Enjoying a career of meteoric rise, pianist Eric Lu, who has been hailed by The Guardian as "a veritable poet of the keyboard," will make his Newport Classical debut in a program consisting of Schubert's Four Impromptus, a short selection of works by Mendelssohn from his Songs without Words, Bach's Capriccio and more. Newport Classical presents its nine-concert Chamber Series from September 2023 to June 2024 at its home venue, Newport Classical Recital Hall, bringing timeless music for today to Newport year round.
Newport Classical is a premier performing arts organization that welcomes people of every age, culture, and background to intimate, immersive musical experiences. The organization presents world-renowned and up-and-coming artistic talents at stunning, storied venues across Newport – an internationally sought-after cultural and recreational destination.
Newport Classical's 2023-2024 Chamber Series includes Young Concert Artists on Tour, featuring today's emerging star performers; internationally renowned soloists and chamber musicians violinist Chad Hoopes and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott; violinist William Hagen, hailed as a "brilliant virtuoso" by The Dallas Morning News, with pianist Orion Weiss; rising-star pianist Eric Lu, described by The Guardian as "a veritable poet of the keyboard;" the Galvin Cello Quartet, which burst onto the scene after capturing the Silver Medal at the 2021 Fischoff Competition; Eleni Katz and Evren Ozel in a program celebrating the many facets of the bassoon; the award-winning Balourdet Quartet, which recently won the Grand Prize at the 2021 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition; soprano Magdalena Kuźma, praised as a "standout" with "star quality" by Opera News; and powerhouse pianist Asiya Korepanova.