04-21-19 1893 Around the World - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival
In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos continue to preview the Newport Music Festival 2019 Season. In today's show they discuss 1893 Around the World at The Elms on Wednesday, July 17 @ 11:00 am Sponsored by Classical 95.9 FM WCRI...tickets $50/$40. 1893 was a remarkable year in the world of classical music. Dvořák produced his New World Symphony, Verdi created his opera Falstaff, and Tchaikovsky wrote his Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique". In the realm of chamber music, masterpieces and new forms of composition were being written that would forge new pathways for the future. The concert begins with the stunning Six Romances Sans Paroles by Cécile Chaminade. In 1913, she was the first female composer to be awarded the Legion of Honor. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.
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