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New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Virtual Concert

Saturday November 21, 2020
7:30 PM until 9:00 PM

Through funds provided by the Mattapoisett Library Trust, ten families will be able to enjoy a virtual concert with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra.  This month's presentation is:

Dmitri Shostakovich: Concerto in C Minor for Piano, Trumpet, and String Orchestra, Op. 35
Antonín Dvořák: Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22


Alexander Korsantia, Piano
Andrew Sorg, Trumpet
Yaniv Dinur, Conductor


Join us on November 21 as we safely place 22 musicians (strings and trumpet) plus Yaniv and Alexander on stage at The Z for a fantastic virtual performance of Shostakovich and Dvořák!

Shostakovich’s first Piano Concerto is an emotional roller coaster that begins in a restrained manner only to spiral out of control by the end. Written for the unusual instrumentation of piano, strings, and trumpet, the piece spans musical styles and includes quotations from folk songs, classical music, cabaret, and silent films. Winner of the 1995 Arthur Rubinstein Competition, Georgian pianist Alexander Korsantia joins the NBSO for this masterpiece. 

Somewhat of an antidote to Shostakovich, Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings is really a symphony for string orchestra. Written in only 12 days, it remains one of Dvořák’s most popular works and one of the pinnacles of romantic music.

To sign up for a virtual ticket, please use the register button and fill out the form.  You will get an email with concert information from the NBSO so you can listen.  If you have questions, contact Jennifer Jones at jjones@sailsinc.org.

The Mattapoisett Library Trust, Inc., founded in 2001, is a not-for-profit charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) dedicated to expanding the role of the Library in the community.  The Trust underwrites new programs, enhances the collection, and enriches the Library environment in areas that are beyond the normal costs of the library. The Trust members fundraise to build the endowment and oversee the safeguarding of these funds.
Donations to the Mattapoisett Library Trust, Inc. may be sent to P. O. Box 475, Mattapoisett, MA 02739.  Please contact a member of the trust regarding gifts of stock and/or bequests to the endowment.

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