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The Newport Symphony Orchestra at the Ocean 2017-18 Season


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AMERICAN PICTURES

September 16 7:30 pm & 17 2:00 pm, 2017 NSO with Adam Flatt, Conductor

Pre-concert talk, Saturday only, 6:45 pm

Symphonic Photochoreograpy by Westwater Arts, Nicholas Bardonnay, multimedia artist

Ives/Schuman – Variations on America

Images of “National Park Suite” with music from Dvorak’s “New World Symphony”

Images of “Sagaland” with music from Part – Fratres for strings and percussion

Thomson – Suite from “The River”

Smetana – “The Moldau”

This concert is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts


CINEMATIC GEMS

November 4 7:30 pm & 5 2:00 pm, 2017 NSO with Adam Flatt, Conductor

Pre-concert talk, Saturday only, 6:45 pm

Special Guest Artists – Edmund Stone, Commentator & Chad Alexander, Bassoon

Shostakovich – music from the film “The Gadfly”

Ravel – Menuet antique

Wolf-Ferrari – Suite-Concertino for Bassoon and Orchestra

Korngold – Suite from the film “The Sea Hawk”

Guest appearance of Edmund Stone courtesy of All Classical Portland (KQOC 88.1 FM)


CHRISTMAS UNPLUGGED

December 9 7:30 pm & 10 2:00 pm, 2017

Special Guest – John Doan

presents Christmas Unplugged: reclaiming the Holiday Spirit, a traveling music and history show using a range of historical instruments

(Notes: the Newport Symphony Orchestra does not appear in this performance. There is no preconcert talk.)


AMERICAN VOICES

February 3 7:30 pm & 4 2:00 pm, 2017 NSO with Adam Flatt, Conductor

Pre-concert talk, Saturday only, 6:45 pm

Special Guest Artists – Erik Peterson, violin & Kenji Bunch, viola

Copland – El Salon Mexico

Griffes – The White Peacock

Bunch – “Verso” for solo violin, solo viola, harpsichord and string orchestra

Barber – Adagio for Strings

Barber – Symphony No. 1


EASTERTIME PRELUDES

March 24 7:30 pm & 25 2:00 pm, 2018 NSO with Adam Flatt, Conductor

Pre-concert talk, Saturday only, 6:45 pm

Special Guest Artist – Narek Arutyunian, clarinet

Haydn – Symphony no. 26 “Lamentatione”

Wagner – “Good Friday Spell” from Parsifal

Mozart – Clarinet Concerto K.622

Liszt – Symphonic Poem no. 3 Les Preludes