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Gilded Age Orchestra of Newport Musical Program

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Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

This program includes selections from the opening season of the Metropolitan Opera in 1883, featured in Season 2 of HBO’s “The Gilded Age.” Music of European composers, as well as elite Black composers like Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Ulysses J. Alsdorf, will be featured in the first half. The second half will center on musical life in Newport with pieces performed at Chateau-sur-Mer in 1857, Newport’s Naval Academy Ball of 1865, the Casino and more. The music of composer Imre Széchényi (1825-1898), relative by marriage to Countess Gladys Széchényi, formerly Vanderbilt, will also be explored. Drs. Mark Stickney and Christopher Brellochs will provide the historical background.

In-person attendance, non-member $45; In-person attendance, member $35; Zoom, non-member $10; Zoom, member $0

Gilded Age Orchestra of Newport

The Breakers, 44 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

In-Person at The Breakers or Via Zoom

Pricing In-person members: $15 In-person non-members: $20 Zoom price: $10

Immerse yourself in music from Season 1 of HBO's “The Gilded Age.” Enter a world of elegance and beauty and experience live music as if you waltzed directly out of a time machine. This historically accurate program will include selections featured in the series, performed by many of the actual musicians who portrayed period artists on-screen, as well as a special performance by Dr. Christopher Brellochs, who appeared as composer/conductor John Knowles Paine in the HBO series. Conductors Dr. Mark Stickney and Brellochs will also provide the historical background of the music. This program is sponsored in part by Historic Music of Newport. Registration and ticket information available soon.

The Music in HBO's "The Gilded Age"

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Historic Cherry Hill, 523 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12202

The Music in HBO’s “The Gilded Age,” Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 5:30pm.

Join us in Historic Cherry Hill’s Family Parlor for a rare treat, as Dr. Christopher Brellochs describes his work on the popular series and performs a holiday-inspired musical demo on the saxophone, a musical instrument that had only just been invented in the Gilded Age!

Admission charged and reservations required for in-person attendance, via Eventbrite. Live-streamed free to YouTube.

For more information contact Education Assistant, Meghan Willis, at or call the museum 518-434-4791.