The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 season schedule of the South Coast Chamber Music Series. Each concert presents an engaging array of styles, timbres, and artists in lively acoustic environments in Marion and South Dartmouth. This season’s programming includes first chair players from the NBSO performing two concerts on the series. Artistic Director Janice Weber remarked, “We look forward to the artistry and energy they will bring to our season, and we are grateful for their commitment to sharing the highest quality chamber music with our loyal audience.”
The SCCMS season opens on September 22 & 23 with “The Four Bs” featuring works by Bernstein, Beethoven, Brahms, and Bacewicz. On November 10 & 11, “The Heart of Schubert” program includes Die Schöne Müllerin with tenor Frank Kelley, plus “Death and the Maiden.” Masterpieces by Debussy, Ravel, Poulenc, and Vierne will be performed at “La Grande Boucle” on January 26 & 27. On March 23 & 24, “Purple Passions” presents works by Clara Schumann, George Chadwick, and César Franck. The season concludes on May 18 & 19 with “Incandescence” and works by Bruch, Mozart, Martinů, and Dvořák. More program details can be found on the NBSO website at www.nbsymphony.org/southcoast-chamber-music-series.
Subscription pricing for the season is offered through September 21, with savings of 20% when subscribing to all 5 concerts for just $80. Subscribe online at www.nbsymphony.org/season-subscriptions or by calling the NBSO at 508-999-6276. Individual concert tickets are $20 and can also be pre-purchased online through the website or paid at the door. Saturday concerts will take place at 4:00 pm at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, 124 Front Street, Marion, while Sunday concerts will take place at 4:00 pm at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 351 Elm Street, South Dartmouth.