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Letter from the Maestro Welcome to the 2010-2011 Season! I am proud to report that the orchestra continues to make leaps forward in artistic quality and that the organization has attracted superb Board of Trustees members who are passionate about the mission of the NBSO. That mission is to place the world’s finest symphonic music at the center of the cultural life of the South Coast, enriching the lives of people through the transforming power of great music. We remain committed to presenting passionate and engaging concerts and providing educational programs for listeners of all ages that deepen their enjoyment and understanding of music and make it a part of their daily lives.

We are thrilled to bring you a season filled with opportunities to experience some of the most exciting soloists from around the world – American cellist Zuill Bailey, Canadian violinist Catherine Manoukian, Russian violinist Dmitri Berlinsky, and Croatian pianist Martina Filjak, winner of the 2009 Cleveland International Piano Competition. We also continue our exploration of great symphonies such as Tchaikovsky’s turbulent and passionate Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Brahms’ tender and lyrical Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Mahler’s exalting Symphony No. 1 in D Major “Titan”, and Prokofiev’s optimistic and heroic Symphony No. 5 in Bb Major. This season we return to the beautiful environment of St. Anthony’s Church,

for two concerts. In October we present Beethoven’s majestic Missa Solemnis, and we’ll begin the Holiday Season with a performance of the Christmas portion of Handel’s much-loved oratorio Messiah. Finally, we are pleased to announce that our guest artist for the Family Holiday Pops concert will be Jodi Benson, the voice of The Little Mermaid. Ms. Benson’s endearing charm and stunning vocal gifts will make these Holiday concerts memorable for the entire family. Please join us for this remarkable season!


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avid MacKenzie has been described as possessing “enthusiasm that is infectious, expertise that is a wonder to behold” and as presenting performances that are “interpreted to perfection.” The Atlanta Constitution praised his work with the Sandy Springs Chamber Orchestra, which he helped to found, noting that in just one year he built that ensemble “into one of the treasures of Atlanta’s musical life.” According to the New Bedford Standard-Times, “Dr. MacKenzie has impressed everyone, onstage and off, with his attention to detail, his comprehensive knowledge of the repertory, and his dedication to making this orchestra better each season.” This is Dr. MacKenzie’s 5th season with the NBSO. His tenure has been dis-

tinguished by unprecedented artistic growth, the development and expansion of innovative educational programs, and significant audience increases. His passionate commitment to community engagement in the South Coast has resulted in a reputation as a visionary and influential artistic leader in the region. Dr. MacKenzie has served as Principal Guest Conductor of Orquesta Sinfònica del Valle in Cali, Colombia, Associate Conductor of the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra in Colorado, Assistant Conductor of the Lexington Philharmonic in Kentucky, and Music Director for orchestral programs at The University of Kentucky, the University of Northern Colorado, and Georgia State University. He is entering his 4th Season as Music Director of Mastersingers by the Sea on

Cape Cod. Guest conducting engagements have taken him to other orchestras in South America, Korea and the United States. Dr. MacKenzie completed graduate studies at the Yale University School of Music, where he received the Doctor of Musical Arts, Master of Musical Arts, and Master of Music. He received the Bachelor of Music from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.




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CLASSICAL I “PASSION AND TRIUMPH” Dmitri Berlinsky, violin September 11, 2010 / 8PM “ Berlinsky held the audience in the palm of his hand.” The Washington Times “Berlinsky displayed complete technical mastery. He played the Beethoven Concerto with elegance of style and phrasing. “ The Strad “Berlinsky shone. He exuded the confidence and poise of a young Valentino.” The Washington Times


Verdi: Overture to “La Forza Del Destino” Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

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ith its powerful and arresting 3-note opening, Giuseppe Verdi’s Overture to La Forza del Destino begins the NBSO Season in dramatic fashion. Regarded as the best of Verdi’s opera overtures, this gripping work is no mere potpourri of melodies from the opera, but a rich exploration of two central musical themes from this passionate opera: a relentless “Fate’’ motive from Act I and a poignant, more lyrical theme first introduced in Act II as a prayer sung by the doomed heroine of the story. Violinist Dmitri Berlinsky arrived on the International scene as the youngest winner in the history of the Paganini International Violin Competition. Subsequent triumphs at the Montreal

