Events & Tickets

Jan 20 - Jan 21

AMERICA, INSPIRING: RAVEL & RACHMANINOFF

2017–18 Season Winter Festival

ANDREW CONSTANTINE conductor
TERRENCE WILSON piano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Jan 23 - Jan 25

AMERICA, INSPIRING: SPECIAL CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT

2017–18 Season Winter Festival

Join the NJSO Chamber Players for an intimate deep-dive into the diverse world of immigrant and refugee composers. From the evocative colors of Tan Dun to the rhythmic and folk-oriented drive of Bartók to the glorious melodies of Dvořák’s “American” Quartet, hear how America has inspired masterpieces for the string quartet.

  • TAN DUN Eight Colors for String Quartet
  • BARTÓK String Quartet No. 2
  • DVOŘÁK String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96, “American”
Jan 26 - Jan 28

AMERICA, INSPIRING: DVOŘÁK’S “NEW WORLD” SYMPHONY

2017–18 Season Winter Festival

XIAN ZHANG conductor
CHLOË HANSLIP violin (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Feb 16 - Feb 18

HOT LATIN NIGHTS WITH THE MAMBO KINGS

2017–18 POPS

The Mambo Kings bring some serious heat as they celebrate sizzling music of Latin America and the United States. From the sultry melancholy of Astor Piazzolla and the burning Afro Cuban rhythms of Tito Puente to the rhythmic playfulness of jazz great Dave Brubeck and the pop strains of The Beatles, the Mambo Kings take you on a Latin jazz tour that will drive you to your feet!

MAMBO KINGS (pictured)
THOMAS WILKINS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Feb 22 - Feb 25

BRAHMS’ FIRST SYMPHONY

2017–18 Season

RUNE BERGMANN conductor
MARIANNE BEATE KIELLAND mezzo-soprano (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Mar 3 - Mar 3

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™— in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale as Harry soars across the big screen accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra. From the moment Harry uses the Marauder’s Map to when the Patronus Charm bursts from his wand, you’ll be transported back into the world you love.

NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Mar 9 - Mar 11

ZHANG CONDUCTS TCHAIKOVSKY

2017–18 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor (pictured)
SARA DANESHPOUR piano
ERIC WYRICK violin | JONATHAN SPITZ cello
ROBERT INGLISS oboe | ROBERT WAGNER bassoon        
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Mar 15 - Mar 18

MOZART’S REQUIEM

2017–18 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor (pictured)
Soloists from the CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC
Emily Pogorelc, soprano | Kendra Broom, mezzo-soprano
Roy Hage, tenor | Doğukan Kuran, baritone
MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY SINGERS Heather J. Buchanan, conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Mar 25 AT 4:00 PM

NJSO YOUTH ORCHESTRAS SPRING CONCERT

Don’t miss the season finale concert of the NJSO Youth Orchestras, featuring the program’s four ensembles, as well as a dazzling performance by the 2018 Henry Lewis Concerto Competition winner! Honor this year’s senior class and celebrate musicianship, friendship and fun.

Apr 14 - Apr 15

JASON ALEXANDER: THE BROADWAY BOY

2017–18 POPS

Long before becoming world renowned as the iconic George Costanza on “Seinfeld,” Jason Alexander was a Tony Award-winning Broadway song-and-dance man. His concert with the NJSO brings a hilarious re-telling of his journey to and on the Broadway stage and features a program of great music from the theater along with comedy and audience interaction. It’s a much-heralded event of music, laughter and fun.

JASON ALEXANDER (pictured)
BOB BERNHARDT conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Apr 20 - Apr 22

MCGEGAN CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN & MENDELSSOHN

2017–18 Season

NICHOLAS MCGEGAN conductor (pictured)
ROBERT LEVIN piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

May 3 - May 6

MENDELSSOHN’S VIOLIN CONCERTO

2017–18 Season

DIMA SLOBODENIOUK conductor
NING FENG violin (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

May 12 - May 12

PANDA-MONIUM: MUSIC FROM THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

2017–18 Family Concerts

It’s a purr-fect arf-ternoon at the NJSO, when we take you on a wild and wooly concert adventure. You’ll be buzzing in delight as you listen to music inspired by the animal kingdom, featuring tunes from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake ballet, Stravinsky’s Firebird and more! We’re not lion—ewe’ll have a whale of a time!

TBD conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

May 17 - May 20

BACH’S COMPLETE BRANDENBURGS

2017–18 Season

ERIC WYRICK leader and violin soloist (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

BACH Brandenburg Concertos Nos 1–6

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Jun 1 - Jun 3

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL IN CONCERT WITH THE NJSO

2017–18 POPS

Don’t miss Steven Spielberg’s cinematic masterpiece E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial with John Williams’ Academy Award®-winning score performed live to picture by the NJSO. Experience the magic once more!

CONSTANTINE KITSOPOULOS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

™ & © Universal Studios

Jun 7 - Jun 10

SHAHAM PLAYS BRAHMS

2017–18 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor
GIL SHAHAM violin (pictured)
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA