The Newport Music Festival 2016 Concert Season

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Rachmaninoff Morning
Friday, July 8   |   11am
The Elms  
Opening our 2016 season with music by one of the all-time musical greats (and festival favorite) Sergei Rachmaninoff. The beginning of a 10-concert series.
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Opening Night Concert
Friday, July 8   |   8pm
The Breakers 
Inaugurating the 48th season with the World Premiere of Mendelssohn’s “Double Concerto,” transcribed by Sergey Antonov.

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Hungarian Rhapsody
Saturday, July 9  |  11am
Chateau-sur-Mer Tent 
Rapturous music from Hungary’s finest composers.
Lunch on The Porch at Chateau-sur-Mer.
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Bachanalia
Saturday, July 9  |  2pm
Chateau-sur-Mer 
Celebrating the music of legendary Composer Johann Sebastian Bach and the festival’s first performances at the magnificent Chateau-sur-Mer.
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Gergely Bogányi
Saturday, July 9   |  8pm
The Breakers 
A thrilling recital program at The Breakers featuring the North American debut of the Bogányi Grand Piano.

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Favorite Brahms
Sunday, July 10  |  11am
Chateau-sur-Mer Tent 
Major works from the great German composer featuring an all-star festival cast.
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Ecclesia Consort
Sunday, July 10  |  4pm
Saint Joseph’s Church (Broadway at Mann Avenue)
Rachmaninoff’s greatest choral achievement performed in the beautiful Saint Joseph’s Church.

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Russian Romantics
Sunday, July 10  |  8pm
The Breakers 
A thrilling program featuring monumental Russian repertoire.
A magical evening at The Breakers.

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Rachmaninoff Morning
Monday, July 11   |   11am  Pre-Concert Talk at 10:30am 
The Elms  

Romantic music of Sergei Rachmaninoff featuring the robust “Cello Sonata
in G Minor.” Join Classical Radio Host Larry King for a Rachmaninoff-Talk.

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Magical Mendelssohn
Monday, July 11  |  4pm
Chateau-sur-Mer Tent 
Enchanting music by this Classical Era great
including themes from “A Midsummer’s Night Dream.”

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Vienna Piano Trio
Monday, July 11   |   8pm  
The Breakers  
Celebrated for their finesse, infectious exuberance, tonal allure, and irresistible panache, the Vienna Piano Trio has been hailed as “one of the world’s leading ensembles of piano, violin and cello.” –The Washington Post
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Vienna Piano Trio
Tuesday, July 12   |   11am  
The Elms  
An encore presentation of this internationally acclaimed trio
featuring major piano trio works.

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Rachmaninoff Series 4
Tuesday, July 12   |   5pm  
Saint Matthew’s Church  
Celebrating the music of this legendary Russian composer featuring some of his best loved works.
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Inna Faliks in Recital
Tuesday, July 12   |   8pm  
The Breakers  
“Grand temperament, sound and precision. Concert pianist of the highest order, with the power to do anything she wants.” —El Norte
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Clemens Teufel
Wednesday, July 13   |   11am  
The Elms  
We welcome German pianist Clemens Teufel in his Newport debut with a program of American masterworks.
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Czech Masters:
Jiří Bárta & Terezie Fialová

Wednesday, July 13   |   5pm  
Saint Matthew’s Church  
This dynamic duo reign supreme showcasing Dvořák’s Cello masterworks.
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Lucyna Jarzabek
American Debut

Wednesday, July 13   |   8pm  
The Breakers  
Continuing the festival tradition of superlative American debuts.

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Gergely Bogányi
Encore Recital

Thursday, July 14   |   11am  
The Elms  
A thrilling all-Chopin recital program at The Elms and a second opportunity to see and hear the North American debut of the Bogányi Grand Piano.
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French Salute

Thursday, July 14   |   4pm  
Chateau-sur-Mer Tent  
Traditional festival salute to Bastille Day.

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Sergey Antonov and
Bernadene Blaha in Recital

Thursday, July 14   |   8pm  
The Breakers  
Our heralded duo in a powerhouse concert of favorites featuring an all-French second half.
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Sunrise Concert
Friday, July 15   |   5:24am  
The Chinese Tea House  
A spectacular sunrise awaits with an enchanting program, coffee and treats.
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Debussy Morning
Friday, July 15   |   11am  
The Elms  
Concert featuring cherished repertoire of this great French master.
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Rachmaninoff Series 5
Friday, July 15   |   2pm  
National Museum of American Illustration Tent  
A piano lover’s dream featuring an all-star cast.
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Monumental Music
Friday, July 15   |   7pm  
The Breakers  
Two of the greatest keyboard compositions from the Romantic Era.
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Festival Gala: Rhapsody at Rosecliff
Friday, July 15   |   7pm  
Rosecliff  
A brilliant evening in celebration of the 48th Season.
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Morning Beethoven
Saturday, July 16   |   11am  
National Museum of American Illustration Tent  
Rise and shine with a few of Beethoven’s beloved masterworks.
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Rachmaninoff Series 6
Saturday, July 16   |   2pm  
National Museum of American Illustration Tent  
Rare and well-known works.
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Opera Night
Saturday, July 16   |   8pm  
The Breakers  
A Feast for Fanatics.
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Morning Mozart 1
Sunday, July 17   |   11am  
National Museum of American Illustration Tent  
Legendary works from this legendary composer.

