Preview: Going to Spoleto? Our critics pick their favorite things to see and hear [ArtsATL]

Occasionally ArtsATL writers are asked to share creation of a preview article, contributing content within their own principal disciplines, such as this one about the 2012 Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina. ~Mark Gresham

by Cynthia Bond Perry, Andrew Alexander and Mark Gresham | 23 May 2012, ArtsATL

Philip Glass' opera

Philip Glass’ opera “Kepler,” about the man who figured out the motions of the planets, will have its American premiere at this year’s festival.

A world staged premiere of a contemporary Chinese opera, a Philip Glass opera that’s new to the U.S., Alvin Ailey’s classic modern dance and Cedar Lake’s contemporary ballet are a few of the offerings at this year’s Spoleto Festival USA, the performing arts fête that will run for 17 days amid the historical elegance of Charleston, South Carolina. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL