NBSO Presents Kiss of the Earth

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra kicks off the New Year in style with a program of Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky in “Kiss of the Earth” on Friday, January 5 at 7:30 pm at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. Guest artist Inon Barnatan, Artist-in-Association of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, has been hailed by the New York Times as “one of the most admired pianists of his generation.” Barnatan will perform Rachmaninoff’s monumental Third Piano Concerto. The second half of the concert will feature Rachmaninoff’s contemporary – Igor Stravinsky – and his ever-rousing and scandalous Rite of Spring. Visit the NBSO website at www.nbsymphony.org to learn more about the program and our guest artist.

Tickets are $25-$60, students under 22 always $10 (not available online). Purchase tickets through the Z box office, 508-994-2900, or online at www.nbsymphony.org. Please join us at 6:30 pm in the Penler Space (adjoining The Z) for a free pre-concert talk by Music Director Yaniv Dinur and pianist Inon Barnatan. Free and convenient concert parking is available in the Z garage. Thank you to our concert sponsors: Whaling City Sound and Burke and Lamb, P.C.

New beginning, new sound – the New Bedford Symphony! The NBSO is a professional orchestra that annually presents a concert series of classical and pops music with internationally acclaimed guest artists, as well as an outstanding chamber music series. In addition, the NBSO’s innovative and nationally recognized educational programs reach 25,000 students each year. The NBSO is dedicated to building a community of music in the South Coast. Visit www.nbsymphony.org today!

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