An Evening with Howard Shore

Newport Contemporary Music Series
Friday, July 28, 2017 from 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM (EDT)
Newport, Rhode Island

Join Newport Contemporary Music Series for a special evening featuring the concert music of legendard maestro Howard Shore! They will be performing the US Premiere of his virtusoic “Ruin and Memory” a concerto for piano, as well as his mysteriously beautiful “Six Pieces”. The program will also feature works by Andre Previn and Pierre Boulez, concluding with Alban Berg’s haunting Concerto for Violin performed by our concert master, Harris Shilakowsky,

There will be a Q&A with Howard Shore following the concert, as well as an autograph signing.

Previn: Almost and Overture
Shore: Ruin and Memory – Concerto for Piano (US Premiere)
Boulez: Messaguesquisse
Shore: Six Pieces
Berg: Concerto for Violin

Newport Contemporary Arts Orchestra
Howard Shore, special guest
Paul Van Anglen, conductor
Aaron Likness, piano solo
Harris Shilakowsky, violin solo