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Old Colony House

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April 2017

“Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society”

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Old Colony House, 82 Touro St
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Described by some scholars as the “first professional orchestra” in the US, the Germania Musical Society toured nationally with the most celebrated virtuosi of the era and played a particularly vibrant role in the cultural landscape of Newport, where they resided each summer during their existence as a touring ensemble. On Thursday, April 6th, at 5:30 pm the Newport Historical Society will present “Perspectives on the Germania Musical Society”, a unique collaboration with the Newport String Project and Dr. Brian…

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