More Info for Nimbus Dance with the Music of Nina Simone & Nancy Wilson
Nov 14, 2019 

Nimbus Dance with the Music of Nina Simone & Nancy Wilson

Featuring the NJSO Chamber Players

The NJSO Chamber Players take the stage in collaboration with the Nimbus Dance Company and NJPAC. Part one of this three-part series explores the vibrant and powerful fusion of live music and dance on the Victoria Theater stage. The performance features a world premiere written for the NJSO ensemble, as well as choreography set to the music of jazz legends Nina Simone and Nancy Wilson.

This program is presented by NJPAC. For more information and tickets, please visit njpac.org or call 1.888.GO.NJPAC.

Performed in Newark
More Info for Family: Peter and the Wolf
Nov 16, 2019 

Family: Peter and the Wolf

2019–20 Season Family Series

TONG CHEN conductor
RUBÉN RENGEL violin 
NYGEL WITHERSPOON cello

Join the NJSO and a guest narrator for this timeless fairy tale, in which charming melodies and fantastical characters introduce the different instruments of the orchestra.

Performed in Newark
More Info for Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto
Dec 5, 2019 

Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto

Featuring pianist George Li

XIAN ZHANG conductor
GEORGE LI piano

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet
Jan 3, 2020 

Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

2020 Winter Festival: In the Spotlight

XIAN ZHANG conductor
INON BARNATAN piano

Performed in Newark, Red Bank and Morristown
More Info for Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Jan 11, 2020 

Mozart’s Don Giovanni

2020 Winter Festival: In the Spotlight

XIAN ZHANG conductor
ERIC WYRICK violin
Singers from the METROPOLITAN OPERA’S LINDEMANN YOUNG ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Performed in Englewood, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Wagner’s The Ring Without Words
Jan 19, 2020 

Wagner’s The Ring Without Words

2020 Winter Festival: In the Spotlight

XIAN ZHANG conductor
SIMON TRPČESKI piano

Performed in Princeton, New Brunswick and Newark
More Info for Lunar New Year Celebration Gala
Jan 25, 2020 

Lunar New Year Celebration Gala

Location: New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark

More Info for Lunar New Year Concert and Celebration
Jan 25, 2020 

Lunar New Year Concert and Celebration

2019–20 Season

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

Performed in Newark
More Info for Classical Mystery Tour: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Jan 26, 2020 

Classical Mystery Tour: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

2019–20 Pops Season

Beatlemania is back! Relive one of the most iconic albums in rock history as Classical Mystery Tour performs Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band with the NJSO. Hear classic songs from “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” to “When I'm Sixty-Four” to “A Day in the Life”—plus more of the greatest hits from The Beatles’ entire catalogue.

CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR
MARTIN HERMAN
conductor

Performed in Newark
More Info for Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert
Feb 8, 2020 

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

2019–20 Pops Season

In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga, Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker joins R2-D2, C-3PO and Princess Leia to free Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt and launch a desperate attack upon the entire Imperial Fleet. Watch the complete film unfold as the NJSO performs John Williams’ legendary score live.

Performed in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto
Feb 27, 2020 

Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

2019–20 Season

CHRISTOPH KÖNIG conductor
SIMONE PORTER violin

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Beethoven’s Piano Concertos 2, 3 & 4
Mar 21, 2020 

Beethoven’s Piano Concertos 2, 3 & 4

2019–20 Season—Beethoven’s Birthday Bash

XIAN ZHANG conductor
LOUIS LORTIE piano

Performed in Newark and New Brunswick
More Info for Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ Symphony
Mar 26, 2020 

Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ Symphony

2019–20 Season—Beethoven’s Birthday Bash

XIAN ZHANG conductor
ROBERT WAGNER bassoon

Performed in Newark, Red Bank and Morristown
More Info for Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony
Apr 4, 2020 

Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

2019–20 Season

HENRIK NÁNÁSI conductor

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

Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

2019–20 Pops Season

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
More Info for Brahms, Vivaldi & Beethoven
May 1, 2020 

Brahms, Vivaldi & Beethoven

2019–20 Season

NICHOLAS MCGEGAN conductor
RUBÉN RENGEL violin
EDUARDO RIOS violin
ADRIANA ROSIN violin
NA-YOUNG BAEK cello

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

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
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