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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

Spoleto Festival USA

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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Experience the magnificent Spoleto Festival and its complementary event, Piccolo Spoleto. These international multi-arts celebrations are America’s premier international performing-arts festivals, filling lovely Charleston’s historic theaters, churches and outdoor spaces with performances by world-renowned artists and emerging performers in opera, theater, dance, chamber, symphonic, choral, bluegrass and jazz. Attend four Spoleto performances with reserved tickets and seating and as many Piccolo Spoleto events as you can fit in around the Spoleto, and hear from Spoleto staff. Make use of a significant amount of free time to pursue your own interests with opportunities to dine out on your own.


Highlights

• Be thrilled by symphonies and operas, exhilarated by jazz and bluegrass, electrified by dance and acrobatics and delighted by theater.
• A horse-drawn carriage ride reveals more than 300 years of history, including antebellum mansions, churches and gardens.
• Enjoy reserved seating for all performances as well as a significant amount of free time for exploring the festival on your own.


Program Notes

New in 2016: Spoleto will feature a landmark production of the opera "Porgy and Bess" in cooperation with the Johnson C. Smith University Concert Choir. Program attendance includes tickets to four Spoleto events - including a ticket to Porgy & Bess - and one Piccolo Spoleto event, as well as free time for exploring other events, for which participants may reserve tickets in advance.

Activity Notes

Walking up to six blocks to Spoleto venues; some uneven terrain.

Date Notes
5/27/2016
Spoleto Tickets included in your program are: Chamber Music I, 40th Season Celebration Concert, Rene’ Marie (Jazz), Porgy and Bess. Piccolo Ticket: Sound of Charleston.6/1/2016
Spoleto Tickets included in your program are: Chamber Music IV, Randy Weston Jazz, Porgy and Bess, pm, L.A. Dance Project. Piccolo Ticket: Sound of Charleston.6/6/2016
Spoleto Tickets included in your program are: Chamber Music VIII, Choral Fantasy, Porgy and Bess, Havana Rakatan. Piccolo Ticket: Sound of Charleston.

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
6 Performances

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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