More Info for POSTPONED: Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony
Apr 4, 2020 

POSTPONED: Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

2019–20 Season

This concert has been rescheduled. More Info.

Performed in Englewood, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for RESCHEDULED: Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert
Apr 18, 2020 

RESCHEDULED: Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

This concert has been rescheduled to March 2021

This concert has been rescheduled. More Info.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
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More Info for POSTPONED Brahms, Vivaldi & Beethoven
May 1, 2020 

POSTPONED Brahms, Vivaldi & Beethoven

2019–20 Season

This concert has been postponed. More Info.

Performed in Newark, New Brunwick and Morristown
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More Info for POSTPONED Family: The ‘New World’ Symphony & Beyond!
May 9, 2020 

POSTPONED Family: The ‘New World’ Symphony & Beyond!

2019–20 Season Family Series

TONG CHEN conductor
RUBÉN RENGEL violin 
NYGEL WITHERSPOON cello

Hear how the rich tapestry of America has inspired music of dizzying diversity—from Dvořák’s first encounters with the “New World,” to Florence Price and more!

Performed in Newark
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More Info for Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
May 16, 2020 

Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

2019–20 Season

ANDREY BOREYKO conductor
AKIKO SUWANAI violin

Performed in Princeton, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 1 in Concert
May 30, 2020 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 1 in Concert

2019–20 Season

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
More Info for Season Finale: Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24
June 4, 2020 

Season Finale: Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24

2019–20 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor
LOUIS LORTIE piano

Performed in Newark, Princeton and Red Bank
More Info for Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton
June 19, 2020 

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 Opening Weekend: Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony
Oct 9, 2020 

Opening Weekend: Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony

Jennifer Koh performs a new violin concerto by Newark’s Tyshawn Sorey.

XIAN ZHANG conductor
JENNIFER KOH violin

Performed in Newark and Red Bank
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More Info for Zhang Conducts Mozart’s ‘Jupiter’
Oct 17, 2020 

Zhang Conducts Mozart’s ‘Jupiter’

Also featuring NJSO principal musicians performing concertos!

XIAN ZHANG conductor
BART FELLER flute
JONATHAN SPITZ cello

Performed in Englewood, Princeton, Newark and Morristown
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More Info for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part 2 in Concert
Oct 31, 2020 

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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More Info for Mozart & Brahms
Nov 5, 2020 

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 Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
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More Info for Jurassic Park in Concert
Nov 28, 2020 

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 Beethoven’s Violin Concerto
Dec 4, 2020 

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 Gershwin’s An American in Paris
Jan 15, 2021 

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 Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F
Jan 23, 2021 

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 The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Jan 31, 2021 

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 2021 Lunar New Year Celebration
Feb 6, 2021 

2021 Lunar New Year Celebration

Special Concert—Celebrate the year of the Ox with the NJSO!

XIAN ZHANG conductor

Performed in Newark
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More Info for Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
Feb 25, 2021 

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 Zhang Conducts Mahler 7
Mar 6, 2021 

Zhang Conducts Mahler 7

2020–21 Season

XIAN ZHANG conductor
TOM BORROW piano

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

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 Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert
Mar 20, 2021 

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 Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert
Mar 20, 2021 

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 Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony
Apr 8, 2021 

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 Conrad Tao Plays Tchaikovsky
Apr 29, 2021 

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 The Composer Is Dead
May 15, 2021 

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 Alma Deutscher Debuts with the NJSO
May 23, 2021 

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 Joshua Bell Returns
June 10, 2021 

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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