News & Updates

Dec 7, 2018

Unique holiday traditions around the world

Cultures around the world bring their own unique twist to the holiday season.

Dec 6, 2018

NJSO presents Chinese New Year Celebration

The NJSO presents its first annual Chinese New Year Celebration on February 2 at NJPAC in Newark.

Dec 3, 2018

The Perpetual Appeal of Handel’s Messiah

What makes Handel’s Messiah so captivating?

Nov 30, 2018

A Listener’s Guide to The Firebird

The Firebird demonstrates the promise of the exquisite composer that Stravinsky would become.

Nov 30, 2018

Pop Culture ‘Hallelujahs’ Revisited

The ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ is a fixture in pop culture.

Nov 27, 2018

Dawn Upshaw performs works by Maria Schneider and Mahler with NJSO

Soprano Dawn Upshaw sings Maria Schneider’s Winter Morning Walks and Mahler’s Fourth Symphony January 18–20 in the second program of…

Nov 26, 2018

New York Times previews NJSO Florence Price concerto performances

“As Price’s music is increasingly recognized by a previously neglectful classical mainstream, the concerto has begun to see the wider renown…

Nov 26, 2018

The Influence of American Jazz

Gershwin, Stravinsky and Milhaud all embraced American jazz.

Nov 21, 2018

The Record previews NJSO film concerts

“Some of the people who come to NJPAC as ‘Star Wars’ fans might just leave thinking that a piccolo, a French horn or a timpani…