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André Previn World Premiere
Contemporary Music Series
Newport, Rhode Island

Jun 23, 2017 | Concert, News, Orchestrator

“Almost an Overture”

A new work for orchestra by André Previn

orchestrated by Greg Anthony Rassen

“Almost an Overture” is a piece written especially by Sir André Previn for the newly formed Newport Contemporary Arts Orchestra. The world premiere performance will be followed by the American premiere of French composer Gerard Pesson’s “Future is a Faded Song”, featuring renowned pianist Melaine Dalibert.


Goldsmith: Soarin’
Previn: “Almost and Overture”- World premiere performance
Pesson: “Future is a Faded Song”- American premiere performance
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Newport Contemporary Arts Orchestra
Paul Van Anglen, Conductor
Melaine Dalibert, Piano soloist
André Previn: Special Guest

Opening Night with André Previn
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 8PM
Rogers High School Auditorium
More information | tickets

“Almost an Overture” is now published by G. Schirmer. Preview here.