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.

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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