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Rachmaninoff Series 7
Sunday, July 17   |   2pm  
National Museum of American Illustration Tent  
Celebrating the music of Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff featuring the rarely heard “String Quartet No. 2.”
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Concert-Images-Prof-AmatuersProfessional Amateurs
Sunday, July 17   |   6pm  
The Elms  
Welcoming accomplished amateur musicians.
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Glitter & Gold
Sunday, July 17   |   8pm  
The Breakers  
An evening at The Breakers circa 1908 to celebrate the wedding of Gladys Moore Vanderbilt to Count László Széchenyi. Hosted by her brother, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt.
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Chopin Morning
Monday, July 18   |   11am  
The Elms  
Chamber music and world premiere transcriptions featuring the masterful “Piano Trio.”
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Mozart at Blithewold
Monday, July 18   |   11am  
Blithewold Mansion  
A program of exceptional works by Mozart featuring the Festival All-Stars at this idyllic Bristol, Rhode Island setting.
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Rachmaninoff Series 8
Monday, July 18   |   4pm  
Newport Art Museum  
Celebrating the music of the Russian composer featuring world premiere transcriptions and the fantastic “Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos.”
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Bridge to Hope-Harmonic Convergence
Monday, July 18   |   8pm  
The Breakers  
For more information about The Samaritans of Rhode Island and its special events and programs, please visit www.samaritansri.org.
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Guten Morgen
Tuesday, July 19   |   11am  
The Elms  
Wondrous works by great German composers.
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Chopin at Blithewold
Tuesday, July 19   |   11am  
Blithewold Mansion  
Chamber music and world premiere transcriptions featuring the masterful “Piano Trio.”
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Germanic Romantics
Tuesday, July 19   |   4pm  
Newport Art Museum  
Monumental works from von Weber, Brahms and
featuring Schubert’s dynamic “Piano Sonata in B-flat Major.”
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Beethoven at The Breakers
Tuesday, July 19   |   8pm  
The Breakers  
Music by The Master with a Special Birthday Celebration.
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Diego Tosi at Forty 1° North
Tuesday, July 19   |   9pm – Midnight
Forty 1° North   
Join us at Forty 1° North, an exclusive setting overlooking the Newport Harbor.
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Morning Mozart 2
Wednesday, July 20   |   11am  
The Elms  
Pre-Concert Talk at 10:30am
A morning of Mozartian classics. Join Classical Radio Host Larry King for a Mozart-Talk
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Czech Mates
Wednesday, July 20   |   4pm
Newport Art Museum  
Masterful moves by bohemian buddies featuring Dvořák’s expansive and lyrical “Piano Quartet No. 2.”
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Brahms Cello Sonatas
Wednesday, July 20   |   6-7pm
Redwood Library  
A tour de force in the Historic Redwood Library.

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Summer Breezes
Wednesday, July 20   |   8pm
The Breakers  
A wind extravaganza to awaken the noblest passions.

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Summer Winds
Thursday, July 21  |   11am
The Elms  
A special morning at The Elms featuring brass and wind favorites.

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Latitude 41
Thursday, July 21   |   4pm
St. Columba’s Parish Hall  
We welcome the return of the Newport Music Festival-inspired trio featuring Brahms’ beautiful trios. This will be one of the first festival concerts at Saint Columba’s Parish Hall.
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Love is Here to Stay
Thursday, July 21  |   8pm
The Breakers  
A tribute to the George and Ira Gershwin
featuring new arrangements from the Gershwin Songbook.
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Bon Matin
Friday, July 22   |   11am
The Elms  
It’s a beautiful day for music.

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Schubert Afternoon
Friday, July 22  |   4pm
St. Columba’s Parish Hall  
Among the greatest of all Classical Era composers includes the magnificent “Piano Trio in B-flat Major.” A warm festival welcome to St. Columbia’s Parish Hall.
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My Most Favorite Chopin
Friday, July 22   |   7pm
The Breakers  
Beloved works from two special friends.
Enjoy a post-concert wine tasting on The Terrace at 8pm.

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Two Piano Extravaganza
Friday, July 22  |   9pm
The Breakers  
A piano lover’s dream!
Enjoy pre-concert wine tasting on The Terrace at 8pm.

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Rachmaninoff Series 9
Saturday, July 23   |   11am
National Museum of American Illustration Tent  
Glorious music by Rachmaninoff featuring an all-star cast.

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Latitude 41
Saturday, July 23  |   11am
Redwood Library  
A fantastic opportunity to hear beautiful piano trios in Historic Redwood Library.

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Jeffrey Biegel
Saturday, July 23   |   4pm
St. Columba’s Parish Hall   
A scintillating recital by an American Classic.
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From Broadway to Hollywood–Live
Saturday, July 23  |   9pm
The Breakers  
Award-Winning pianist’s debuts his new PBS show at the festival.
Pre-Concert Reception at 7:15pm on The Terrace to Benefit the
Mark P. Malkovich, III Memorial Fund Endowment.
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Rachmaninoff Series 10
Sunday, July 24   |   11am
National Museum of American Illustration Tent   
The final installment of our 10-concert Rachmaninoff Series
featuring great transcriptions and the lively “Suite for Two Pianos.”

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Impromptu Morning
Sunday, July 24  |   11am
Redwood Library  
Featuring Schubert’s complete solo “Impromptus,”
among the finest examples of this popular genre.

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Closing Concert:
Dohnányi & Bolling

Sunday, July 24   |   8pm
The Breakers  
Dohnányi and Bolling combine to create
a thrilling conclusion to festival 2016!

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