Spoleto

Spoleto 2018 is Officially Underway

May 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Charleston mayor John Tecklenburg (left) kicks off Spoleto 2018.

On a day that is notoriously hot, a refreshing breeze swept down Broad Street in downtown Charleston and a forecast calling for rain seemed to have been delayed. A velvet voice welcomed the crowd with the song, "Carolina" and the bells of St. Michael's Church rang, signally...

Behind the Garden Gate at Spoleto Festival USA

July 6, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Garden Gate

The "Behind the Garden Gate" garden tour is a one-of-a-kind tour of private gardens in Charleston, South Carolina. The tour takes place during the Spoleto Festival. The supporting agencies are Spoleto Festival USA, the Charleston Horticultural Society, and The Garden...

Another Way of Speaking (Spoleto 2007)

June 9, 2017 - Posted in Local
Another Way of Speaking

Jazz singer Rene Marie sound checks at The Cistern at the College of Charleston. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

The Club of the Unloved (Spoleto 2006)

June 8, 2017 - Posted in Local
The Club of the Unloved

Cornwall's Kneehigh Theatre present the Cornish legend of Tristan and Yseult as a theater art piece to an American audience. Spoleto Festival USA 2017 is May 26 – June 11 in Charleston, SC. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on...

Emio Greco is Dead (Spoleto 2005)

June 7, 2017 - Posted in Local
EMIO GRECO IS DEAD

Italian choreographer, Emio Greco jumps the boundary between classical and tribal dance to create a physical dialogue between mind and body. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

The More You Give The More You Get (Spoleto 2002)

June 6, 2017 - Posted in Local
THE MORE YOU GET THE MORE YOU GIVE

The Dance Theater of Harlem is world-renowned for it's visually stunning performances of classical ballet. Co-founder Arthur Mitchell explains his approach to production and the need to challenge the stereotypes of the ballet world. Visit the website for more information...

Where Things Come From (Piccolo Spoleto 2008)

June 5, 2017 - Posted in Local
WHERE THINGS COME FROM

Filmmaker and Artist Sam Fleischner creates an installation that serves as a theater for his film 10 Trees, which documents the cutting and manufacturing process of the plywood material used in it's construction. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our...

People Are People (Spoleto 2003)

June 2, 2017 - Posted in Local
PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE

Mezzo-Soprano Sarah Castle is transformed into a Prince for Handel's Tamerlano. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .

Rain Forest (Spoleto 2004)

June 1, 2017 - Posted in Local
 John Kennedy, director of Spoleto's Music in Time concert series,

John Kennedy, director of Spoleto's Music in Time concert series, talks about the origins and influences of the festivals more avante-garde musical offerings. Visit the website for more information. Watch some of our favorite performances on this edition of Palmetto Scene .