Spoleto at Home

The Journey

Date: June 8 – 13

Venue: Virtual

In this interactive and bespoke digital production, renowned illusionist Scott Silven invites you on an unforgettable
journey from your home to his in rural Scotland.

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Spoleto at Home

A Thousand Ways (Part One): A Phone Call

Date: June 3 – 7

Venue: Virtual

Pick up the phone. Someone is on the line. You don’t know them, but as you follow the recorded instructions, a portrait of your partner will emerge.

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Theater

The Woman in Black

Date: May 27 – 30, June 1 – 8, 10 – 13

Venue: Festival Hall

Susan Hill’s classic ghost story has been terrifying audiences in London’s West End for 30 years—and will have you on the edge of your seat until the very end.

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Dance

Ephrat Asherie Dance

Date: June 9 – 13

Venue: Rivers Green at College of Charleston

Trailblazing choreographer Ephrat Asherie melds street and club dance styles for this energizing work set to a live arrangement of Afro-Brazilian harmonies.

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Dance

Caleb Teicher & Company

Date: May 28 – 31, June 1, 2

Venue: Rivers Green at College of Charleston

Caleb Teicher & Co.’s spirited and joyous tap style blends in elements of jazz and swing, skirting expectations at every turn. Award-winning beatboxer Chris Celiz brings the noise.

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Dance

Ballet Under the Stars

Date: June 4 – 7

Venue: Rivers Green at College of Charleston

Five of the 21st-century’s brightest ballet dancers convene in Charleston for an illustrious outdoor performance unlike any other.

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Music

Chamber Music

Date: May 28 – June 13

Venue: Dock Street Theatre

Host Geoff Nuttall leads some of the most skilled chamber musicians in the country in 11 intimate and thrilling programs. SOLD OUT

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Wells Fargo Jazz

A New Orleans Jazz Celebration

Date: May 29

Venue: College of Charleston Cistern Yard

For one spectacular evening, an eight-piece all-star band gathers in the Cistern Yard to celebrate the life and achievements of Danny Barker, a true New Orleans luminary.

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Wells Fargo Jazz

Two Wings: The Music of Black America in Migration

Date: June 11

Venue: College of Charleston Cistern Yard

For this multifaceted concert, pianist Jason Moran and mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran weave together music that spans classical and jazz to spirituals and rhythm and blues.

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Wells Fargo Jazz

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Date: May 28

Venue: College of Charleston Cistern Yard

Celebrate the ebullience, depth, and range of this rousing septet as they carry forward a sonic continuum that redefines what New Orleans music is today.

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Wells Fargo Jazz

The Cookers

Date: June 5

Venue: College of Charleston Cistern Yard

An electrifying dream team of jazz legends, The Cookers’ seven members combine to form one of the finest straight-ahead jazz bands working today.

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First Citizens Bank Front Row

The Wood Brothers

Date: June 8, 9

Venue: College of Charleston Cistern Yard

This Grammy-nominated trio draws from a broad sonic spectrum to deliver their signature warmth, virtuosity, soul, and stellar musicianship.

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First Citizens Bank Front Row

Steep Canyon Rangers

Date: June 3, 4

Venue: College of Charleston Cistern Yard

Known for bending the bluegrass aesthetic, this North Carolina-based sextet has developed a truly original sound that pairs perfectly with the ambiance of the Cistern Yard.

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First Citizens Bank Front Row

Sarah Jarosz

Date: May 30, 31

Venue: College of Charleston Cistern Yard

Four-time Grammy Award-winner Sarah Jarosz returns to the Cistern Yard, showcasing her ethereal, sparkling vocals and richly detailed songwriting.

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Artist Talks

Conversations With

Date: May 30, June 7, 10

Venue: Virtual

CBS journalist Martha Teichner interviews the Festival’s General Director Nigel Redden, as well as artists from 2021 program. Free Event

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Artist Talks

Exploring Omar Discussion Series

Date: Past event

Venue: Virtual

Presented by Spoleto ETC (Engaging the Community), this discussion series featuring expert panelists and moderators will expand on the historical context and cultural significance of Rhiannon Giddens’s newly commissioned opera, Omar. Free Event

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Special Events

Behind the Garden Gate

Date: May 29, June 5

Venue: Various

The Garden Conservancy and the Charleston Horticultural Society invite you to explore twelve of the Holy City’s most charming private gardens–six each weekend.

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Special Events

Gala XLV

Date: May 22

Venue: Virtual

Join us in celebrating 35+ years of past Festivals under the leadership and artistic vision of General Director Nigel Redden ahead of his retirement later this year.

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