2007 Newport Music Festival: Connoisseur's Collection
| Music | Documentary
Beautiful music in splendid settings performed by rising stars and superstars. Experience chamber music in the kind of grand rooms for which it was written. Held in the opulent Gilded Age mansions of Newport, Rhode Island - The Breakers, Marble House, Rosecliff, Ochre Court and more - the Newport Music Festival is one of the world's most extraordinary music events, the peak experience of summer for many music lovers. This special collection of concerts and highlights includes the Newport debut of 20-year-old American pianist Adam Golka, "Chopiniana" with French superstars Jean-Philippe Collard and Henri Demarquette, "Lisztening Post" (music by Franz Liszt, with six pianists), an all-Schumann program by world-renowned pianist Eduardus Halim, "Pieces of Eight" (octets and piano eight hands), and "Newport Music Fest Goes POPS!," with new Mozart improvisations by pianist John Bayless and suggestions from the audience.
DVD | Release Date 07/01/2008 | 900 Mins. | $124.99 | AMP8058 | 054961805891