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June 2, 2010

Newport Music Festival Loses Charismatic Artistic Director in Automobile Accident

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BMInt is saddened to report the death of Mark P. Malkovich III, founder and long-time artistic director of the Newport Music Festival in an automobile accident last Saturday in Minnesota. Dr. Malkovich’s son, Mark Malkovich IV, assures the festival’s fans that the 42nd season will go on as scheduled from July 9 through July 25, including the special concert and Champagne reception on July 10 for what would have been Dr. Malkovich’s 80th birthday.

BMInt is covering he Newport Music Festival in an upcoming notice of summer festivals and will list highlights of its extensive concert schedule in its Upcoming Events.

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