International Violin Competition (Grand Prize), the International Tchaikovsky Competition and the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels established this young Russian as an artist playing with “astonishing technique” and “the expressive depth and authority of a complete musician.” Mr. Berlinksy will perform Beethoven’s marvelous Violin Concerto in D. As was true of many of Beethoven’s compositions, the Violin Concerto redefined its genre – transforming the solo concerto of the early 19th Century from a vehicle for empty displays of virtuosic technique and shallow expressive content into a thorough investigation of the inherent drama of the soloist-orchestra dialogue, yielding a work impressive in its

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unprecedented symphonic scope and depth of expression. Sergei Prokofiev’s epic Symphony No. 5 was composed during only one month in the summer of 1944 and stands as a powerful and expressive culmination of Prokofiev’s evolution as an artist. Conceived by Prokofiev as a “Symphony on the greatness of the human soul,” the Fifth shares the grand patriotic style that had proven so successful in his works such as Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible. Blending both optimism and hope with pathos and grief, the work captures the mood of the Russian people at that pivotal moment when they realize their terrible suffering during World War II would soon be transformed into triumph.


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“My chief aim was to awaken and permanently instill religious feelings not only into the singers but also into the listeners.” Thus wrote Beethoven of his purpose in composing his monumental Missa Solemnis, one of the most profound expressions of religious reverence in the history of music. He further clarified this intent to connect with his audience in an epigram inscribed in the score of the Kyrie: “Arising in the heart, may it go to the heart!” Missa Solemnis took Beethoven four years to compose, which perhaps is an indication of his commitment to perfection of expression. He was known to have been highly emotional regarding his own music. Noted Beethoven scholar Philip Downs comments that, when giving piano lessons to students, “… wrong notes hardly excited comment from him, but any failure to observe marks of expression would make him angry.” Thus, in Missa Solemnis, the expression of the music was for Beethoven the source of its power to have an impact upon his listeners. Beethoven’s music is not merely about how it is put together and formed, it is about the emotions and spiritual aspirations of humankind, and about the powerful and poignant expression of those emotions and aspirations.

CLASSICAL II “FROM THE DEPTHS OF THE HEART” St. Anthony’s Church Sunday, October 17, 2010 / 3PM The Providence Singers, Andrew Clark, Music Director Barbara Quintiliani, soprano Hillary Nicholson, mezzo-soprano Yeghishe Manucharyan, tenor James Kleyla, bass-baritone

The Providence Singers is a one-hundred-voice symphony chorus, acclaimed for its “wonderful vocal blend, and an impeccable sense of voicing” (Providence Journal). The chorus has performed at Lincoln Center, with the Kronos Quartet at the FirstWorks Festival, and in collaboration with many other ensembles, including the Rhode Island Philharmonic, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, New Haven Symphony, Newport Baroque Orchestra, and the Aurea Ensemble, as well as with jazz legend Dave Brubeck at the Newport Jazz Festival.


Beethoven: Missa Solemnis, Op. 123 Barbara Quintiliani

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The first American woman in twenty-five years to win First Prize in the prestigious Francisco Viñas Singing Competition, as well as the Verdi and Public Prizes, Barbara Quintiliani has received unanimous acclaim as Leonora in Il Trovatore and as the title character in Donizetti’s Maria Padilla, at Ireland’s Wexford Festival Opera. She has also received rave reviews in the U.S and Europe as Elettra in Mozart’s Idomeneo, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Verdi’s Gulnara in Il Corsaro. Mezzo soprano Hillary Nicholson has sung over fifty operatic roles, including Carmen, Cherubino, Hansel, Suzuki and Orfeo with such noted companies as Cleveland Opera, Sacramento Opera and the Metropolitan in New York City. She has also sung principal roles with the Kansas City Lyric, Kentucky, Cleveland Lyric, and Memphis Opera Companies. 

Tenor Yeghishe Manucharyan is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after young tenors singing today. Mr. Manucharyan joined the roster of the Metropolitan Opera in 2007–2008, covering Iphigenie and La traviata and has sung roles with the Tulsa Opera, San Diego Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Minnesota Opera, and Baltimore Opera, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the New York Choral Society at Carnegie Hall. Baritone James Kleyla has performed leading roles with the Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Baroque, Boston Ballet, The BostonCecilia Society, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Other performances include: La Traviata with Boston Lyric Opera, Carmina Burana under Met conductor Paul Nadler, Die Fledermaus with Kentucky Opera, and Ping (Turandot) with Cleveland Opera. Andrew Clark has been recognized by Chorus America as one of our country’s most promising young conductors, leading performances praised for their “tremendous invigoration,” as “cohesive and exciting,” “amazingly polished,” and “enjoying tremendous rapport, respect, trust and affection with his singers” (Boston Globe, Opera News, Providence Journal, Worcester Telegram and Gazette).


