Salve Regina hosting Newport Music Festival performances

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The Newport Music Festival is celebrating its 45th season through July 28 by presenting unique chamber music programs, American debuts, world-class artists and special events in the Casino Theatre and other unique venues throughout Newport. Sixty-two concerts featuring music ranging from Bach to Brubeck will be presented during the festival.

For more information on the Newport Music Festival, or to purchase tickets, call (401) 849-0700 or visit www.newportmusic.org.

Concerts scheduled in the Casino Theatre include:

Schubert Song and Dance

Wednesday, July 17 at 11 a.m.

The concert will showcase the essential and rare music of Franz Schubert and will feature festival pianist Michael Endres. Tickets are $32 for orchestra seating and $27 for balcony seating.

Verdi-Wagner 3

Wednesday, July 17 at 4 p.m.

The concert will celebrate the 200th anniversaries of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner. Featured musicians include baritone Peter Edelmann, Goran Marcusson on flute, Eric Ruske on French horn and pianists Michael Endres, Kevin Fitz-Gerald, Alain Jacquon and Grigorios Zamparas. Tickets are $32 for orchestra seating and $27 for balcony seating.

Schubertiad

Thursday, July 18 at 11 a.m.

The concert will feature the heavenly music of Franz Schubert, including the famous Trout Quintet. Featured musicians include Sergey Antonov on cello, Corinne Chapelle on violin, Eliot Porter on contrabass, David Quiggle on viola and pianists Bernadene Blaha, Michael Endres and Inna Faliks. Tickets are $32 for orchestra seating and $27 for balcony seating.

Agustin Anievas

Thursday, July 18 at 4 p.m.

The concert will feature distinguished American pianist Agustin Anievas, who will perform selections from Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Tickets are $32 for orchestra seating and $27 for balcony seating.

No Strings Attached

Monday, July 22 at 11 a.m.

The concert will feature music and conversation with English violinist Tasmin Little, whose outreach workshop has informed and educated people around the world in support of classical music. Tickets are $20 for orchestra seating, $15 for balcony seating and $10 for children.

Agustin and Carol Anievas

Monday, July 22 at 4 p.m.

The concert will feature the husband and wife team of pianists Agustin and Carol Anievas, who will perform selections from Frederic Francois Chopin. Tickets are $32 for orchestra seating and $27 for balcony seating.

Gershwin Evening

Monday, July 22 at 8 p.m.

The concert will feature the essential music of American idol George Gershwin. Featured musicians include soprano Theresa Cincione, Eugene Tzikindelean on violin and pianists Bernadene Blaha, Michael Endres, Kevin Fitz-Gerald and Daniel del Pino. Tickets are $42 for orchestra seating and $37 for balcony seating.

Children’s Concert

Wednesday, July 24 at 11 a.m.

The concert will feature Sergei Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” and Francis Poulenc’s “The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant,” performed by pianist Frederic Chiu and storyteller David Gonzalez. Tickets are $30 for orchestra seating, $25 for balcony seating and $10 for children.

Summer Valentine

Wednesday, July 24 at 4 p.m.

The concert will feature romantic music for a summer afternoon. Featured musicians include soprano Theresa Cincione, tenor Jason Karn, Goran Marcusson on flute, Eugene Tzikindelean on violin and pianists Bernadene Blaha, Daniel del Pino and Grigorios Zamparas. Tickets are $32 for orchestra seating and $27 for balcony seating.

Paganini Variations

Wednesday, July 24 at 8 p.m.

The concert will feature the music of Niccolo Paganini, along with Robert Muczynski, Witold Lutoslawski and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Featured musicians include Jiri Barta on cello, Rupert Boyd on guitar, Eugene Tzikindelean on violin and pianists Agustin Anievas, Bernadene Blaha, Kevin Fitz-Gerald and Daniel del Pino. Tickets are $42 for orchestra seating and $37 for balcony seating.

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