Thursday, May 11, 2023

The end of May is almost here and so is Piccolo Spoleto! This year, the Piccolo Spoleto festival is celebrating its 45th season and will kick off on May 26 through June 11th. CCPL is so excited to host six great Piccolo Spoleto shows at Main Library! Keep scrolling to learn more about the festival events at CCPL and how to secure your tickets. Go to for full festival details! 

Interested in attending a Piccolo Spoleto event at CCPL?

  • These performances do require entry tickets.
  • Tickets will be available at Main Library's Children's Desk starting  Monday, May 22.
  • Please come in person to request and pick up your tickets, no phone calls. 
  • Tickets are limited and available while supplies last. 

Would you like your class or group to attend one of these events? 

  • School groups are granted priority access to the 9:15 a.m. performances.
  • Groups MUST register by May 15.
  • Please call 843-805-6893 to register your school group.  


Check out this year's shows at Main Library!


Porkchop Productions Presents: RAPunzel

Tuesday, May 30 at 9:15 a.m. SOLD OUT

Tuesday, May 30 at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a fractured adaptation of this timeless tale that features an assortment of musical genres to keep the story rocking along.


College of Charleston's Opera in Little Red's Most Unusual Day

Wednesday, May 31 at 9:15 a.m.

Wednesday, May 31 at  11:00 a.m

Get Little Red Riding Hood’s perspective on the importance of obeying your mother! Join College of Charleston opera students for this delightful children’s opera set to music by Offenbach and Rossini.


Piccolo Spoleto: Professor Jazz

Thursday, June 1 at 9:15 a.m.

Thursday, June 1 at 11:00 a.m.

Join Professor Jazz and his quartet as they entertain through song, demonstrating different styles of jazz through the years while also explaining the role of each musical instrument. Professor Jazz is Ken Foberg on trombone with Tyler Ross on guitar, Brian Reed on bass, and Mike Brown on drums.


About the Festival: Since 1979, the Piccolo Spoleto Festival has annually presented a varied program that includes visual arts exhibitions, performances of classical music, jazz, dance, theater, and choral music, cultural events and community celebrations, poetry readings, children’s activities, craft shows, and film screenings. Piccolo Spoleto prioritizes accessibility for both artists and performers, presenting professional work of the highest standard, while ensuring nearly half of Piccolo’s events are admission-free, with the balance offered at affordable ticket prices