A Roaring Twenties Celebration!

May 13, 2022

On Saturday, May 14, the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra presents Prohibition. Flappers, cabaret, jazz, speakeasies, Art Deco, the Charleston – come experience the beauty and extravagance in this celebration of the Roaring Twenties! 

Under the direction of Music Director Yaniv Dinur, the orchestra will perform pieces by George Gershwin and Maurice Ravel. The orchestra will be joined by singer Elena Shaddow for songs by Cole Porter, Kurt Weill, Irving Berlin, and Harold Arlen. As an added bonus Maestro Dinur will accompany Ms. Shadow on piano for “Bill” by Jerome Kern.

Prohibition will take place on May 14, 7:30 pm, at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center in downtown New Bedford. Please join us for a Roaring Twenties Street Party with free mocktails and music by the Buttonwood Brass Band from 6-7 PM in front of the Z! (weather permitting) Doors to the theatre (and the speakeasy) will open at 6:30 PM for the concert. Program notes and bios can be found in the program book published at www.nbsymphony.org/2021-2022-season/prohibition/.

Tickets are $10‒$65, with $5 student tickets available at the box office only with student ID. Purchase tickets through the Z box office, 508-994-2900, or online at www.nbsymphony.org. Convenient concert parking is available in the Z garage for a $4 cash fee and free parking is available on the streets surrounding the theatre. 

Masks are encouraged but not required for this performance. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID 19 test will be required for all ages before entering the Zeiterion. Photo ID is also required for ages 18 and older. Please visit the Zeiterion’s website to view complete details on all Health & Safety protocols. Also, note that a stage extension will be used for this concert and covers the first 5 rows of seating.

The NBSO is a professional orchestra that annually presents a concert series of classical and pops music with internationally acclaimed guest artists, as well as an outstanding chamber music series. In addition, the NBSO’s innovative and nationally recognized educational programs reach over 8,000 students each year. The NBSO is dedicated to building a community of music in the South Coast. Visit www.nbsymphony.org today!