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Newport Classical Music Festival presents Concert and Cocktails: A Musical Soirée with Anthony McGill and Anna Polonsky

July 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$200 – $250

Toast the Newport Classical Music Festival at this intimate celebration. Clarinetist Anthony McGill is one of classical music’s most brilliantly multifaceted figures. His program includes music by Amanda Harberg, Copland, Adolphus Hailstork, and more. During the special intermission reception, explore the Library while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

The 2023 Newport Classical Music Festival presents twenty-six concerts this summer between July 4-23, 2023, bringing timeless music for today to Newport’s stunning historic mansions and venues including The Breakers, Blithewold Mansion, The Elms, Castle Hill Inn, Chinese Tea House, King Park, and more.

Program subject to change.

Highlights include performances by Broadway and opera star Kelli O’Hara (currently starring in HBO’s The Gilded Age, filmed in Newport); Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra; The Knights; renowned pianists Hélène Grimaud, Simone Dinnerstein, and Charlie Albright; New York Philharmonic principal clarinetist Anthony McGill in a return performance with pianist Anna Polonsky; riveting low-voice acapella ensemble Cantus; celebrated chamber ensembles including the Hermitage Piano Trio, Aizuri String Quartet, Excelsis Percussion Quartet, Sinta Saxophone Quartet, and Fenway Quintet; acclaimed cellists Zlatomir Fung and Amit Peled; charismatic Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing; and the world premiere of The Gilded Cage, a new work commissioned by Newport Classical from three-time GRAMMY®-nominated violinist/composer Curtis Stewart. Other highlights include the festival’s popular Opera Night at The Breakers featuring Così fan tutte in a bold new un-staged production, Sunrise Meditations concerts, a concert inspired by nature at Norman Bird Sanctuary, a free Fourth of July concert at King Park, and this year’s young professional Newport Classical Festival Artists in nine performances throughout the festival.

Details

Date:
July 21
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$200 – $250
Website:
https://newportclassical.org/event/concert-and-cocktails/

Organizer

Newport Classical
Phone:
401.849.0700
Email:
ronorati@newportmusic.org
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Venue

Redwood Library & Athenaeum
50 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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