Beethoven’s Wig

  11.07.2017

Try singing these words to the first eight notes of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony: “Beethoven’s Wig is very big!”  Funny, huh?  That’s what I thought when I wrote them in what

Behind the project – “Polonaise-Fantasie: The Story of a Pianst”


  27.06.2017

It is very exciting and meaningful for me to present “Story of a Young Pianist” in Newport, one of my most beloved places to play in the world. This is

Synaesthesia Creative Process

  7.06.2017

We are delighted to present “Synaesthesia” a unique collaboration from world-renowned Artist Ima Montoya and Cellist Asier Polo on July 19 at the Newport Art Museum. Polo’s performance of Bach’s

A Welcome to the 49th Season

  15.05.2017

Dear Friends and Music Lovers, This year we pay a special tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven.  Like many of the artists who come to Newport he was devoted to music

Old School/New School

  6.12.2016

Old School/New School Did you know that the Festival’s library holds over 25,000 printed musical scores? That is over 4 tons of paper. It took a dozen volunteers a full

A Newport Wardrobe Mystery by Coline-Marie Orliac

  5.07.2016

A NEWPORT WARDROBE MYSTERY by Coline-Marie Orliac  

The Bogányi Piano has left the building (in Europe) and is on its way here…..

  28.06.2016

We can’t wait. The incredible Bogányi Piano is officially on it’s way from Europe to Newport, R.I. to make its North American debut at our festival. You can see and

Welcome

  24.05.2016

Welcome to the Newport Music Festival. Having been associated with the Newport Music Festival for over 40 years, I have been witness to much of its history.  When my father