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New Bedford Symphony 2022–2023 Season

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Yaniv Dinur invite the public to the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center for the 2022–2023 concert series. Season tickets are now available, and past subscribers should renew by August 1 to keep their seats. NBSO 2022-2023 Season: American Dream: October 1 Yaniv Plays Brahms: October 29 Holiday Pops: December […]

Recurring

Sonata Saturdays at The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room 22 William Street, New Bedford, MA

The NBSO and The Drawing Room present the second annual Sonata Saturdays series on the 4th Saturday of the month, May through October. NBSO musicians will perform outside The Drawing Room’s new location at 22 William Street in downtown New Bedford. The free concerts take place from 4–6 p.m. as follows: May 28 — Jennifer […]

NBSO: Yaniv Plays Brahms

Zeiterion Performing Arts Center 684 Purchase St., New Bedford, MA

Featuring guest conductor Oriol Sans, this concert juxtaposes two pieces about places, culture, people, and sounds. The iconic fountains around Rome, with their magnificent sculptures, come to life in the gorgeous composition of Respighi. In his exhilarating piece, Chinese-American composer Zhou Tian evokes the story of the people who built the transcontinental railroad that linked […]

$10 – $65

Benediction: NBSO Chamber Music Series

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church 124 Front Street, Marion, MA

A Thanksgiving finale: Philip Glass – Head On (1967) Max Bruch – Piano Quintet in g minor, Op. Posth. Beethoven – String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major, Op. 127   Jesse Holstein, violin EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin Anna Griffis, viola Leo Eguchi, cello Janice Weber, piano This musical banquet closes the holiday weekend in grand […]

$25

Benediction: NBSO Chamber Music Series

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church 351 Elm Street, South Dartmouth, MA

A Thanksgiving finale: Philip Glass – Head On (1967) Max Bruch – Piano Quintet in g minor, Op. Posth. Beethoven – String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major, Op. 127 Jesse Holstein, violin EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin Anna Griffis, viola Leo Eguchi, cello Janice Weber, piano This musical banquet closes the holiday weekend in grand style. […]

$25

Bassooniana: NBSO Chamber Music Series

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church 124 Front Street, Marion, MA

Rootin’ tootin’ revelry: Camille St. Saens – Bassoon Sonata in G Major, Op. 168 Édouard Du Puy – Quintet for Bassoon and Strings Paul Schoenfield – Café Music Darius Milhaud – La Création du monde Jesse Holstein, violin EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin Anna Griffis, viola Leo Eguchi, cello Janice Weber, piano Michael Mechanic, bassoon NBSO bassoonist […]

$25

Bassooniana: NBSO Chamber Music Series

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church 351 Elm Street, South Dartmouth, MA

Rootin’ tootin’ revelry: Camille St. Saens – Bassoon Sonata in G Major, Op. 168 Édouard Du Puy – Quintet for Bassoon and Strings Paul Schoenfield – Café Music Darius Milhaud – La Création du monde   Jesse Holstein, violin EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin Anna Griffis, viola Leo Eguchi, cello Janice Weber, piano Michael Mechanic, bassoon   […]

$25

Symphony on Tap

Kilburn Mill 127 West Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA

Symphony on Tap returns to Kilburn Mill at Clarks Cove on Saturday, February 18, 2023. The evening features a full symphony orchestra performing in a nightclub setting including a cash bar and kitchen, 60 minutes of music, and time to mingle before and after the concert. Doors open at 7 pm for an hour of […]

$20

Travelogue: NBSO Chamber Music Series

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church 124 Front Street, Marion, MA

A planetary tour: Missy Mazzoli – Death Valley Junction (2010) Alexander Borodin – String Quartet No. 2 Vincent d’Indy – Piano Quartet in A Minor, Op. 7 Ethan Wood, violin EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin Anna Griffis, viola Leo Eguchi, cello Janice Weber, piano Missy Mazzoli’s Death Valley Junction opens our program with withering heat before the […]

$25

Travelogue: NBSO Chamber Music Series

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church 351 Elm Street, South Dartmouth, MA

A planetary tour: Missy Mazzoli – Death Valley Junction (2010) Alexander Borodin – String Quartet No. 2 Vincent d’Indy – Piano Quartet in A Minor, Op. 7 Ethan Wood, violin EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin Anna Griffis, viola Leo Eguchi, cello Janice Weber, piano Missy Mazzoli’s Death Valley Junction opens our program with withering heat before the […]

$25

Dream Catchers: NBSO Chamber Music Series

St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church 124 Front Street, Marion, MA

Break the mold: Elfrida Andrée – Piano Trio No. 2 in g minor William Grant Still – Lyric Quartette (1960) Leo Ornstein – Piano Quintet   Ethan Wood, violin EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin Anna Griffis, viola Leo Eguchi, cello Janice Weber, piano   The prolific Elfrida Andrée, the student of Niels Gade, activist in the Swedish […]

$25