Events

DELIGHTFUL - LIVE - 2021-2022 SEASON Newport Symphony Orchestra at the Ocean

Single Tickets Are Available!

Concerts at the Newport Performing Arts Center

LATIN FIREWORKS

March 19, 2022 7:30 PM & March 20, 2022 2:00 PM

Adam Flatt, conductor

Mónica Abrego, soprano

Soprano Mónica Abrego will light up the Performing Arts Center stage with her incandescent renditions of Latin favorites, and the orchestra will round out the season with super-high voltage Mexican repertoire in what is sure to be a great evening of music.

Blas Galindo: Sones de Mariachi
Aaron Copland: El Salón México
Arturo Marquez: Danzón no. 2
José Pablo Moncayo: Huapango
Juventino Rosas: Sobre las Olas
Plus, a spectacular set of selected songs from the Mexican and Spanish repertoire

 


 

HOMECOMING, REFLECTION AND CELEBRATION

PAST EVENT - A GREAT seasonal Opening Concert  

September 18, 2021 7:30 PM & September 19, 2021 2:00 PM

Newport Symphony concertmaster Casey Bozell takes a turn as soloist as the NSO makes a healing and triumphant return to live performance on our home stage of the PAC.

Adam Flatt, conductor

Casey Bozell, violin

William Schuman: "When Jesus Wept" from New England Triptych
George Walker: Lyric for strings
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo for violin and orchestra in B flat major
Joseph Haydn: Symphony no. 43 "Mercury"

 


DAYBREAK  OF FREEDOM

PAST EVENT - November 6, 2021 7:30 PM & November 7, 2021 2:00 PM

Adam Flatt, conductor

Thomas Young, tenor and narrator

World renowned operatic and concert tenor Thomas Young brings his versatile artistry to Newport.

This is an evening not to be missed.

William Grant Still: Serenade

George Frideric Handel: Deeper and deeper still

George Frideric Handel: Waft her angels through the skies

   Thomas Young, Tenor

Henry Purcell: "Strike the viol" from Come, ye sons of art
   Thomas Young, Tenor

Felix Mendelssohn: "Be thou faithful unto death" from St. Paul

Joseph Schwantner:  New Morning for the World, "Daybreak of freedom" (texts from the works of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.)

   Thomas Young, Narrator


BAROQUE AND BEYOND FOR THE HOLIDAYS

New this year - an NSO orchestra concert during the holidays!

PAST EVENT:  WEDNESDAY - December 8, 2021 2:00 PM & December 8, 2021 7:30 PM

Adam Flatt, conductor

Adrian Dee, flute

An intimate program of baroque and contemporary classics will usher in the holiday spirit. And we will unwrap a special gift from our own Adrian Dee. A new flute concerto in its first performance anywhere!

Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
William Grant Still: Mother and Child
Adrian Dee: Fantasy for Flute and Strings (World Premiere Performance)
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves Lucas Richman: A Hanukkah Celebration
Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 8, "Christmas Concerto"

 

 

PIANO SPECTACULAR

PAST EVENT:  January 15, 2022 7:30 PM & January 16, 2022 2:00 PM

Adam Flatt, conductor

Clayton Stephenson, piano

Van Cliburn Junior Piano Competition prizewinner Clayton Stephenson makes his Oregon Coast début with the most electric of all piano concertos.

Hector Berlioz: Rákóczy March from The Damnation of Faust
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges:  Symphony no. 2
Gabriela Lena Frank:  Three Latin American Dances
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1