The Newport String Project launches its seventh season with performances at Innovate Newport and the Newport Art Museum

On Friday October 18th 4.30 pm at Innovate Newport, the Project offers audiences a preview of its opening concert at String Sessions. Perfect for the audience member on-the-go or those who want a sneak peek of our concerts, String Sessions reinvent the traditional concert format – presenting short concerts (45-60 minutes of music) in unconventional spaces, that give audiences a way to experience chamber music in a relaxed and approachable atmosphere. Refreshments and gathering at 4.30pm – Music at 5pm. This is a FREE event.

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Photo Credit: Jack Renner

On Saturday, October 19 at 2pm, the Newport String Project presents its Season Opening Concert. The afternoon will feature a dynamic program of works by Dvorak, Schumann and Montgomery. In celebration of the Museum’s current exhibition Forever Young: Representations of Childhood and Adolescence, the concert will feature a performance of Schumann’s “Scenes from Childhood”, arranged for string quartet. The afternoon will also include Dvorak’s autumnal String Quartet in E-flat and Jessie Montgomery’s soaring Duo for Violin and Cello.

Tickets $15 Museum Members; $20 Non-Members; $35 Supporter Tickets All tickets include admission to the Museum.

Tickets available at https://newportartmuseum.org/events/newport-string-oct-2019/

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