New Bedford Symphony Orchestra
Contact: Conee Sousa
684 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: 508-999-6276

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to the proposition that classical music can enrich and transform lives. That is why we are very pleased to offer you exciting, moving and beautiful music. It is also why we remain committed to expanding the educational programs we offer to children in our region. Last year more than 30,000 children benefited from our music programs, and this year we will reach even more. And finally, it is why we continue to build strong relationships with other music and cultural organizations in our region. We believe collaboration makes all organizations, and our community, stronger.

NBSO Announces 2017-2018 Season

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season! Season subscriptions are now available online through the NBSO website ( or by calling the NBSO at 508-999-6276. Subscribe to the full season and save 15%, or create your own series of concerts by ...
Learning in Concert Concludes with Star Party

On Saturday May 6th, the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra celebrated the completion of their year-long exploration of gravity in space and music with a free Star Party at the Buttonwood Park Zoo. Over 200 participating students and their families attended. This year's "Learning in Concert" program ...
Dinur Named NBSO Music Director

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is very pleased to announce it has selected Yaniv Dinur as its next music director. Maestro Dinur is the Assistant Conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and conducted the NBSO’s January concert, “An American in Russia.” Dinur commented, "It is a joy to ...
Join The NBSO In Welcoming Our New Music Director!

The public is invited to join the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra for the press conference and reception welcoming Yaniv Dinur as the new Music Director! Tuesday, March 28, 11am to 1pm at the New Bedford Whaling Museum's Harbor View Gallery. Change is definitely in the air!
NBSO’s Chamber Season Closes with Mastery and Mystery

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra’s South Coast Chamber Music series wraps its very popular season with Mastery and Mystery, a concert featuring two French masterpieces and a viola sonata shrouded in mystery. Faure’s ravishing Piano Quartet in C Minor and the iconic Ravel Trio hold their own ...