Season 2013-14

Date Nights and Afternoon Delights

Take a Tour of the Venue! Newport Performing Arts Center

September 28-29 BLOCH, ALLISON and PICTURES

Presented by Concert Sponsors the Nye Beach Merchants Association

Saint-Saens —Danse Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila ? ?
Bloch—Schelomo for Cello and Orchestra ??
Mussorgsky/ Ravel—Pictures at an Exhibition

allisonelredgeGuest cellist Allison Eldredge has been heralded as a musician of remarkable gifts by the Chicago Tribune, and an impassioned and focused soloist by the New York Times, Eldredge has performed as soloist with many of the world’s great orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Saint Louis Symphony, and the Boston Pops.


November 2-3 TRAGEDY and TRIUMPH

Britten—-Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes–Passacaglia from Peter Grimes
Beethoven—-Symphony No. 5


December 7-8 Returning to Newport! ERICA BROOKHYSER in Concert

Erica Brookhyser

Presented by Concert Sponsor Dr. Eric Brown and Animal Medical Care?

Ms. Brookhyser’s artistic collaborators include stage directors Achim Freyer,?Chas Rader-Shieber, Marta Domingo, and John Dew, as well as conductors?James Conlon, Placido Domingo, William Lacey and Steuart Bedford.?

NOTE: The symphony does not perform these concerts


January 25-26 EXOTIC, SACRED and PROFANE

Harrison (Lou)—-A Reel in Honor of Henry Cowell, from Third Symphony
Takemitsu—-Tree Line
Debussy—-Sacred and Profane Dances for Harp and Strings
Kuzma—-Noels for Harp and Orchestra
Schumann—-Symphony No. 1 “Spring”

Featured Performer — Martha Griffith, harp


February 22 DAVID OGDEN STIERS PRESENTS: A Special Event – The Battle of Batons!

David Ogden Stiers

David Ogden Stiers

Featuring young local talents taking their turn conducting the full NSO. Plus, works will be conducted by Associate Conductor, David Ogden Stiers. Every dollar in ticket sales will benefit the Endowment of the Newport Symphony, which exists to further the artistic vision of the NSO for decades to come!

Reserved Seat Tickets: Adults $25 and $18, Students $8, children six and under free.(Season ticket seating does not apply.To keep your seat order early!!!)


March 29-30 STRAUSS and STRAUSS!

Strauss, Johann—-Overture to The Gypsy Baron—-Emperor Waltzes
Strauss, Richard—-Death and Transfiguration—-Orchestral music from Der Rosenkavalie