News & Updates

Dec 5, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Blends East and West to Celebrate Lunar New Year

The New Jersey Symphony celebrates the Year of the Dragon in a special celebration that features a pre-concert Cultural Exchange Festival and concert…

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Dec 4, 2023

Joshua Bell does it all in an impressive performance with the New Jersey Symphony

“It was an impressive performance. Bell made the music sound appropriately dramatic but also graceful and sweet. He and the New Jersey Symphony…

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Nov 7, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Presents Holiday Classic Handel’s Messiah

Nicholas McGegan joins the New Jersey Symphony to conduct Handel’s incomparable holiday classic with a host of guest vocalists and the Montclair…

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Nov 1, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Presents Violinist Joshua Bell in Concert

The acclaimed violinist returns to the New Jersey Symphony to conduct and perform with the orchestra in a program that features Mendelssohn’s Violin…

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Oct 24, 2023

Sterling Elliott delivers fresh take on Schumann’s Cello Concerto with the New Jersey Symphony

“Both Elliott and Young played down the rhapsodic, lyrical elements and introspection in favor of the formal structure and clarity. The effect was…

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Oct 17, 2023

The New Jersey Symphony kicks off its 101st season with power and fanfare

“Spano was an assured presence at the podium, the orchestra sounded prepared and at ease throughout the night. The program, titled “Ellington…

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Oct 11, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Debuts One-of-a-Kind Opera Short Film Starring Monét X Change

The short film, starring two-crown “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner Monét X Change and the New Jersey Symphony Chamber…

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Oct 9, 2023 previews the New Jersey Symphony’s season opening performances with Aaron Diehl

Pianist Aaron Diehl spoke to Courtney Smith of about his upcoming appearance with the New Jersey Symphony in Newark and New Brunswick as they…

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Oct 6, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Appoints Sue On as Repertory Orchestra Conductor for the New Jersey Symphony Youth Orchestra, the Resident Youth Orchestra of the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University

As the conductor for the new intermediate-level symphonic orchestra, On will work closely with Youth Orchestra Artistic Director Diego García…

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Oct 4, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Announces Jessica Rivero Altarriba as its first-ever Colton Conducting Fellow

Altarriba will work closely with Music Director Xian Zhang and will serve as the conductor for New Jersey Symphony’s educational concerts as well…

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Sep 25, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Presents Opening Weekend Concerts and Jurassic Park in Concert

The New Jersey Symphony kicks off its 101st season with three consecutive weekends of performances in October, featuring conductors Robert Spano and Joseph…

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Aug 9, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Youth Orchestra to Become Resident Program at Montclair State University’s Cali School of Music

The New Jersey Symphony and Montclair State University announce a five-year collaboration that makes the New Jersey Symphony Youth Orchestra the…

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