Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

Delve deeper into the stories that make up the fabric of the Festival.

Ballet Encore

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Top New York City Ballet dancers illuminate dynamic choreography by George Balanchine, Lar Lubovitch, and Justin Peck in a romantic, expanded program.

Unholy Wars

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Selections from the European opera canon–from the likes of Monteverdi to Handel—are reframed by tenor Karim Sulayman to reveal a new story of belonging and resilience.

Until the Flood

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A one-woman tour de force from Dael Orlandersmith links eight distinct characters, all reacting to traumatic events that ignite a national movement.