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Newport Classical Music Festival presents Poulenc Trio with Hanzhi Wang

July 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

$48 – $58

The Poulenc Trio with virtuoso accordionist Hanzhi Wang present a spellbinding performance highlighting the accordion’s versatility and charm at the historic Redwood Library & Athenæum. Their program spans genres and eras and includes music by Vivaldi, Poulenc, Rossini, plus emerging star composers Juri Seo and Viet Cuong, creating an engaging musical dialogue.


Set against the picturesque backdrop of the City-by-the-Sea, the Newport Classical Music Festival presents 27 concerts held in 11 historic venues over 18 days from July 4-21, featuring a total of 120 musicians from around the world. Patrons can easily craft a Festival itinerary tailored to their preferences – be it the discovery of a new composer, the rhythm of percussion, or revisiting a beloved work with a fresh perspective. The Festival celebrates its 55th anniversary this year. For 55 years, Newport Classical has been a beacon for artistry, drawing in countless concertgoers to revel in exceptional performances within unique and intimate settings.


Highlights include Opening Night with the dynamic and inspiring Sphinx Virtuosi and cello soloist Thomas Mesa; a sensational recital by acclaimed violinist Anne Akiko Meyers; the return to Newport of Chanticleer, Canadian Brass, and A Far Cry with special guests Kinan Azmeh and Dinuk Wijeratne; the Music Festival debut of the storied, Boston-based Handel and Haydn Society; two enchanting evenings with Tony Award-winning Broadway star Laura Benanti, recently a featured guest on HBO’s The Gilded Age; plus performances by star pianists Lara Downes, Joyce Yang, Llewellyn Sánchez-Werner, Drew Petersen, and Daniel del Pino; and appearances by numerous celebrated chamber ensembles including the Isidore String Quartet; PUBLIQuartet; Duo Kayo; Lincoln Trio; Fenway Quintet; and Sō Percussion with vocalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw.


July 14
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$48 – $58
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Redwood Library & Athenæum
50 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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