More Info for 2021 Lunar New Year Celebration
Feb 1 - 6, 2021 
2020-21 Season

2021 Lunar New Year Celebration

Virtual Concert & Festival—Celebrate the year of the Ox with the NJSO!

Virtual Festival & Concert

Feb 1–5
Virtual festival videos released daily, including performances and cooking demonstrations.

Feb 6 at 7:30 pm
Lunar New Year Celebration virtual concert premiere.

An NJSO tradition continues with the third annual Lunar New Year Celebration! The Peking University Alumni Chorus and Starry Arts Group Children’s Chorus return for this joyous virtual concert. A weeklong virtual festival leading up to this concert will highlight community performers and cultural groups, traditional performances, cooking demonstrations and more.

Music Director Xian Zhang’s program includes Eastern traditional favorites such as the Spring Festival Overture, “Purple Bamboo Tune,” “Fisherman’s Song at Eventide” and “Gong Xi Gong Xi,” united with Western classical favorites such as Tchaikovsky’s Andante cantabile for Cello and Orchestra and Piazzolla’s Libertango. During the concert premiere, hear from the artists as they provide live text commentary on the performances.

XIAN ZHANG conductor
Soloists, performers and program details to be announced.

Become a VIP Supporter for Special Access

Pre-Concert Virtual VIP Event
Feb 6 at 6:30 pm

Join us! Event sponsors and VIP Supporters of $100 or more will be invited to an exclusive event with Xian Zhang and special guests, and will receive recognition in the videos and event materials. Net proceeds from our Lunar New Year Celebration will support the artistic vision of Music Director Xian Zhang.

Sponsor and Supporter Info

Questions on sponsorships or VIP support? Contact Renee Pachucki at [email protected] or 862.800.5848.


Premieres daily and is available on demand after the premiere