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“Masterful!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Joseph Newman Stone House Concerts

Joseph Newman Stone House Concerts
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Owner description: Enjoy sipping complimentary wine while relaxing to music of the Masters, played on a 1903 Steinway grand piano in the Stone House Music Room. Hear this private classical piano performance by a graduate of two prominent American conservatories, along with complimentary wine, followed by a tour of the unique Stone House. Composers generally featured include Schubert, Chopin, Brahms, Gottschalk, Debussy, and Liszt among others. Usual rate is $20 per person. Reservations are necessary.
Brandon, Mississippi, United States
1 review
“Masterful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Even after reading the great reviews, this exceeded my expectations! Started off our evening by attending his amazing concerta. A must do activity if you're visiting!

Visited March 2013
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minnesota
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“Fine music presented with thorough descriptions”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

The room comes alive as you discover that you are surrounded by artifacts and furnishings stemming all the way back to the first occupants of the house. The "era appropriate music" helps those walls talk as the selections are played in house parlor. As Joe points our, instruments like this often were a major source of daily entertainment in the early 19th century. After several musical pieces the focus shifts to the house tour exhibiting pictures and furnishings that cause one to become intimate with the family and local history.

Visited March 2013
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jeboone
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72 reviews
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“We Shall Return!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

We attended the concert when we stayed at the B&B (see our review). We have never followed classical music but Joe's program was something special and we can vouch for all the positive comments from the other reviews. This would be a stop on any trip to Natchez whether you are staying at the Stone House or not. It is well worth the price of admission.

Visited December 2012
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Georgetown, Texas
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6 reviews
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“Champagne and Chopin”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Piano concert is in the Stone House bed and breakfast. The pianist talks about each piece and the composer prior to and after playing it, which makes the music come alive. Sipping champagne while listening to beautifully played classical music is lovely. A tour of the B and B follows. The home has been in the Stone family for generations and he has many interesting pieces. His family history is amazing. Check out the very special copy of a great southern novel and photo of the author and good friend.

Visited November 2012
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Munich, Germany
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“Amazing experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

The owner is a talented musician and the journey through different music styles was a delight. This was a private concert and we really felt privileged to listen to it in such a wonderful house.

Visited June 2012
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