Spoleto Festival USA
Experience an exciting variety of world-class music, opera, and theater performances at Charleston's Spoleto Festival USA.
WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY
This tour has been exceptionally wonderful and far surpassed the tour description! The Spoleto events were fabulous and exciting... The entire trip was wondrous and exceptionally planned to delight and bring pleasure.”
I have often wanted to attend Spoleto. Smithsonian made it easy and more rewarding.”
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Stan Engebretson is Director of Choral Studies at George Mason University, Artistic Director of the National Philharmonic Chorale, and Director of Music at the historic New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in the greater Washington, D.C. area. For eight years, he led Smithsonian Journeys groups to the Carmel Bach Festival in Carmel, California, and in 2009 he lectured for the Smithsonian at the Aspen Music Festival in Aspen, Colorado.