News & Updates

June 18, 2024

Gabriel van Aalst Announces Plan to Resign as New Jersey Symphony President & CEO

Newark, NJ—The Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Symphony accepted the resignation of President & CEO Gabriel van Aalst, who announced today…

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June 11, 2024

New Jersey Symphony Presents The Godfather Live in Concert

The New Jersey Symphony will bring Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece to life as they perform Nino Rota’s iconic score live to the film on…

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June 10, 2024

An all-American season finale from the New Jersey Symphony garners heavy praise

“In its now 101 complete seasons, the New Jersey Symphony has put on concerts ranging from conventionally classical to impressively ambitious. But…

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June 6, 2024

New Jersey Symphony Presents the North American Premiere of Baahubali: The Beginning Live in Concert

The New Jersey Symphony will perform the score of M.M. Keeravani’s score live to the critically-acclaimed Indian film, with Constantine Kitsopoulos…

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June 4, 2024

The New Jersey Symphony delivers in an epic performance of iconic film scores

“ ... Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony team delivered a rousing, thoughtful showcase highlighting why film music moves listeners ... The orchestra,…

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May 23, 2024

New Jersey Symphony Presents 2023–24 Season Finale Featuring Daniil Trifonov Playing Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F

Daniil Trifonov joins the New Jersey Symphony to bring down the curtain on their 2023–24 season in Gershwin’s Concerto in F in a program that…

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May 21, 2024

New Jersey Symphony Announces 2024 Edward T. Cone Composition Institute Composers

The New Jersey Symphony announces the 2024 New Jersey Symphony Edward T. Cone Composition Institute composers and their winning works: Leigha Amick…

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May 21, 2024

Jeremy Denk revels in Anna Clyne’s ATLAS with the New Jersey Symphony

“While it is punishing for the pianist, it is not written in a flashy virtuosic or bravura style. It is clear-headed and vigorous, and well matched…

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May 16, 2024

New Jersey Symphony to Present Selections from John Williams’ Scores and Classical Music Featured in Cinema

The New Jersey Symphony will perform classical music pieces performed in cinema, along with selections from iconic film composer John Williams, in a weekend…

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May 14, 2024

New Jersey Symphony Announces Colton Conducting Fellowship Audition for the 2024–25 Season

Applications are open for the New Jersey Symphony’s 2024–25 New Jersey Symphony Colton Conducting Fellowship, with the selected fellow succeeding…

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May 14, 2024

CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell profiles Xian Zhang and her barrier-breaking career

Music Director Xian Zhang appeared on CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell to talk about her career and why she aspires to be an…

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May 13, 2024

Xian Zhang talks about the beauty of living in the moment with NJ Advance Media

Music Director Xian Zhang speaks with NJ Advance Media about her recent performances with The Metropolitan Opera and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s,…

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