The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster Jesse Holstein and musician Ealain McMullin will perform in an afternoon concert for strings in the garden of the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum on Sunday, June 13, at 2 PM.
The program will include a number of works for two violins including “Ishirini” by American composer Alvin Singleton, commissioned in 2003 to celebrate the 20th anniversary season of the Music from Angel Fire Chamber Music Festival in New Mexico, Grazyna Bacewicz’s short suite, “Duets on Folk Themes” as well as “A Tale for Two Violins,” by Kristpor Najarian and based on classical and folk music from Armenia and Turkey.
The program will concludes with a version of Munro Leaf’s classic children’s story of “Ferdinand the Bull” for violin and narrator with music by Alan Ridout.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through the museum’s website. The concert will take place on the museum’s tented patio, rain or shine.
The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum is at 396 County Street in New Bedford.