‘Sweet Sounds’ of the NBSO

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra presents “Sweet Sounds” on Saturday, October 19, in Marion, at Wickenden Chapel, Tabor Academy. The 5:00 pm performance features violinist Ariadne Daskalakis performing Bach’s Concerto in E Major. Also on the program: Sinfonia in B-Flat by Carlos de Seixas, Capriccio Stravagante by Carlo Farina, and Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 87 in A Major.

The intimate setting of the chapel provides the perfect backdrop for this chamber music performance. All four pieces show the extraordinary development of music-making that took place over a period of about 100 years and the international breadth of it – the composers are Portuguese, German, Italian, and Austrian. The style of the pieces varies considerably, but they all share an energy and sweetness of sound that makes them speak to audiences today.

More information on the concert and the season can be found on our website: www.nbsymphony.org. For more information on our guest artist, Ariadne Daskalakis, visit www.ariadne-daskalakis.com.

Tickets for the October 19 concert are $40 (general seating), student always $10. To purchase, call 508-994-2900 or visit the Z Box Office at 684 Purchase Street, New Bedford. Box Office Hours: Tuesday through Friday 10:00 am-5:00pm, Saturday 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Tickets can also be purchased online through the NBSO website.

Following the concert, the NBSO will host its annual “Dinner With the Symphony” fundraiser at the beautiful Kittansett Club in Marion. Complimentary wine will be served with dinner, and a cash bar also will be available. Seating is limited. Tickets are available for this special opportunity to dine with NBSO musicians by calling the NBSO office at 508-999-6276. Dinner tickets are $75 per person; you can sponsor a musician at your table for $50. Funds raised help support our education programs and concert series.

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