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NEWPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL

Event

NEWPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL

  • Date: Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 7pm
  • Venue: The Chanler — 117 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI, United States
  • Tickets: Adults: $90 | Concession: $75 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Boyd Meets Girl pairs Australian classical guitarist Rupert Boyd with American cellist Laura Metcalf. The duo performs an eclectic and engaging range of repertoire, from Bach to Beyoncé. Both acclaimed soloists in their own right, Boyd has been described as “truly evocative” by The Washington Post, and as "a player who deserves to be heard" by Classical Guitar Magazine, while Metcalf, also a member of the ensembles Sybarite5 and Break of Reality, has been called "brilliant" by Gramophone. Boyd Meets Girl has toured throughout the USA, India, Nepal, New Zealand, and every state and territory in Australia.

Boyd Meets Girl’s debut album, released on the Grammy award-winning label Sono Luminous, reached #3 on the Billboard Traditional Classical chart, and received the following review in Gramophone: “They play like one, with a harmony of purpose as sure as their intonation.” The album has received over a million streams on Spotify, and has been broadcast on radio stations around the world, including New York’s WQXR and SiriusXM, and was selected as “Album of the Week” on California’s KDFC and Australia’s ABC Classic.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (1-401) 847- 1300 or by email to info@newportmusic.org

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample A New York Minute : for cello and guitar (2018) by Marian Budos
— performed by Laura Metcalf and Rupert Boyd

Featured artists

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