Behind the Scenes

Mar 15, 2012

Backstage: Pianist André Watts Returns

The first few lines of world-renowned pianist André Watts’ bio read like the stuff of fairytales and legends.

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Feb 15, 2012

Backstage: NJSO builds buzz ahead of Carnegie Hall concert

NJSO audiences and critics have raved about Music Director Jacques Lacombe’s bold programming, and on Wednesday, May 9, Lacombe makes his Carnegie Hall…

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Jan 15, 2012

Backstage: Drama & Intrigue at the NJSO—Talking with Tosca

Kara Shay Thomson is in her comfort zone. It’s Wednesday morning, the week before rehearsals start for Opera New Jersey ...

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Dec 15, 2011

Backstage: NJSO kicks off 2012 with 'Fire' Winter Festival

Next month, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra kicks off the new year with its 2012 Winter Festival—FIRE—the second season of a ...

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Nov 15, 2011

Backstage: Pass the Prokofiev

Thanksgiving weekend—turkey, stuffing and Prokofiev. It’s a recipe New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Eric Wyrick is planning to savor.

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Oct 15, 2011

Backstage: NJSO Celebrates Liszt's 200th

Exactly one week from today, one of classical music’s great visionaries celebrates his 200th birthday, and the following week, ...

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