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Press Room

Welcome to Spoleto Festival USA’s online press room for members of the media who are covering Festival productions or events.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the Festival Press Office at [email protected] or call Jenny Ouellette at (843) 720-1137.

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2022 Press Releases

November 11, 2021: Reimagining Possibility: Spoleto Festival USA Announces Three New Operas for the 2022 Season


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September 9, 2021: Announcing the Spoleto Festival USA Chorus, a new professional Festival choir
July 13, 2021: Spoleto Festival USA Appoints Its Next General Director
June 16, 2021: In summary: The 2021 season reinvigorates artists and audience members, heralds excitement to come in 2022
May 19, 2021: Spoleto will share streams from its Chamber Music series for the first time in 2021
April 5: 2021: Spoleto announces a landmark 45th season, May 28 to June 13, with a return to in-person music, theater, and dance performancesOctober 2, 2020: Spoleto’s Exploring Omar discussion series continues virtually, first talk takes place October 13
September 24, 2020: Nigel Redden to Retire as General Director of Spoleto Festival USA
August 19, 2020: Spoleto Festival USA is one of more than 30 presenters to host tour of Romantics Anonymous
May 19, 2020: Spoleto at Home: Free digital programming begins Friday, May 22
March 24, 2020: Spoleto Festival USA Announces Cancellation of the 2020 Festival
January 5, 2020: Spoleto Festival USA presents wide-ranging works, both celebratory and reflective, for a 44th season coinciding with Charleston’s 350th anniversary
June 10, 2019: Announcing a World Premiere in 2020: A New Opera by Grammy Winner Rhiannon Giddens