New Music Director of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) Xian Zhang is happy to announce the orchestra's programs for the 2016-17 concert season, her first since taking the job. Highlights from NJSO's upcoming season will include Zhang's first concerts as Music Director, featuring a trio of Tchaikovsky scores: Symphony No. 5, Piano Concerto No. 1 and Polonaise from Eugene Onegin.
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) presents Romantic masterworks from Schumann and Brahms, March 17-20 in Newark and New Brunswick. British born classical composer and pianist Stephen Hough performs Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A Minor, while Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Liège Music Director Christian Arming is set to conduct a program that opens with Richard Wagner's Siegfried Idyll and closes with Johannes Brahms' Second Symphony.
The New Jersey will present Mahler’s First Symphony, Titan, and Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2, Age of Anxiety in a four show series this March. Music Director Jacques Lacombe will conduct and pianist Kirill Gerstein joins the Orchestra for Bernstein’s masterwork.
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra is presenting a night of Mozart and Mendelssohn featuring the NJSO's Bart Feller on the flute and Stacey Shames on the harp.
Renowned violinist Sarah Chang has taken up a two-week residency with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra from January 16- 25. Chang will perform Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story Suite in all six of the NJSO venues statewide.
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will present a full film screening of the classic 1952 film, “Singin’ in the Rain,” with live orchestral accompaniment.
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and music director Jacques Lacombe present of trio of works inspired by "Romeo and Juliet" from Tchaikovsky, Gounod and Prokofiev in Newark and New Brunswick. The program will open the 2015 Winter Festival: Sounds of Shakespeare, which will be the first year of a two-season Winter Festival cycle showcasing music inspired by William Shakespeare. Actors from The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will perform scenes from The Bard’s great tragedy while selections from Prokofiev’s "Romeo and Juliet" are performed.
In spite of the fat man upstairs, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra trods on--undeterred by the political rhetoric and presidential forecasts coming out of Trenton. Case in point: On Saturday, March 15, #OrchestraYou will celebrate music educators, music students and their families with a special concert at from Jersey's best band (sorry, Bruce) at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
We here in "New York City" are "lucky" enough to play host to Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII, featuring intellectual thug Richard Sherman and Skittle-loving beast Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks inevitably losing to Peyton "Ad Man" Manning's Denver Broncos. More accurately, it's the Garden State that will see all the action of the first-ever "Weed Bowl" at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.