The Formosa String Quartet announces the worldwide release of "From Hungary to Taiwan" on Bridge Records.
Newman plays Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations and "Summer" from his Four Seasons with the Bartlesville Symphony.
In a segment on the Moab Music Festival, Newman is featured playing solo cello music by Bright Sheng.
Newman has been commissioned by the Ryuji Ueno Foundation to write a piece for the opening ceremony of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC.
On May 11, Newman plays a recital with pianist Ryo Yanagitani at Evermay in Washington DC.