Dec 5 - 8, 2019

Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto

Featuring pianist George Li
Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto
Dec 5 - 8, 2019

Dec 20 - 22, 2019

Handel’s Messiah

Featuring guest conductor Roderick Cox
Performed in Princeton and Newark
Handel’s Messiah
Dec 20 - 22, 2019

Jan 25, 2020

Lunar New Year Concert and Celebration

2019–20 Season
Performed in Newark
Lunar New Year Concert and 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
More Info for Family: Peter and the Wolf
Nov 16, 2019 
2019-20 season

Family: Peter and the Wolf

2019–20 Season Family Series

TONG CHEN conductor
RUBÉN RENGEL violin 
NYGEL WITHERSPOON cello

Join the NJSO and a guest narrator for this timeless fairy tale, in which charming melodies and fantastical characters introduce the different instruments of the orchestra.

Performed in Newark
More Info for Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto
Dec 5 - 8, 2019 
2019-20 season

Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto

Featuring pianist George Li

XIAN ZHANG conductor
GEORGE LI piano

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for The Irish Tenors with the NJSO
Dec 10, 2019 
2019-20 season

The Irish Tenors with the NJSO

THE IRISH TENORS
Members of the NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Get in the spirit of the season when The Irish Tenors: Christmas/Holiday Tour 2019 comes to bergenPAC with members of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra for a joyful night of traditional and secular holiday songs, including favorites like “We Three Kings,” “O! Holy Night,” “White Christmas” and “Jingle Bell Rock.” The Irish Tenors have been the acknowledged Celtic music kings since arriving on the scene with their 1998 PBS special and have performed on the biggest stages around the world.

Performed in Englewood
More Info for Handel’s Messiah
Dec 20 - 22, 2019 
2019-20 season

Handel’s Messiah

Featuring guest conductor Roderick Cox

RODERICK COX conductor
SARAH SHAFER soprano
J’NAI BRIDGES mezzo-soprano
FREDERICK BALLENTINE tenor
DOUGLAS WILLIAMS bass-baritone
MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY SINGERS | Heather J. Buchanan, conductor

Performed in Princeton and Newark
More Info for Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet
Jan 3 - 5, 2020 
2019-20 season

Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

2020 Winter Festival: In the Spotlight

XIAN ZHANG conductor
INON BARNATAN piano

Performed in Newark, Red Bank and Morristown
More Info for Mozart’s Don Giovanni & Figaro
Jan 9 - 12, 2020 
2019-20 season

Mozart’s Don Giovanni & Figaro

2020 Winter Festival: In the Spotlight

XIAN ZHANG conductor
ERIC WYRICK violin
Singers from the METROPOLITAN OPERA’S LINDEMANN YOUNG ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Performed in Englewood, Newark and New Brunswick
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Meet the New Musicians

NJSO welcomes new musicians in the 2019–20 season

NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang says: “I am thrilled to welcome so many talented musicians to the NJSO. It is an inspiring time for the Orchestra with several new principals, assistant principals and our first NJSO Colton Fellow. I am very much looking forward to collaborating with our new colleagues.”

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