Broadcast | Sarod & Scheherazade

Sarod master Amjad Ali Khan takes the stage with his sons and the New Jersey Symphony for his own concerto, Samaagam. Hear Xian Zhang lead this unforgettable program, which also features Rimsky-Korsakov’s brilliant Scheherazade, from the 2018–19 season.

XIAN ZHANG conductor

Program NotesConcert Info


AMJAD ALI KHAN Samaagam: A Concerto for Sarod, Concertante Group and String Orchestra


Program originally performed Apr 5–7, 2019. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.
Broadcast May 31, 2019, on WWFM.

Broadcast & Chat on social media

Watch New Jersey Symphony Concertmaster Eric Wyrick and flutist Kathleen Nester share insight into their lives as professional musicians, followed by an New Jersey Symphony broadcast of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade. Watch on Facebook or YouTube.

The New Jersey Symphony hosts biweekly Broadcast & Chats on Facebook as an opportunity for everyone to connect with New Jersey Symphony musicians and listen to pre-recorded concerts together. Learn more.

Behind the Scenes

New Jersey Symphony Backstage: go behind the scenes as the New Jersey Symphony rehearses Amjad Ali Khan’s Samaagam

Xian Zhang chats about Samaagam ahead of the work’s New Jersey Symphony premiere