A Tradition of Excellence

The 2015 season of The Newport Music Festival has come to an end. A marathon of 66 chamber music concerts in 17 days featured a cast of 100 musicians from 17 countries. Special thanks to all those great artists, the Festival's board of directors, contributors large and small, corporate sponsors, staff and representatives from the 12 different venues, including the Newport Mansions. THANK YOU!

Dates for the 48th season will be July 8 – 24, 2016.

Please explore this site to peruse the rich selection of information, history, biographies and events of the Newport Music Festival.

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Festival Gala 2015
Co-Chairs – Ms. Virginia Gambale & Dr. Austin Feeney.
Join us for the Festival "Gala Brillante" on Friday July 17th at Rosecliff Mansion. Be part of this distinguished group of Festival supporters. Featuring catering by Blackstone Caterers and the musical stylings of vocalist Anne Walsh and pianist Thomas Zink.
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Twenty Dollar Campaign
We're asking all of our friends to just send us $20, and when everyone does, we will balance the budget for Festival 2015.

Learn More
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2015 Season
Our 2015 season brochure has been mailed. Some details have been updated in the online version, , so you may want to ... Click here to download a PDF of the current brochure.

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History of the Festival
The Festival first entered the Newport summer scene in 1953 and has been produced continuously since 1969.
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Festival Artists
Some of the most talented musicians from around the world come to Newport to perform. Read about these special individuals.
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Corporate Sponsors
Our corporate sponsors play a significant role in the Newport Music Festival. Find out how your company can become a sponsor.
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Click here to Buy Tickets Online
Purchase tickets to all 66 Festival concerts. Or phone the Box Office at (401) 849-0700.
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Backstage at the Festival
There is more to producing the festival than most people realize. Get a glimpse of the artists behind the scenes.
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Festival Venues
Our concerts take place in some of the most beautiful settings in New England. This section offers photos and information.
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2014 Brochure
Click the image at left to download a 2.9 MB PDF of the entire 32-page brochure with the complete schedule and other details of the 46th season, July 11-27.
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Festival Gala 2014
Two hundred guests enjoyed another elegant evening at Rosecliff mansion with music performed by Festival artists.
Gala photos by Al Weem
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Sapphire Gala, July 2013
It was the event of the season at the beautiful Rosecliff mansion, with entertainment by festival artists.

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