Adam Flatt, Conductor
Thomas Young, Tenor and Narrator
World renowned operatic and concert tenor Thomas Young brings his versatile artistry to Newport, singing American popular song and European classical music, and speaking the stirring words of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. This is an evening not to be missed.
William Grant Still: Festive Overture
Cole Porter: Selected songs, including “Night and Day,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” and several more
Felix Mendelssohn: “Be thou faithful unto death” from St. Paul
Joseph Schwantner: New Morning for the World, “Daybreak of freedom” (texts from the works of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.)
There will be a pre-concert talk with Maestro Flatt at 6:45pm, Saturday night only.