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f one were to measure success for a musical composition in terms of frequency of performance, George Frideric Handel’s Messiah must be considered one of the most successful of all time. Fortunately, there are other, more profound measures as well, such as richness and variety of the music, insightful matching of word and sound, and the consistently inspired evocations of such universal emotions as pathos, serenity and joy. By these, or any other measures, Messiah still ranks as one of the greatest sacred oratorios of all time. Mastersingers by the Sea is an auditioned chamber chorus based in Falmouth that champions the rich and diverse repertoire for chamber chorus from the Renaissance through the present. The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth University Chorus is comprised of over fifty student and community members with a repertoire ranging from contemporary works to major choral works of the classical idiom.

CLASSICAL III HANDEL’S MESSIAH, Part I St. Anthony’s Church Sunday, November 28, 2010 / 3PM Mastersingers by the Sea, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth University Chorus and Selected Singers from Regional Choruses with Kristen A. Watson, soprano Hillary Nicholson, mezzo-soprano Jason McStoots, tenor Anton Belov, baritone


Handel’s Messiah, Part I Kristen Watson

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Soprano Kristen Watson, has made solo debuts with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra of New York City, Boston Baroque, the Handel & Haydn Society, and Emmanuel Music, at such venues as the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tanglewood, and Boston’s Symphony Hall. Grammy-nominated tenor Jason McStoots has been celebrated as “particularly outstanding” with “finely articulated diction,” and with a “sweet, appealing tone.” He has appeared with Boston Lyric Opera, Pacific OperaWorks, Boston Early Music Festival, Handel Choir of Baltimore, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Tragicomedia, Grand Rapids Symphony, Tanglewood Music Center, Granite State Opera and OperaProvidence.

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Mezzo soprano Hillary Nicholson has sung over fifty operatic roles, including Carmen, Dorabella, Cherubino, Maddalena, Dame Quickly, Emilia, Hansel, Suzuki and Orfeo with such noted companies as Cleveland Opera, Sacramento Opera and the Metropolitan in New York City. Baritone Anton Belov’s voice has been called “rich and mellifluous” by the New York Times, and the Philadelphia Inquirer calls it “that of an emerging star.”  He has earned critical acclaim for his portrayals of Don Giovanni, Count Almaviva, Doctor Malatesta and Eugene Onegin. Mr. Belov is First Place winner of eight vocal competitions including the George London Competition, the Young Concert Artists International Competition and the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.  Tianxu Zhou has been director of the UMD University Chorus for two years and has appeared as a baritone soloist on many occasions in New England and with the Washington, D.C. Opera Company and the National Symphony Orchestra. He is also a member of the Rhode Island College music faculty, where he teaches voice and directs the Men’s Chorus.


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FAMILY HOLIDAY POPS HEAR THE CHEER! Featuring Jodi Benson (The voice OF The Little Mermaid)

December 18, 2010 3:30PM/7PM


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he NBSO has established a one-of-a-kind Holiday Season tradition on the South Coast with its Hear The Cheer! Family Holiday Pops Concerts, two family-friendly performances that make the Holiday season sparkle with warm memories and favorite holiday songs! This year we are very excited and honored to welcome as our special guest, Jodi Benson. Ms. Benson has received worldwide recognition and critical acclaim as the voice of Ariel in the Academy Award

winning Walt Disney animated feature film, The Little Mermaid as well as the bubbly voice of Tour Guide Barbie in Disney’s Toy Story II, winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture. She also gave life to the spirited Weebo in Disney’s live action Flubber costarring Robin Williams. Listen for her this summer in Disney/Pixar’s highly anticipated Toy Story III as the returning voice of Barbie. Ms. Benson received a Tony Award and a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for creating the starring role of Polly in the Tony Award winning Broadway Gershwin musical Crazy For You. On the concert stage, Ms. Benson has appeared with symphonies

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all over the world, including The National Symphony, Cleveland, Dallas, Tokyo Philharmonic, San Francisco and Chicago. Jodi’s enchanting singing voice will be featured in special arrangements of some of your favorite Holiday classics, as well as her signature song from The Little Mermaid, A Part of Your World. She will also narrate a new setting of the Holiday classic poem, The Night Before Christmas. Be sure to reserve your seats now for this very special time with Jodi Benson, the voice of The Little Mermaid, in a concert guaranteed to create memories that will last a lifetime!


