2015–16: A Spectacular Season with
Jacques Lacombe and the NJSO
When Jacques Lacombe first conducted the NJSO in 2008, he made an immediate and deeply personal connection with music lovers in the Garden State. The 2015–16 season celebrates Lacombe’s remarkable tenure as the NJSO’s Music Director, with extraordinary concerts that feature signature programming:
- Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony coupled with a ravishing work from American composer Jennifer Higdon
- Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Lacombe dig in to Gershwin’s jazzy Concerto in F
- An artistic collaboration with The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Mendelssohn’s charming A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as part of the Winter Festival, “Sounds of Shakespeare”
- A season finale featuring Ravel’s stunning Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2
Other highlights throughout the year include Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony and Third Piano Concerto, Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony, PLUS saxophone superstar Branford Marsalis on Opening Night … and so much more.
Don’t miss Jacques Lacombe’s farewell season with the NJSO!
Browse the series options below to learn more about the sensational programs in the 2015–16 season, or click here to view a chronological list of concerts.
See yourself at the NJSO!
Every concert, every piece creates a spine-tingling, heart-pounding, joy-inducing memory to cherish for a lifetime. See yourself at any of our six venues where we guarantee listening bliss. Explore the packages available at your favorite venue below.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark
NJPAC in Newark really does have it all—a warm, inviting atmosphere, convenient on-site dining and parking options, spacious lobby areas and superb acoustics for orchestral concerts.
Series 1 – Fri & Sat evenings – 10 concerts
Series 2 – Thu & Sun afternoons – 9 concerts
Series 3 – Thu afternoons – 5 concerts
Series 4 – Fri evenings – 5 concerts
Series 5 – Sat evenings – 5 concerts
Series 6 – Sun afternoons – 6 concerts
State Theatre in New Brunswick
There’s plenty to love at State Theatre in New Brunswick, located in the heart of the New Brunswick arts district.
Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank
Enjoy the NJSO in the ornate surroundings of the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, which is conveniently located near great restaurants and free parking.
Richardson Auditorium in Princeton
Prefer your concerts at Richardson Auditorium in Princeton? The music envelops you in this intimate space, located on the Princeton University campus, directly across from Palmer Square.
Classical Series: Fri evenings – 5 concerts
Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown
Fans attending Sunday afternoon performances at Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown can relax in the newly renovated lobby space.
Classical Series: Sun afternoons – 4 concerts
bergenPAC in Englewood
Make an evening of it at bergenPAC in Englewood—grab a bite at one of the many eateries in the area, or plan drinks after these four Thursday-night concerts.
Classical Series: Thu evenings – 4 concerts