Jan 25, 2020

Lunar New Year Celebration

Festival & Concert
Performed in Newark
Lunar New Year Celebration
Jan 25, 2020

Feb 7 - 9, 2020

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

2019–20 Pops Season
Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert
Feb 7 - 9, 2020
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Feb 7 - 9, 2020 
2019-20 season

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

2019–20 Pops Season

In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga, Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker joins R2-D2, C-3PO and Princess Leia to free Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt and launch a desperate attack upon the entire Imperial Fleet. Watch the complete film unfold as the NJSO performs John Williams’ legendary score live.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert
Apr 17 - 19, 2020 
2019-20 season

Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

2019–20 Pops Season

Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished, and a new threat has risen: The First Order, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his enforcer, Kylo Ren. General Leia Organa’s military force, the Resistance—and unlikely heroes brought together by fate—are the galaxy’s only hope. Experience the complete film with the NJSO performing John Williams’ thrilling score live.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Classical Mystery Tour: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Jan 26, 2020 
2019-20 season

Classical Mystery Tour: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

2019–20 Pops Season

Beatlemania is back! Relive one of the most iconic albums in rock history as Classical Mystery Tour performs Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band with the NJSO. Hear classic songs from “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” to “When I'm Sixty-Four” to “A Day in the Life”—plus more of the greatest hits from The Beatles’ entire catalogue.

CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR
MARTIN HERMAN
conductor

Performed in Newark
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Jan 25, 2020 
2019-20 season

Lunar New Year Celebration

Festival & Concert

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with us! Join Music Director Xian Zhang and the NJSO for a joyful Lunar New Year concert blending Eastern and Western musical traditions—an unmissable celebration of community and cultural exchange. The evening begins with a pre-concert festival of entertainment and activities in the Prudential Hall lobby.

Performed in Newark
More Info for Beethoven’s Piano Concertos 1 & 5
Mar 19 - 20, 2020 
2019-20 season

Beethoven’s Piano Concertos 1 & 5

2019–20 Season—Beethoven’s Birthday Bash

XIAN ZHANG conductor
LOUIS LORTIE piano

Performed in Englewood and Princeton
More Info for Beethoven’s Piano Concertos 2, 3 & 4
Mar 21 - 22, 2020 
2019-20 season

Beethoven’s Piano Concertos 2, 3 & 4

2019–20 Season—Beethoven’s Birthday Bash

XIAN ZHANG conductor
LOUIS LORTIE piano

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
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NJSO in the spotlight

2020 Winter Festival

Music Director Xian Zhang’s love of music from opera and ballet inspires three weeks of epic works from the stage!

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Hear Handel’s Messiah on WQXR

Listen to a recorded broadcast from this concert at the Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

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Listen to previously broadcast NJSO concerts on demand.