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Plan Your Symphony Experience

2023-2024 Season

Symphony Concert Hall Info & Directions

Due to the renovations of the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, the NBSO will perform the 2024-25 concert series at Bronspiegel Auditorium and Fireman Performing Arts Center.

Bronspiegel Auditorium
Bronspiegel Auditorium is at New Bedford High School, 230 Hathaway Boulevard, New Bedford, MA. The venue is fully accessible. Wheelchair and companion seating are located in rows BB and DD of the Orchestra Center section, but you may also request seating behind Row S on the main floor. All tickets are $20. Please call 508-994-2900 to purchase accessible tickets and arrange for assistance. Note: Row A of the mezzanine section is 2 steps up from the main floor. Each row behind row A has an additional 2 steps up with no railings. 

Fireman Performing Arts Center (March 14 & 15 Concerts Only)
Fireman Performing Arts Center is in Hoyt Hall at Tabor Academy, 235 Front Street, Marion, MA. Seating is general admission on the main floor and in the mezzanine. The venue is fully accessible with an elevator to reach the auditorium. Wheelchair and companion seating are located in the front row of the main floor. Please call 508-994-2900 to purchase accessible tickets and arrange for assistance.

Both venues have free and convenient parking near and across the street from the auditoriums. Accessible parking available near the entrances. 

The Zeiterion Box Office will continue to handle ticketing for NBSO concerts. They can be reached at 508-994-2900. Phone and in-person Box Office hours may be found here. The location of the Box Office for the duration of the renovations will be the lobby of the DeMello International Center, 128 Union Street, New Bedford, MA 02740. Individual concert tickets purchased online or by phone will be emailed to you and will be scanned at the door upon arrival at the event. Click here for information on purchasing a 2024-2025 subscription.

On concert nights, box office personnel will be on-site and available an hour and a half prior to performances. Please note that cash will not be accepted at the venues –  tickets must be purchased with a credit or debit card. Theater doors open one-half hour prior to performances.

Please note: No food or beverages are allowed inside the auditorium. Smoking is not allowed on school grounds.

Our recommended route to New Bedford High School from 195:
Take route 140 South, turn left on Route 6, left on Rockdale Ave, and right on Hathaway Boulevard.

Handicap parking spaces and the drop-off area are located on the loop.
You may enter and exit through the auditorium or gymnasium doors.

Chamber Music Venues


St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church

Saturday concerts take place at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, 124 Front Street, Marion, MA 02738 (on the corner of Front and South streets). Parking is available on South Street as well as in the lot located on the right on Spring Street.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Sunday concerts take place at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 351 Elm Street, South Dartmouth, MA 02748. Parking is available on Elm Street as well as in the lot located to the right of the Church, accessible from Elm Street.

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