March 26, 2019

NPO et alia Repay Vista Cruise

by Lee Eiseman A pair of all-in performances from the major orchestra of a nearby metropolis rewarded our afternoon drive last Sunday. Newton’s 24-year-old New Philharmonia, yet to learn either fear or hubris, tore into Brahms’s Fourth Symphony and First Concerto at the intensely polychromatic First Baptist Church of Newton with no concessions to their […]

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February 15, 2019

Michael Lewin, Award Winning Pianist and Educator

Michael Lewin is internationally applauded as one of America’s most gifted concert pianists, performing to acclaim in over 30 countries. His many recordings, enormous repertoire and charismatic stage presence have established him as an artist whose warmth, imagination and dazzling virtuosity make him an audience favorite. Commanding a repertoire of 40 piano concertos, his orchestral […]

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February 4, 2019

“What is your favorite Piano Concerto?” – Michael Lewin

Our upcoming piano soloist, Michael Lewin, answers this simple but tremendous question on his blog: What is your favorite piano concert? Not only do we love his reply, but it makes us even more excited to play it with him this March. The great Artur Rubinstein, when asked what his favorite piece was, always answered […]

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January 29, 2019

An Evening of Brahms

Newton’s New Philharmonia Orchestra Continues 2018-2019 Season with An Evening of Brahms First Baptist Church, Newton │March 9-10, 2019 Newton, MA January 26, 2019 – Newton’s New Philharmonia Orchestra, Francisco Noya, Music Director, will continue its 2018-2019 Season with An Evening of Brahms, with Grammy Award-winning piano soloist, Michael Lewin. The second performance in the […]

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December 18, 2018

New Phil Presents Celebrations!

The First Family Concert of the 2018-2019 Season First Baptist Church, Newton │December 16, 2018 3:00pm Newton, MA December 03, 2018 – Embrace a vision of Sugar Plum Fairies and join Newton’s  New Philharmonia Orchestra for its annual holiday program of fun and family-friendly music.  On Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3 p.m., the New […]

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November 15, 2018

The MetroWest Daily News Features Lev Mamuya with New Phil

Last week, the Metro West Daily News featured a piece on Lev Mamuya’s upcoming performance with the New Phil. Lev had some insightful comments on his personal philosophy and preparation for his upcoming Shostakovitch Cello Concerto No. 1 with us. “Playing Shostakovitch is a reminder, from the details, that music can never be divorced from […]

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November 11, 2018

The Whole Lev Mamuya

Twenty-two-year-old cellist Lev Mamuya combines his passion for music with a keen interest in studying and celebrating what is most essential and affirming to society in a variety of cultural practices. Having completed a BA in History and Literature from Harvard focusing on 20th-century cultural studies, Mamuya is now completing his MM in cello performance […]

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November 9, 2018

New Phil in the News

Newton’s New Philharmonia Orchestra, Francisco Noya, Music Director, will continue its 2018-2019 Season with Masters and Their Masterpieces, the first performance in the Classics series. The performances will take place on Saturday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m. andSunday, November 18 at 3:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street in Newton Centre. Tickets for the performances are […]

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September 18, 2018

Indigo Girls at Symphony Hall

On Friday, February 14, 2018, the New Philharmonia Orchestra and the Indigo Girls performed together on stage at Symphony Hall.  An incredible time was had by all!  Thank you to Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, their crew, our fearless music director Francisco Noya, the staff at Symphony Hall and the NPO musicians and staff – […]

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