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CLASSICAL IV “TRANSCENDENT VIRTuOSITY” Zuill Bailey, cello February 12, 2011 / 8PM “ Heartstopping”- Toronto Globe “Bristles with rare virtuosic fire” - Chicago Tribune “Nothing short of transcendent” - Buffalo News “One of the most exciting cellists to come along in years.” - Kansas City Star


Ravel: Alborado Del Gracioso Dvořák: Concerto For Violoncello In B Minor Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 In F Minor

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aurice Ravel’s evocative Alborado del Gracioso, (“The Jester’s Morning Song”) is a favorite concert work for pianists. However, it is the transcribed version for orchestra that has become one of Ravel’s most recognized works. Rich in colorful and virtuosic orchestration, the piece is marked by sharp dynamic and textural contrasts, a strong Spanish influence in its exotic themes and ample use of the percussion section. Zuill Bailey’s performances have been described as “heartstopping” (Toronto Globe) and “nothing short of transcendent” (Buffalo News.) The Chicago Tribune noted that his playing “bristles with rare virtuosic fire.” He has performed with leading orchestras around the

world, including those of Chicago, San Francisco, Minnesota, Dallas, Moscow, France, Israel, and Hong Kong. Zuill’s (Zuill rhymes with Yule) rare combination of compelling artistry, technical finesse, and charismatic personality has secured his place as one of the most sought-after cellists today. Antonin Dvořák’s thrilling and fiery Concerto for Cello is the last piece of music he composed while living in America. Daringly unconventional in its architecture and scale, the work was instantly successful. Johannes Brahms, Dvořák’s friend and mentor, was stunned by the work, saying “Why on earth didn’t I know that one could write a cello concerto like this? Had I known, I would have written one long ago.”

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Tchaikovsky’s tumultuous Symphony No. 4 in F Minor was composed during his short-lived marriage and amidst significant personal hardship. Tchaikovsky was obsessed in the Fourth Symphony by the concept of fate. He wrote “The introduction is the seed of the whole symphony…This is fate, that…force which prevents the impulse to happiness from attaining its goal, which jealously ensures that peace and happiness shall not be complete and unclouded, which hangs above your head like the sword of Damocles, and unwaveringly constantly poisons the soul.”


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CLASSICAL V “BRAHMS, COPLAND AND Khachaturian” Catherine Manoukian, violin April 9, 2011 / 8PM

“Manoukian’s playing was as masterful and soulsatisfying as one could wish — warmly expressive sound, exquisitely turned phrases, fine shadings of color...” - Cape Cod Times “Performing with flair and accuracy, Manoukian projected a strong, confident presence as a soloist, her tone rich and varied, her rhythmic energy admirable.” - Calgary Herald “Catherine Manoukian’s bow technique, rhythmic feeling, full sound, sweet tone, and immaculate intonation reveal that she is nothing short of a real wunderkind...” - Cumhuriyet Daily (Turkey)


Copland: El Salon Mexico Khachaturian: Violin Concerto Brahms: Symphony No. 4

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aron Copland’s El Salon Mexico is a tone poem heavily influenced by Mexican folk tunes. Inspired by a trip to a Mexican nightclub, Copland said, “My purpose was not merely to quote literally, but to heighten without in any way falsifying the natural simplicity of Mexican tunes.” Copland apparently succeeded; when he entered the rehearsal hall, the musicians of the Mexico Symphony Orchestra spontaneously burst into vigorous applause. Canadian violinist Catherine Manoukian began her professional career at the age of twelve upon winning the grand prize at the 1994 Canadian Music Competition. Her orchestral debut was with the Vancouver Symphony in 1994. She

has appeared with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, and Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra. Aram Khachaturian’s energetic Violin Concerto is considered a staple of the violin repertoire. The work is infused with the flavor and spirit of Armenian folk music. With its soaring lyrical themes and distinct folk colors the work is intoxicating and full of variety. The work also requires much of the violinist, making prodigious technical demands in a fiendishly complex cadenza, doublestops and melodic shifts which, taken together, make the work a satisfying virtuosic showpiece for the soloist.

