMERICA CHAMBER MUSIC

    Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in diverse, intimate, and thrilling programs.

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  • 2:00pm physical theater

    IL N’EST PAS ENCORE MINUIT

    Compagnie XY returns to the Festival with a piece of French circus that presents a metaphor for the ways in which humanity faces instability and imbalance.

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  • 3:30pm theater

    WAITING FOR GODOT

    Director Garry Hynes and her Irish theater company Druid present a fresh take on Samuel Beckett’s quintessential 20th-century play about life’s great questions.

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  • 3:30pm music

    WELLS FARGO FESTIVAL FINALE FEATURING THE REVIVALISTS

    The 2017 season comes to a close with an afternoon/evening celebration at historic Middleton Place with a performance by The Revivalists, followed by fireworks.

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