News & Updates

Jan 12, 2021

NJSO and DreamPlay Films present Still & Dvořák: An NJSO Concert Film

The NJSO and DreamPlay Films present Still & Dvořák: An NJSO Concert Film, premiering January 14. Music Director Xian Zhang conducts. The…

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Jan 5, 2021

NJSO and Paper Mill Playhouse present ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ in first of four-part video series

In the first part of a collaboration between the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Paper Mill Playhouse, Broadway veteran Rema Webb and an NJSO string…

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Nov 18, 2020

NJSO and DreamPlay Films present concert film featuring world premiere from Daniel Bernard Roumain, plus works by Michael Abels, Mahler, Mozart

The NJSO presents the world premiere of an NJSO commission by Daniel Bernard Roumain alongside works by Michael Abels, Mahler and Mozart in a free virtual…

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Nov 5, 2020

NJSO and Trilogy: An Opera Company present Emmett Till performance and event on Nov 10

The NJSO and Trilogy: An Opera Company—a Newark-based opera company that focuses on the works of Black composers and subject matter relative to…

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Oct 19, 2020

NJSO announces NJSO Virtual 20–21 digital experiences

The NJSO announces NJSO Virtual 20–21, a season of free digital experiences, from broadcasts of virtual orchestral concerts led by Music Director…

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Sep 30, 2020

NJSO and Northern New Jersey Musicians’ Guild announce new one-year side-letter agreement

The NJSO Board of Trustees and Northern New Jersey Musicians’ Guild, Local 16-248 of the American Federation of Musicians, have ratified a new one-year…

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Sep 11, 2020

NJSO announces workforce reduction due to financial impact of COVID-19

Due to the crippling financial and operational impact of COVID-19, the NJSO has made the difficult decision to implement significant administrative staff…

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July 23, 2020

NJSO Youth Orchestras Spotlight: Class of 2020

Members of the Class of 2020 reflect on their time in the NJSO Youth Orchestras.

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July 16, 2020

NJSO cancels concerts and events through December due to COVID-19 pandemic

“The safety of our patrons, musicians and staff is always top of mind,” NJSO President & CEO Gabriel van Aalst says.

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July 2, 2020

Celebrating the 2020 Terhune Awards

The NJSO acknowledges and celebrates musicians who have been members of the Orchestra for 25 years or more through the Terhune Award.

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June 5, 2020

NJSO postpones Gratias Tibi premiere in solidarity with social justice protests

In response to the tragedy of racism and the conversations and protests around social justice taking place in the United States, the NJSO has postponed…

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June 2, 2020

Blackout Tuesday

In response to the tragedy of racism and violence that continues to haunt this country, the NJSO joins the art and music industry in disconnecting from…

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