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

NOW, in addition to becoming a new Season Subscriber, you can purchase Single Tickets!.

All concerts at the Newport Performing Arts Center

 

HOMECOMING, REFLECTION AND CELEBRATION

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

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, singing American popular song and European classical music, and narrating the stirring words of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. This is an evening not to be missed.

William Grant Still: Festive Overture
Cole Porter: Two Medleys, arranged by Bill Holcombe - Selected songs, including "I’ve Got You Under my Skin," "Let’s Fall In Love," and more
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.)

 


BAROQUE AND BEYOND FOR THE HOLIDAYS

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

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

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

 


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