In production of this season of SummerStages, WDAV traveled to Charleston, SC for one of the world’s top summer music festivals: Spoleto Festival USA. While there, we enjoyed performances at the festival’s many venues as well the outstanding culinary offerings of the city. Anyone visiting Charleston cannot help being charmed by its beauty and hospitality – we were certainly no exception.
As part of our Spoleto trip, host Matt Rogers had the opportunity to speak with conductors Anne Manson and Joe Miller, pianist Stephen Prutsman, and orchestra members Jack Marquardt and Matt Bronstein. They couldn’t say enough about what an incredible festival Spoleto was, or the appeal of Charleston. Everyone’s favorite attraction was unanimous: the food.
SummerStages episodes featuring recordings from Spoleto Festival USA’s 2012 season will air on WDAV September 9th through the 28th, Sundays at 3pm and Fridays at 7pm. SummerStages episodes are also always available on demand at SummerStages.net. So, chow down!