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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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Apr 23, 2024

New Jersey Symphony Announces the 2024 Summer Season

Baahubali: The Beginning Live in Concert: India’s biggest box-office smash hit (July 27–28 in Newark and New Brunswick) The Godfather…

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Apr 8, 2024

The New Jersey Symphony performs Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert with great fanfare

“ ... under the baton of Nicholas Hersh and with the powerful John Williams score on their stands, they played with precision and gusto. It was…

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Mar 26, 2024

Danny DeVito, David Newman and the New Jersey Symphony give fans a treat with Matilda in Concert

“Newman’s score performed by the skilled New Jersey players further elevated the event. The strings shined under concertmaster Brennan Sweet…

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Mar 26, 2024

New Jersey Symphony Presents Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

The New Jersey Symphony will perform John Williams’ score of the sixth film of the Star Wars saga live in concert in performances with conductor…

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Mar 19, 2024

Xian Zhang and Tom Borrow put on a masterful performance with the New Jersey Symphony

“ ... Zhang and the orchestra played with upbeat tempos, rich textures and a warm sound. This proved an interesting contrast to the cool, clean,…

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