Spoleto Festival USA is fast approaching. The festival will take place in 14 venues across the country, in theaters, churches and open-air sites from May 25 through June 10. there’s an amazing line up of concerts, chamber music, visual arts, acrobatic performances and dance. 140 shows in all.
The Philip Glass opera “Kepler,” will have its American premiere during the Festival. The opera is about astronomer Johannes Kepler…awesome!
The dance lineup includes performances by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet….always beautiful!
The internationally known arts festival was started in Charleston in 1977 by composer Gian Carlo Menotti as a companion to his Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. Here’s the performance line up: http://www.spoletousa.org/home/