Newport Music Competition modifications title to Newport Classical

The Newport Music Competition declares at this time that it has modified its title to Newport Classical, saying in a press launch that it higher displays the group!s 53-year historical past of embracing the timelessness of classical music in addition to its present mission of trying towards the longer term and celebrating the variety of expression throughout the artform by way of year-round programming.

Newport Classical has additionally unveiled a colourful and dynamic new visible id that embodies the vitality, intimacy, and number of its repertoire and venues, projecting the group’s forward-looking imaginative and prescient of presenting “timeless music for at this time.”

Newport Classical has a wealthy legacy of musical curiosity, presenting the American debuts of over 130 worldwide artists and barely heard works, and is most well-known for internet hosting three weeks of live shows in the summertime within the beautiful historic mansions all through Newport and Aquidneck Island.

Since its founding in 1969, the group has produced greater than 2,000 live shows and hosted greater than 1,000 musicians and singers. In 2021, the group launched a brand new commissioning initiative – annually, Newport Classical will fee a brand new work by a Black, Indigenous, individual of colour, or girl composer as a
dedication to the way forward for classical music.

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