Our holiday concert is traditionally the most popular concert of the season. Audiences will enjoy choral music of the season, presented in collaboration with the South Salem High School Symphonic Choir and director Will Mclean. The combined choirs will also perform Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach and a selection of shorter carols and holiday favorites.
Beethoven Symphony No. 9
Symphony No. 9 "Ode to Joy" by Ludwig van Beethoven. Featuring the Newport Symphony and soloists Janice Johnson, Laura Thoreson, Les Green and Anton Belov. We will also present selections from the "Liebeslieder" (Lovesongs) by Johannes Brahms, with four-hand piano accompaniment.
Elijah, an oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn. This masterpiece of the classical period depicts events in the life of the Biblical prophet Elijah. This semi-staged performance will include an orchestra of local musicians to accompany the chorus and soloists Laura Aguero, Laura Thoreson, Les Green and Anton Belov.