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WQXR Broadcasts

December 22, 2019

WQXR Broadcast: December 22, 2019 at 7 pm

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WWFM Broadcasts

December 27, 2019

WWFM Broadcast: December 27, 2019

Concert originally performed November 7, 8, 9 & 10.

The NJSO performs Spanish- and French-inspired showpieces alongside an electrifying US premiere from one of China’s foremost composers, Qigang Chen, with returning violinist Ning Feng.


RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Capriccio espagnol


QIGANG CHEN La joie de la souffrance for Violin and Orchestra (US Premiere and NJSO Co-Commission)    


SAINT-SAËNS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso  


FALLA Suite No. 2 from The Three-Cornered Hat 
 

November 29, 2019

WWFM Broadcast: November 29, 2019 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed July 20, 2019. Cristian Măcelaru conducts the NJSO premieres of dynamic works by the composers of the NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, a multi-faceted program that promotes new music and emerging composers. The Institute composers will briefly share the inspiration behind their pieces in an evening that will show the vibrant future of orchestral music. More info on the institute here.

See videos and read Q&A’s with the composers here.

DAN CAPUTO Liminal


PATRICK O’MALLEY Rest and Restless


IVÁN ENRIQUE RODRÍGUEZ A Metaphor for Power


BORA YOON The Wind of Two Koreas


STEVEN MACKEY Portals, Scenes and Celebrations (East Coast Premiere)

October 4, 2019

WWFM Broadcast: October 4, 2019 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed June 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2019.

NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Thrill to the magical partnership of Music Director Xian Zhang and the NJSO in a pair of breathtaking works in this heart-pounding season finale. 

MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream


RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2

May 31, 2019

WWFM Broadcast: May 31, 2019 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed April 5, 6 & 7, 2019. NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Sarod (Indian lute) master Amjad Ali Khan takes the stage with his sons and the NJSO for an unforgettable meeting of East and West. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

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

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

March 29, 2019

WWFM Broadcast: March 29, 2019 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed January 25, 26 & 27, 2019. NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Pianist Daniil Trifonov performed the piano concerto. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

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STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra

SCHUMANN Piano Concerto

SCRIABIN Poem of Ecstasy (NJSO Premiere)

February 22, 2019

WWFM Broadcast: February 22, 2019 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed January 10, 11, 12 & 13, 2019. NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Pianist Emanuel Ax performed the piano concerto. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

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MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22

TCHAIKOVSKY Manfred Symphony

December 28, 2018

WWFM Broadcast: December 28, 2018 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed June 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2018. NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Violinist Gil Shaham performed the violin concerto. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

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BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide

BRAHMS Violin Concerto

MAHLER Symphony No. 1

March 2, 2018

WWFM Broadcast: March 2, 2018 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed Jan 11, 13 & 14, 2018. NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Pianist George Li performed the piano concerto. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

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Chen Yi's Ge Xu

Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3

Respighi's Fountains of Rome and Pines of Rome

 

January 5, 2018

WWFM Broadcast: January 5, 2018 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed Nov 2–5, 2017. NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Pianist Conrad Tao performed the piano concerto. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

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Beethoven’s Overture to Coriolan

Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5

 

November 24, 2017

WWFM Broadcast: November 24, 2017 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed Oct 7 & 8, 2017. NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Pianist Jeremy Denk performed the piano concerto. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

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Beethoven’s Overture to The Creatures

Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”

Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique

 

June 2, 2017

WWFM Broadcast: June 2, 2017, at 8 pm

Concert originally performed Apr 7–9, 2017. NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

The broadcast also features interviews from Principal Tuba Derek Fenstermacher and Principal Percussion David Fein.

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Tan Dun’s Internet Symphony No. 1, “Eroica” and Vaughan Williams’ Tuba Concerto performed by Derek Fenstermacher

Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals and Ravel Boléro

April 27, 2017

WWFM Broadcast: April 27, 2017, at 8 pm

Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slave and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 originally performed April 7-10, 2016.
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Strauss’ Suite from Der Rosenkavalier and Haydn’s Symphony No. 102 originally performed Nov 3-6, 2016.
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Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slave, Strauss’ Suite from Der Rosenkavalier and Haydn’s Symphony No. 102

Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4

March 31, 2017

WWFM Broadcast: March 31, 2017, at 8 pm

Concert originally performed Oct 27–30, 2016. NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang conducted. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark.

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Tchaikovsky’s Polonaise from Eugene Onegin and Piano Concerto No. 1, performed by Simon Trpčeski.

Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5

The Cone Institute Concert on WWFM and WQXR’s New Sounds

2018 Cone Institute Concert

WWFM Broadcast: October 19, 2018 at 8 pm

Concert originally performed July 14, 2018. David Robertson conducted. Recorded at Richardson Auditorium in Princeton.

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JONATHAN CZINER Resonant Bells

NATALIE DIETTERICH Aeolian Dusts

AARON HENDRIX Night Train

BRIAN SHANK Into the Rose Garden

2017 Cone Institute Concert

WQXR's New Sounds

World Premieres from Four Emerging Composers with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

JOANN FALLETTA conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

SAAD HADDAD Takht
NOAH KAPLAN Forest Through Forest
SAM LIPMAN Song of the Bhagavan
ALYSSA WEINBERG Tereza Slumbers

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