Winter concert with Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Music director Israel “Buzz” Herman will conduct the Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra in its second concert of the 2018-2019 season on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m. with a program that will include the Symphony No. 1 in D minor of Charles Gounod, “Somerset Rhapsody” of Gustav Holst and the Viola Concerto in G minor of Cecil Forsyth. The viola concerto will feature internationally known violist Brett Deubner, who has performed with more than 70 orchestras in 11 countries on five continents. The concert will be held at the Bloomfield Middle School Auditorium, 60 Huck Road in Bloomfield.

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The Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra is currently celebrating its 86th season — its 19th under the baton of music director and conductor Herman. The maestro has more than 50 years of conducting experience, is an active classical and Dixieland trumpeter, and is regularly heard on New Jersey’s only professional public radio station devoted exclusively to classical music, The Classical Network, broadcast out of Trenton on WWFM, 89.2 FM and streamed live online at He was the creator and host of their weekly radio broadcast, “On The Wind,” for more than seven years.