NBSO Celebrates America with November Concert

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS The New Britain Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director Ertan Seyyar Sener, is excited to open its 68th concert season on Sunday, November 20 with “…To Freedom”, a concert celebrating America and the American experience. The program will include the patriotic “Liberty Fanfare” by John Williams, composed in 1986 […]

All Brahms Festival


  • May 7, 2017
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The NBSO season will conclude its main stage series with its “All Brahms Festival”, a concert commemorating the 120th anniversary of the composer’s death. The program includes three pieces by Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Variations on a Theme by Haydn Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 General admission tickets are $20 for (more…)

…To Freedom


  • ...To Freedom
    November 20, 2016
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS The NBSO season will formally open with the first of two main stages concerts, “…To Freedom”. The program for this concert includes a number of pieces celebrating the American experience, including “Liberty Fanfare” by John Williams, Dvořák’s “From the New World” Symphony, and the world premiere of Hartford native and American (more…)

NBSO 2016-2017 Season Announced

The New Britain Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2016-2017 concert season. This year’s programming includes two main stage full symphonic concerts as well as a series of seven “mini-concert” ensemble performances. The season will formally open on Sunday, November 20th, in Central Connecticut State University’s Welte Hall at 3 p.m., with the first of two […]

NBSO Presents Singing Strings Featuring Daniel Salazar

The New Britain Symphony Orchestra will be wrapping up its 2015-2016 Concert Season on May 1st with the spring concert Singing Strings, a full symphonic production featuring guitarist Daniel Salazar. NBSO Conductor and Music Director Ertan Seyyar Sener has put together an outstanding program to highlight the sounds of the classical guitar in a symphonic […]

NBSO Premieres Work by Connecticut Native

Xavier Blackwell-Lipkind, a ninth-grader at West Hartford’s Conard High School, was recognized by the audience following the premiere of his composition, French Coast by Moonlight. The program for the 2016 Young People’s Concert included the premiere of this work. Currently a set drummer and vibraphonist in the Jazz Ensemble at Conard High and a percussionist […]

NBSO’s Brass & Organ Opens Holiday Season December 6

The New Britain Symphony has announced its sixth annual Brass and Organ Concert to open the holiday season. The festive concert will be performed Sunday, December 6,  3 p. m.at St. Mark’s Church, 147 West Main Street, New Britain. The concert, an offering in the NBSO’s Mini-Concert series, is free and open to the public. […]

“About Space” Concert Announcement

In collaboration with CCSU’s Copernicus Observatory and Planetarium, the New Britain Symphony Orchestra is pleased to present an exciting concert, About Space, to open its 2015-2016 season. Maestro Ertan Seyyar Sener has developed an ambitious program for the November 8th event that is sure to please audience members of all ages. This concert will be […]

New Britain Symphony Orchestra Announces 2015-2016 Concert Season

Icarus At the Edge of Time

An extensive and ambitious 2015-2016 concert season has been announced by the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, according to Sylvia O’Reilly, President. The season will officially open on Sunday, November 8th, in CCSU’s Welte Hall at 3:00 p.m., with a spectacular concert featuring works “About Space”. This concert is being presented in collaboration with CCSU’s Copernicus […]

Singing Strings


  • Singing Strings
    May 1, 2016
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission: Adults: $20 Children and students with valid college ID: FREE

Featuring Daniel Salazar, Guitar
Overture to Los Esclavos Felices – Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga
Sinfonietta no 1 in B flat major – Heitor Villa-Lobos
(A memoria de Mozart)
Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra – Heitor Villa-Lobos
Asturias (Leyenda) – Isaac Albeniz, arr. by D.Salazar
Malagueña – Ernesto Lecuona, arr. by D. Salazar

About Space


  • About Space
    November 8, 2015
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission: Adults: $20 Children and students with valid college ID: FREE

“From The Rocks To The Stars” Overture (World Premiere) – Christopher Swist
“Mars” and “Jupiter” from The Planets suite, Op. 32 – Gustav Holst
Arboretum (New Britain Symphony Premiere) – Elizabeth Brown
Elizabeth Brown, Soloist
Star Wars Medley – John Williams
Icarus at the Edge of Time – Philip Glass
John McDonough, Narrator
film created and directed by Al + Al
based on the book by Brian Greene, adapted by Greene and David Henry Hwang

“Ode to Nature” Concert Announcement

The New Britain Symphony Orchestra will conclude its 2014-2015 concert season on May 3, 3:00 p.m., in Welte Hall, CCSU, according to Nancy Judd, Symphony President. The concert, under the baton of newly tapped Conductor and Music Director Ertan Seyyar Sener, is presented in collaboration with the New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park and […]