January 2023, Featuring a commissioned work by Dr. Sara Graef on the Yakona Nature Preserve our natural beauty gem on the Oregon Coast in Newport, Oregon.

January 21 & 22 we are excited to present a newly commissioned work by Dr. Sara Graef inspired by Yakona Nature Preserve, a natural beauty and remnant of the expansive fog-belt forests that once blanketed coastal Oregon.

This truly awesome concert will feature Yakona Nature Preserve as captured by photographers Roger Thompson, Rena Olson and Bill Posner and the students from Waldport High Digital Media Arts and Design School

We are truly excited to bring this piece to our area and share it with all the people living on the Oregon Coast, visiting, or supporting this region through art, beauty, and community.

World Premiere of work by Sara Carina Graef

 January 21, 2023 7:30 PM & January 22, 2023 2:00 PM

Adam Flatt, conductor

Sara Carina Graef, composer

Robert Schumann, Symphony no. 1. “Spring”
Sara Carina Graef, New Work. NSO Commission in conjunction with Yakona Nature Preserve photographers Roger Thompson, Rena Olson, Bill Posner and the Waldport High School Digital Media & Design students.

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