More Info for CANCELED Mozart & Brahms
Nov 5, 2020 

CANCELED Mozart & Brahms

Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 performed by Mexican-born pianist Jorge Federico Osorio.

JUN MÄRKL conductor
JORGE FEDERICO OSORIO piano

Performed in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
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More Info for CANCELED Jurassic Park in Concert
Nov 28, 2020 

CANCELED Jurassic Park in Concert

Special Concert—See it on the big screen as the NJSO plays the score live.

Featuring visually stunning imagery and groundbreaking special effects, the action-packed adventure of Jurassic Park pits man against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Experience this epic film in HD with the NJSO performing John Williams’ iconic score live to picture. Welcome … to Jurassic Park!

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Beethoven’s Violin Concerto
Dec 4, 2020 

CANCELED Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

Featuring the return of violinist Augustin Hadelich.

XIAN ZHANG conductor
AUGUSTIN HADELICH violin

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Gershwin’s An American in Paris
Jan 15, 2021 

CANCELED Gershwin’s An American in Paris

2021 Winter Festival Week I: Gershwin & the Sounds of America

XIAN ZHANG conductor
TERRENCE WILSON piano
AARON DWORKIN narrator

Performed in Morristown, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F
Jan 23, 2021 

CANCELED Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F

2021 Winter Festival Week II: Gershwin & the Sounds of America

FABIEN GABEL conductor
AARON DIEHL piano

Performed in Englewood, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Jan 31, 2021 

CANCELED The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

2021 Winter Festival Week III: Gershwin & the Sounds of America

XIAN ZHANG conductor
CHRIS KOMER horn
MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY CHOIR | Eric Conway, director

Performed in Princeton, Red Bank and Newark
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More Info for CANCELED Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
Feb 25, 2021 

CANCELED Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

Gemma New conducts the NJSO premiere of Walton Symphony No. 1

GEMMA NEW conductor
KAREN GOMYO violin

Performed in Newark, New Brunswick and Morristown
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More Info for CANCELED Zhang Conducts Mahler 7
Mar 6, 2021 

CANCELED Zhang Conducts Mahler 7

2020–21 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor
TOM BORROW piano

Performed in Newark
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More Info for CANCELED Chopin’s First Piano Concerto
Mar 11, 2021 

CANCELED Chopin’s First Piano Concerto

Also featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”

XIAN ZHANG conductor
HAOCHEN ZHANG piano

Performed in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick
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More Info for POSTPONED Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert
Mar 20, 2021 

POSTPONED Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

Special Concert—See it on the big screen as the NJSO plays the score live.

Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished, and a new threat has risen: The First Order, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his enforcer, Kylo Ren. General Leia Organa’s military force, the Resistance—and unlikely heroes brought together by fate—are the galaxy’s only hope. Experience the complete film with the NJSO performing John Williams’ thrilling score live.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for POSTPONED Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Concert
Mar 20, 2021 

POSTPONED Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Concert

In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Experience this thrilling film like never before as the NJSO performs Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ exhilarating score live.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for POSTPONED Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert
Mar 20, 2021 

POSTPONED Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

Special Concert—See it on the big screen as the NJSO plays the score live.

Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished, and a new threat has risen: The First Order, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his enforcer, Kylo Ren. General Leia Organa’s military force, the Resistance—and unlikely heroes brought together by fate—are the galaxy’s only hope. Experience the complete film with the NJSO performing John Williams’ thrilling score live.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for POSTPONED Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Concert
Mar 20, 2021 

POSTPONED Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Concert

In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Experience this thrilling film like never before as the NJSO performs Oscar®-winning composer John Williams’ exhilarating score live.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony
Apr 8, 2021 

CANCELED Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

Vadim Gluzman returns to perform Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2

MARIO VENZAGO conductor
VADIM GLUZMAN violin

Performed in Newark and Morristown
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More Info for CANCELED Conrad Tao Plays Tchaikovsky
Apr 29, 2021 

CANCELED Conrad Tao Plays Tchaikovsky

Also featuring Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9

JADER BIGNAMINI conductor
CONRAD TAO piano

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED The Composer Is Dead
May 15, 2021 

CANCELED The Composer Is Dead

2020–21 Season Family Concert

A guest actor will take on the famous role of Lemony Snicket—best known for the popular A Series of Unfortunate Events—in the musical mystery The Composer Is Dead, with music by Nathaniel Stookey.

Performed in Newark
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More Info for CANCELED Alma Deutscher Debuts with the NJSO
May 23, 2021 

CANCELED Alma Deutscher Debuts with the NJSO

Special Concert

ALMA DEUTSCHER composer, violin, piano
MICHAEL FRANCIS conductor

Program to include selections from:
ALMA DEUTSCHER Violin Concerto
ALMA DEUTSCHER Piano Concerto

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More Info for RESCHEDULED Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 1 in Concert
June 5, 2021 

RESCHEDULED Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 in Concert

This concert has been rescheduled to October 30, 2021.

This concert has been rescheduled. More info.

Performed in Newark
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More Info for CANCELED Joshua Bell Returns
June 10, 2021 

CANCELED Joshua Bell Returns

Hear the nation’s most acclaimed violinist perform Bruch’s beautiful Violin Concerto No. 1

XIAN ZHANG conductor
JOSHUA BELL violin

Performed in Newark and Princeton
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More Info for Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton
Sep 24, 2021 

Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Presented by New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Danny Elfman’s unforgettable music comes to life with a full choir and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, enhanced by Tim Burton’s vivid original sketches, drawings and film clips on the big screen.

Performed in Newark
More Info for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 1 in Concert
Oct 30, 2021 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 in Concert

Special Concert—See it on the big screen as the NJSO plays the score live.

The end begins. Harry, Ron and Hermione go hunting for Horcruxes in part one of the epic finale Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsPart 1 in Concert. Relive every harrowing moment as Harry and his friends rush to face Voldemort for the last time, with the full film accompanied by the NJSO in an experience you’ll never forget.

Performed in Newark
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More Info for POSTPONED Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 2 in Concert
Oct 30, 2021 

POSTPONED Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsPart 2 in Concert

Special Concert—See it on the big screen as the NJSO plays the score live.

In the epic finale to the Harry Potter Film Concert Series, the battle between good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war! Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsPart 2 in Concert brings the final chapter to the big screen as the NJSO performs every note of the epic score from Alexandre Desplat. The stakes have never been higher!

Performed in Newark
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