2024 Lunar New Year Celebration
Celebration of the Year of the Dragon
- Sat, Feb 3 7:30 pm New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark
Yue Bao conductor
Tony Siqi Yun piano
Peking University Alumni Chorus
Edison Chinese School Lion Dance Team
New Jersey Symphony
Li Huanzhi Spring Festival Overture
Xinghai “Yellow River Boatmen’s Song” from Yellow River Concerto
Ravel “Allegramente” from Piano Concerto in G
Huang Ruo Selections from Folk Songs for Orchestra
I. Flower Drum Song from Feng Yang
IV. Girl from the Da Ban City
Dvořák Slavonic Dance No. 8, Op. 46
Verdi “Va Pensiero” from Nabucco
Traditional Jasmine Flower Song
Zhou Tian Gift
The Symphony’s 2024 Lunar New Year Celebration continues our tradition, first developed by Music Director Xian Zhang, of blending music from East and West in a celebration of cultural collaboration. This year under the baton of conductor Yue Bao, the Symphony will perform selections from Huang Ruo’s Folk Songs for Orchestra and Zhou Tian’s Gift, plus tried-and-true favorites like Spring Festival Overture. Rising star Tony Siqi Yun joins at the piano to perform selections from the Yellow River Concerto and Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G. You won’t want to miss this celebration to ring in the Year of the Dragon!
Lunar New Year Celebration VIP Event
Saturday, February 3, at 6 pm
Join us in celebrating the Year of the Dragon at the New Jersey Symphony’s Lunar New Year Celebration VIP Event. The celebration continues our tradition, started by Music Director Xian Zhang, of blending music from East and West in a celebration of cultural collaboration. Net proceeds from this event will raise critical funds that support the artistic vision of Music Director Xian Zhang. You won’t want to miss it!
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