Xian Zhang conductor
Michelle Cann piano
New Jersey Symphony
Dorothy Chang Northern Star
Award-winning composer Dorothy Chang wrote her inspirational and bright Northern Star as part of a larger collection of commissions from several Canadian composers in 2017. New Jersey Symphony Music Director Xian Zhang performed it for the first time in Vancouver in 2018.
Strauss Burleske for Piano and Orchestra
Michelle Cann makes a triumphant return to the Symphony stage for the first time since 2014 with Strauss’ light, virtuosic and witty Burleske for Piano and Orchestra.
Brahms Symphony No. 4
Brahms’ final symphony balances autumnal hues with virtuosic power. Scaling the heights of this monumental work is an orchestral and emotional feat of Mount Everest proportions—and one musicians relish playing.
The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival will share dynamic contemporary poets offering dramatic readings between the orchestral works during the performances at NJPAC in Newark.
NJ.com + JerseysBest.com: Proud centennial season partner and media sponsor of New Jersey Symphony.
Michelle Cann appears by arrangement with the Curtis Institute of Music.
The 2022–23 Princeton Series is dedicated to the life and legacy of Anna Drago.
Programs and artists are subject to change.