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Johannes Brahms’ hauntingly beautiful last symphony, Symphony No. 4, is a testament to Brahms’ mastery of the symphonic form. Composed by a mature Brahms, this is music of conclusion. Where Beethoven’s ninth and final symphony (1824) opened the doors to a new exploration of the symphony as a vehicle for expression by later Romantic composers, Brahms’ last symphony (1885) is reflective in nature and signals the end of an era. While the work stands as a summation of Brahms’ mastery of a form, it also is a work which strikes deeply into the heart of the listener. This is, in many respects, Brahms’ last word on the meaning and significance of the symphony as a form. It displays his deepest thoughts, his finest skills, and his true essence as a composer.


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CLASSICAL VI “TITANS: GRIEG AND MAHLER” Martina Filjak, PIANO

Winner, 2009 Cleveland International Piano Competition

MAY 14, 2011 / 8PM

“Martina Filjak...exudes artistic finesse, discipline and power ...An adventurous musician with exceptional command of keyboard possibilities...” - The Plain Dealer “...with outstanding virtuosity and dedication, with forcible rhythms, wild fireworks of technical brilliance and a fine sense for elegiac moments she gave an overwhelming impression...” - Zuricher Oberlander (Switzerland)


Rossini: Overture to “La Gazza Ladra” Grieg: Piano Concerto In A Minor Mahler: Symphony No. 1 In D Major “Titan”

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o composer in the first half of the nineteenth century enjoyed the measure of prestige, wealth, popular acclaim or artistic influence that belonged to Rossini,” according to The New Grove. Rossini was John Lennon, Bon Jovi, and Mick Jagger all rolled into one. The expectation surrounding the premiere of a new opera by Rossini was fever-pitched. The premiere of La Gazza Ladra, or “The Thieving Magpie,” was apparently no exception. This overture, which is a brilliant orchestral tour-deforce, remains one of Rossini’s most popular works. Martina Filjak is one of those young artists who have successfully made the transition from a child prodigy to a mature musician.

Her ‘magnetic stage presence’ and ‘charismatic personality’ regularly impress audiences and critics. Since her debut at the age of 12 with the renowned “Zagreb Soloists”, she has performed regularly in the most prominent concert cycles in Croatia and with orchestras abroad. Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor is among the most popular in the entire piano repertoire. Grieg was strongly influenced by the music of Robert Schumann, but also infused his work with native Norwegian melodies. A resounding success from premiere, it became a favorite with audiences continent-wide, and especially with such luminaries as Franz Liszt and Tchaikovsky.

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No composer born in the second half of the nineteenth century was as complex a personality as Gustav Mahler. A famous and widely respected conductor, he was almost uniformly misunderstood by audiences and critics as a composer. Of his first symphony, Mahler remarked “I was totally unaware, that I had written one of my boldest works.” Immensely selfexpressive and explorative, Symphony No. 1 in D Major is a unique work that only gained recognition many years after Mahler’s death. Prophetically, Mahler declared at the end of his life, “My time will yet come”. And indeed, orchestras and audiences have developed a passion for Mahler. His large and wonderfully unique symphonies have become the cherished treasures of symphony audiences, and the standard by which orchestras measure their artistic merit.


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Save the Date

The NBSO’s Sparkling Summer Fundraiser

Symphony Seaside Swing on June 12, 2010 Kittanset Club Marion, MA

NBSO Contact Info: Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm 684 Purchase Street, 3rd floor New Bedford, MA 02740 508.999.6276 / FAX: 508.999.0958 info@nbsymphony.org

Mailing Address: NBSO P.O. Box 2053 New Bedford, MA 02741

Z Box Office Contact Info: Tues-Fri: 10:00am-5:00pm EST Saturday: 10:00am-3:00pm EST 508.994.2900

This elaborately catered event includes cocktails, dinner, dancing, silent auction, and the music of the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Dr. David MacKenzie with our very special guest vocalist Sherry Williams. This is a great event to host your family, special friends, valued clients, or business colleagues. For more information, please call the NBSO office at 508.999.6276

Unable to attend a concert? Please consider donating your unused tickets back to the Symphony prior to a week before the concert. We will see that music students from the region attend that concert for free. You will be mailed a receipt of your tax-deductible donation. Concert Parking: Convenient parking is available at the adjacent Zeiterion garage for a fee of $2. Parking is also available on the streets.


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New Bedford Symphony Orchestra's Season catalog, ticket order form, additional event information.

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