ETV Radio Brings Spoleto Festival USA to all of South Carolina
For Immediate Release
May 3, 2013
Spoleto Festival USA only happens once a year, and ETV Radio will be there, sharing the experience with all who can't attend on Spoleto Today.
Spoleto Today is scheduled to broadcast weekdays Thursday, May 23 – Friday, June 7 at 9:00 a.m. on all ETV Radio services.
Co-hosts Marcus Overton and Jeanette Guinn present a radio newscast that showcases the events, people, and places that make Spoleto Festival USA the Southeast’s leading destination for the performing arts. Highlights of this year’s festival include Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the U.S. premiere of the opera “Matsukake,” Verdi’s “Messa da Requiem,” the "Ballet Flamenco De Andalućia," modern bluegrass band Punch Brothers, and African music icon Angélique Kidjo.
Broadcasts of the Spoleto Chamber Music 2013 series from the Dock Street Theatre airs on ETV Radio classical service weekday afternoons, May 31 – June 14 at 1:00 p.m. The series, under the leadership of Geoff Nuttall, features the St. Lawrence String Quartet, cellist Alisa Weilerstein, pianist Inon Barnatan, and more. ETV Radio also presents the chamber music concerts nationally on public radio.
Performance Today on ETV Radio classical service will be heard one hour later during the Spoleto Festival USA. Spoleto Today will pre-empt The Takeaway on ETV Radio news service (The Takeaway can still be heard at its regular time online at etvradio.org). Both Performance Today and The Takeaway will return to their regular broadcast time on June 10, 2013.
ETV Radio’s classical services include:
- - WSCI-FM 89.3 Charleston
- - WEPR-FM 90.1 Greenville
- - WLTR-FM 91.3 Columbia
ETV Radio’s news services include:
- - WRJA-FM 88.1 Sumter
- - WNSC-FM 88.9 Rock Hill
- - WLJK-FM 89.1 Aiken
- - WJWJ-FM 89.9 Beaufort
- - WHMC-FM 90.1 Conway
ETV Radio can also be streamed over the Internet by going to www.etvradio.org.
South Carolina ETV (presenting station) is the state's public educational broadcasting network. Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning. South Carolina ETV currently presents A Chef’s Life, Expeditions, and For Your Home on public television in addition to national radio productions Song Travels, Piano Jazz, Spoleto Festival USA, and World of Opera.