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01/01/2021 - 8:00 am

Garth Newel Piano Quartet in Venice

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Several dozen Garth Newel patrons were treated to an exceptional event during last year’s tour of Venice and the Veneto region.

Now Garth Newel Music Center and Art and Architecture Tours are inviting you to share in this evening of exquisite music in what is arguably the grandest venue in its 46-year history.

Palazzo Labia is noted not only as one of the last grand baroque palazzi built in Venice in the late 17th and early 18th c. Its famous ballroom, where the Garth Newel Piano Quartet performed as part of Venice’s Festival Galuppi, holds the frescoed interior, executed in 1745-46, by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, one of Venice’s most celebrated painters.

Within and under Tiepolo’s fresco series of Antony and Cleopatra, depicted in 18th c. Venetian attire, the piano quartet thrilled its audience of Garth Newel patrons and Italian festival subscribers.


Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959) – Piano Quartet No. 1

  • Poco Allegro
  • Adagio
  • Allegretto poco moderato

Louise Héritte-Viardot (1841-1918) – Spanisches Quartette, Op. 11

  • Paseo: Allegretto
  • Caña: Andantino
  • Serenada: Allegretto con moto
  • Divertimiento: Allegro giocoso

– intermission –

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) – Piano Quartet No.1 in G Minor, Op. 25

  • Allegro
  • Intermezzo: Allegro ma non troppo
  • Andante con moto
  • Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto

Garth Newel Piano Quartet

Teresa Ling – violin

Evelyn Grau – viola

Isaac Melamed – cello

Jeannette Fang – piano

Thank you to John Braymer of Art and Architecture Tours LLC for making this video possible!

Stay with Us

Complete your Garth Newel experience by spending the night on our 114-acre mountain property. After an evening of music, food and drink, enjoy a short walk to our 1920s Manor House. The spacious and comfortable rooms are quaintly decorated and the original art on display gives you a glimpse into our creative past. A continental breakfast is served in the morning.

The Dining Experience

Garth Newel Music Center has a long tradition of culinary excellence paired with inspiring performances. After many of our concerts our resident chef, Josh Elliott prepares a meal served right in the concert hall. The musicians join the audience in sharing good food and great company.