Spoleto Festival USA 2023: a stage for retelling stories
Festival General Director Mena Mark Hanna shares about the staggering breadth and uniqueness of the 17-day performing arts festival, touching on a few of the experiences and themes audiences can expect from its 47th season.
In this Sonatas & Soundscapes interview that aired Friday, May 26th, host Bradley Fuller speaks with Spoleto Festival USA General Director Mena Mark Hanna. Hanna shares about some of the overarching themes of the festival’s 47th season, how Spoleto is paying tribute to the memory of a beloved musician and personality, and what has him especially excited for his second year as general director.
Spoleto Festival USA 2023 runs through Sunday, June 11th, and features more than 120 live performances spanning theater, dance, opera, orchestral, choral, and chamber music, jazz, bluegrass, and other genres in venues throughout Charleston.