Newport Symphony Season Opener
Homecoming, Reflection, and Celebration
The NSO returns to the Performing Arts Center Stage for the first time since January 2020.
The 2021-22 concert season of the Newport Symphony Orchestra at the Ocean kicks off Saturday, September 18 at 7:30pm and Sunday, September 19 at 2:00pm at the Newport Performing Arts Center with a performance of Mozart’s Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in B flat major. The NSO’s charismatic Concertmaster Casey Bozell is the violin soloist.
Music Director and Conductor Adam Flatt will lead the Orchestra in performances of William Schuman’s “When Jesus Wept” and George Walker’s Lyric for Strings. The concert finale will be Joseph Haydn’s joyful Symphony no. 43, “Mercury.”
Casey Bozell is an energetic performer based in Portland, Oregon. She is an active solo, chamber, and orchestral player. She also holds positions with the Portland Opera Orchestra and Oregon Ballet Theater. Her solo performances include the Newport Symphony, Beaverton Symphony, Linfield Chamber Orchestra, Corban University Orchestra, and the Central Oregon Chamber Orchestra. She has served on the faculty of the Young Musicians and Artists summer camp since 2010 and is a founding member of the Portland-based piano trio Hammers and Bows.
Performances on Saturday include a pre-concert talk by Conductor Adam Flatt at 6:45p.m. Due to the pandemic the post-concert Wine Down receptions supported by Flying Dutchman Winery will not take place at this time.
There are Vaccination and Mask Protocols for attendance at this event. Detailed information available on the symphony website; www.newportsymphony.org
Tickets, $27 and $42 (plus fees) and $10 for students are on sale at the Performing Arts Center box office, by calling 541-265-2787 or online at NewportSymphony.org. The Center is located at 777 West Olive in Newport.