America/New_York America/New_York America/New_York 20171105T020000 -0400 -0500 20181104T020000 EST 20180311T020000 -0500 -0400 EDT 20180424T162529Z 401-846-1133;; http Boston Brass opens Newport Music Festival’s 50th Anniversary Season with a rousing Fourth of July Extravaganza to celebrate America’s birthday. It begins with the National Anthem and includes an array of familiar tunes honoring members of the U.S. Military – Armed Forces Salute – and presents selections from composers whose experiences in this country are reflected in their music. From Copland’s Simple Gifts to Carmichael’s Stardust, Gershwin’s Summertime to Bernstein’s America, this concert will delight listeners young and old. NMF’s classical music legacy is also represented in J. S. Bach’s Little Fugue in G and Respighi’s Ancient Aires and Dances. The night closes with Tizol and Ellington’s Caravan, showcasing American jazz. 20180704T193000 20180704T213000 Kings Park @ 125 Wellington Avenue Newport, RI 02840 0 A Fourth of July Extravaganza free thumbnail;;501;200,medium;;501;200,large;;501;200,full;;501;200