Events & Tickets

Feb 12 - Feb 14

VALENTINE’S DAY WITH MEGAN HILTY & THE NJSO

2015–16 POPS Series

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Megan Hilty, known for starring roles in “Smash,” Wicked and 9 to 5: The Musical. Called a “burgeoning blonde bombshell” by The Daily Beast, Hilty’s sensational voice and star power are perfect for a trip through the American Songbook.

MEGAN HILTY vocalist (pictured)
TODD ELLISON conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Feb 25 - Feb 28

VISTAS & LANDSCAPES: COPLAND & DVOŘÁK

2015–16 Season

MIGUEL HARTH-BEDOYA conductor (pictured)
STEPHEN FANG cello
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Feb 27 - Feb 27

STAR POWER

2015–16 Season Family Series

Sit closer than ever before! NJSO Family concerts are now in the Victoria Theater at NJPAC. Before there were movies and TV shows, there were orchestra concerts, and composers were the biggest stars of the day. Stroll down the NJSO’s Composer Walk of Fame and hear John Williams’ Star Wars and the very best music from Beethoven, Mozart and Tchaikovsky.

GEMMA NEW conductor (pictured)
SID SOLOMON host
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Mar 11 - Mar 13

ALL-MOZART

2015–16 Season

PERRY SO conductor (pictured)
ERIC LU piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Mar 17 - Mar 20

ROMANTIC MASTERWORKS FROM SCHUMANN & BRAHMS

2015–16 Season

CHRISTIAN ARMING conductor
STEPHEN HOUGH piano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Apr 7 - Apr 10

ZHANG CONDUCTS TCHAIKOVSKY 4

2015–16 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor (pictured)
JENNIFER FRAUTSCHI violin
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Apr 15 - Apr 17

MUSIC OF THE “MAD MEN” ERA

2015–16 POPS Series

Cheyenne Jackson, star of Broadway and TV hits “Glee” and “30 Rock,” takes you back to a time when bossa nova was new, the lounges of Las Vegas were hip and boss dance music was spinning on every hi-fi. Dress in your best “Mad Men” attire and enjoy the slick sounds of the 50s and 60s.

CHEYENNE JACKSON vocalist (pictured)
THOMAS WILKINS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

May 12 - May 15

HADELICH PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKY

2015–16 Season

JÉRÉMIE RHORER conductor
AUGUSTIN HADELICH violin (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

May 14 AT 12:00 PM

Youth Orchestras Spotlight

For the first time, hundreds of students in these youth orchestra and symphonic band programs share the stage for the concert of a lifetime! Inspired by the NJSO Youth Orchestras 25th anniversary season, this concert celebrates talent from some of New Jersey's best young symphonic musicians. Be inspired by the future of music and audiences with this dazzling performance.

May 20 AT 8:00 PM

GLORIOUS CHORAL MUSIC IN A GLORIOUS SPACE

Music of Giacomo Puccini

Experience Puccini's playful music in the fifth-largest cathedral in North America—the stunning Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark. This all-Puccini program features The Chrysanthemums, a delightful piece for strings, and The Archdiocesan Festival and Cathedral Choirs singing Messa da Gloria accompanied by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.

May 21 - May 21

ATHLETES OF THE ORCHESTRA

2015–16 Season Family Series

Sit closer than ever before! NJSO Family concerts are now in the Victoria Theater at NJPAC. The big game is on—meet all the teams of the Orchestra and cheer on your favorite! Will it be the strings, brass, woodwinds or percussion that win the day? “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” Olympic fanfares and classics from Mozart and Rimsky-Korsakov will make it feel like you and the kids are sitting on the third-base line with a hot dog and a soda.

JEFFREY GROGAN conductor (pictured)
SID SOLOMON host
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

May 21 AT 8:00 PM

JESSYE NORMAN WITH THE NJSO

2015–16 Season

The NJSO and NJPAC are thrilled to welcome superstar soprano Jessye Norman, a legendary performer of electrifying magnitude. Her program with Lacombe and the NJSO centers on songs of American life, from the Great American Songbook to Spirituals. Don’t miss the pairing of Norman and Lacombe in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

JACQUES LACOMBE conductor
JESSYE NORMAN soprano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Jun 4 - Jun 5

BOND & BEYOND

2015–16 POPS Series

The music is Bond, James Bond, as the NJSO takes you into the world of your favorite spy. The legacy of 007 comes alive in a symphonic tribute featuring music from five decades of Bond films, including Casino Royale, Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever and more.

MICHAEL KRAJEWSKI conductor
DEBBIE GRAVITTE vocalist (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Jun 9 - Jun 12

LACOMBE CONDUCTS RACHMANINOFF & RAVEL

2015–16 Season

JACQUES LACOMBE conductor (pictured)
JOYCE YANG piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Jun 11 AT 4:00 PM

NO SHUSH!

Presented by Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank

The big game is on—meet all the teams of the Orchestra and cheer on your favorite! Will it be the strings, brass, woodwinds or percussion that win the day? “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” Olympic fanfares and classics from Mozart and Rimsky-Korsakov will make it feel like you and the kids are sitting on the third-base line with a hot dog and a soda.