News & Updates

June 6, 2019

Watch | NJSO Backstage: All-Orchestral Season Finale

The beautiful artistry of the NJSO musicians takes center stage during our season finale.

June 5, 2019

Watch | Musicians Speak: Kathleen Nester on the 2018–19 Season Finale

NJSO flute and piccolo player Kathleen Nester talks about how Mendelssohn’s music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream evokes the magical feel of…

May 31, 2019

Watch | NJSO Backstage: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

Watch a sneak peek of rehearsal with Joshua Gersen conducting the NJSO in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert.

May 29, 2019

Listen | 4 Can’t-Miss Moments of Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony

The entire symphony has a sea full of magnificent moments.

May 29, 2019

NJSO and NJPAC announce the sixth installment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to NJPAC with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in Concert, the sixth film in the Harry Potter series.…

May 22, 2019

How A Midsummer Night’s Dream Became Mendelssohn’s Work of a Lifetime

Felix Mendelssohn was only a child when he and his sister, Fanny, first read Shakespeare’s mystical play A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

May 16, 2019

Watch | NJSO Backstage: ‘Art of the Double Concerto’

Go behind the scenes as the NJSO rehearses Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins and Steven Mackey’s Four Iconoclastic Episodes for violin and electric…

May 13, 2019

Quiz | Which Double Concerto Are You: Bach or Mackey?

J.S. Bach and Steven Mackey were drawn to the same dueling soloist idea, the double concerto.