Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

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

The Approach

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Three conversations draw us into the inner lives of Anna, Cora, and Denise. What will they reveal to each other? And what does each of them have to hide?

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Ebullient musicianship and artistic camaraderie blend in an extraordinary presentation of fresh compositions and canonic gems onstage at the Dock Street Theatre. Hear beloved returning players and fresh faces mix old and new in the Festival’s signature series.

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The virtuosic Tyshawn Sorey, one of the 21st century’s leading musical minds, blends composition and improvisation in a collective jazz trio with pianist Aaron Diehl and bassist Matt Brewer.

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Defying categorization, the compositions of pianist Fabian Almazan match ideally with the dynamic superstar bassist and composer Linda May Han Oh. This intimate and experimental duo explore sonic possibilities as their musical sensibilities align.

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.