38th season of internationally known Spoleto Festival USA opens in South Carolina

May 26, 2014 2003

With a shower of confetti and the pealing of church bells, the Spoleto Festival USA on Friday opened its new season with a lineup including three operas, a production by Ireland's Gate Theatre and a concert by banjoists Béla Fleck and his wife, Abigail Washburn.

The 38th edition of the festival concludes June 8 with a concert and fireworks at Middleton Place, an antebellum plantation on the Ashley River. By that time, there will have been 148 performances by 63 artists and ensembles.

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