In the News

Oct 17, 2018

‘Magic Wand’: Brunswick Review interviews Xian Zhang

“Globe-trotting orchestra leader Xian Zhang talks to the Brunswick Review about culture, commitment and leadership in music.”

Oct 16, 2018 NJSO ‘features an astonishing debut’ reviews Seong-Jin Cho and Otto Tausk’s debut performances with the NJSO.

Oct 12, 2018

Superconductor: ‘NJSO opens with an impassioned Beethoven’s Ninth’

Superconductor reviews the NJSO’s opening-weekend program.

Oct 12, 2018

Korea Daily features Seong-Jin Cho’s NJSO debut

Korea Daily features pianist Seong-Jin Cho’s debut with the NJSO.

Oct 10, 2018

Broad Street Review: ‘Never better timing’

“The New Jersey Symphony got it right, and their timing couldn’t be better.”

Oct 10, 2018 ‘vibrant and relevant’ music at NJSO opener

“Zhang made both lasting music, from the ‘Ode to Joy’ to the national anthem, as well as Whitley’s new piece, sound vibrant and…

Oct 1, 2018

Mom & I previews Seong-Jin Cho performances

Mom & I chats with Seong-Jin Cho ahead of his NJSO debut.

Sep 27, 2018

WQXR: Conductors’ ‘Pieces of a Lifetime’

WQXR asked 11 conductors—including NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang—the one piece they would choose if they could only conduct one work for…

Sep 24, 2018

NYCulture Beat previews Seong-Jin Cho’s NJSO debut

NYCulture Beat previews Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho’s October debut with the NJSO.

Sep 17, 2018

‘Ode to Joy’ in Pop Culture

Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” in pop culture, from John McClane to Beaker.

Sep 14, 2018

NY Times fall arts preview highlights ‘vibrant’ NJSO program

“This fine ensemble is perpetually underrated; a highlight of its season is a vibrant program ... that includes Milhaud, Gershwin, Stravinsky and…

Sep 14, 2018

WQXR: Conductors’ ‘Roads Not Taken’

WQXR asked 11 conductors what they might have been had they not taken to the podium as a profession.