Monthly Archives: May 2009

Geoff Nuttall Is Named Artistic Director of the Spoleto Festival USA Chamber Music Series

Nigel Redden, Spoleto Festival USA General Director, announced tonight that Geoff Nuttall has been named the incoming Charles E. and Andrea L. Volpe Artistic Director for Chamber Music.
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Spoleto Video: Jack Terricloth and “Addicted to Bad Ideas”

A sound-check snippet from WDAV and ETV Radio’s Spoleto Today videographer Katie Rather Moore on the edgy Spoleto caberet production of “Addicted to Bad Ideas,” featuring Jack Terricloth, frontman for the World Inferno Friendship Society. Check out the audiofeature at www.spoletochambermusic.org.
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Spoleto Photos: Punch Brothers @ The Cistern

Photos of The Punch Brothers’ Spoleto 2009 performance at The Cistern at The College of Charleston.
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Spoleto Works Its Magic

Spoleto magic took over: the sounds of Chris Thiele and the Punch Brothers were making the trees in the College of Charleston’s Cistern literally sway.
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Spoleto 2009: A Theme Emerges?

At the beginning of every Spoleto Festival I have attended (that’s 18, counting this one), Festival management has claimed there is no “theme” or unifying concept for that year’s Festival. Spoleto Festival USA has always taken considerable pride in its cheerfully uncentered eclecticism, and the fact is that it’s true: the festivals don’t have a pre-determined theme.
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Dress Rehearsal: Pianist Ramberto Ciammarughi

Check out Katie Rather Moore’s video of jazz pianist Rambert Ciammarughi’s dress rehearsal at College of Charleston’s Recital Hall at the Simons Center for the Arts.
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Spoleto Ready For Any Weather

Spoleto Festival has outdoor events, so the threat — or the fact — of rain is always a worry.
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Opening Ceremonies Spoleto 2009

Check out this quick video of Friday’s opening ceremonies at Spoleto Festival USA, courtesy of Katie Rather Moore, College of Charleston. Spoleto Today! from WDAVfm on Vimeo.

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