Backstage at the Festival
Above: Piano technician extraordinaire Tom Kaplan hard at work on one of the Festival's many beautiful Yamaha instruments. Tom and his wife JoAnn, who is also a seasoned piano technician, spend three weeks in Newport to keep the Festival's pianos in top form.
Left: Rupert Boyd warms up in the Safe Room at the Newport Art Museum
Above: Violist Gabriela Diaz and harpist Colleen-Marie Orliac share a moment backstage at The Elms tent.
Above: Rupert Boyd catches a ride to The Breakers
Right: Jiří Bárta warms ups outside the Newport Art Museum on a warm summer afternoon.
Göran Marcusson and Coline-Marie Orliac take advantage of the summer weather and the Elms Garden to practice.
Elmer Booze explains the finer points of page turning to admirers Jan Rubin and Joan Malkovich, backstage at The Breakers, July 2013.