to support the participation of Lihe Xiao in the world premiere of Paradise Interrupted in the 2015 season of Spoleto Festival.
to enable Ong Keng Sen to direct the American premiere of Michael Nyman's Facing Goya in the 2014 festival season
to support in its 2013 season Spoleto Festival USA’s first Japanese opera production, Toshio Hosokawa’s opera Matsukaze.
To support the 2012 production at Spoleto Festival USA of Guo Wenjing’s chamber opera Fengyiting, to be directed by acclaimed Armenian-Canadian film director Atom Egoyan.
to bring Hiroaki Umeda to Spoleto ($10,000) from May 22-June 7, 2009.
to support the participation of performing artists from the Contemporary Legend Theatre of Taiwan in the company's production of Kingdom of Desire at Spoleto Festival USA in spring 2005