Press Releases

Oct 17, 2018

Aaron Diehl performs Florence Price’s Piano Concerto and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with NJSO

Acclaimed jazz pianist Aaron Diehl performs Florence Price’s Piano Concerto and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the NJSO, Nov 29–Dec…

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Oct 10, 2018

NJSO presents Star Wars: A New Hope in concert on Thanksgiving weekend

The NJSO presents screenings of the complete film Star Wars: A New Hope with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical scores performed live…

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Oct 2, 2018

NJSO family concert ‘Bravo Beethoven!’ celebrates a classical master

The NJSO celebrates the music of a classical master in “Bravo Beethoven!” family concerts on November 17 at NJPAC in Newark.

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Sep 25, 2018

Augustin Hadelich returns to NJSO for Britten’s Violin Concerto

Grammy-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich performs Britten’s Violin Concerto in his return to the NJSO, November 1–4 in Newark, Princeton,…

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Sep 5, 2018

Seong-Jin Cho plays Chopin’s Second Piano Concerto in NJSO debut

Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho—winner of the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition—performs Chopin’s Second Piano Concerto in his…

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Sep 4, 2018

New shows added for Star Wars in concert with the NJSO

The NJSO has added additional performances of the first two films in the Star Wars: Film Concert Series.

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Aug 29, 2018

NJSO to perform George Walker’s Lyric for Strings on opening weekend to honor Pulitzer Prize-winning composer

The NJSO will perform George Walker’s Lyric for Strings on its opening-weekend program in memory of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning composer.

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Aug 23, 2018

Xian Zhang conducts Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Kate Whitley’s Speak Out for NJSO opening weekend

Xian Zhang leads Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and the US premiere of Kate Whitley’s Speak Out for the NJSO’s 2018–19 opening weekend.…

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Aug 15, 2018

NJSO presents 2018 Opening Night Celebration: Ode to Joy

The NJSO celebrates the joys of giving, diversity and the state’s remarkable communities at its Opening Night Celebration on October 5 at NJPAC…

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June 22, 2018

Media alert: June 22 free concert moved to rain site at Union County PAC

The free performance begins at 7:30 pm.

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June 10, 2018

Music Director Xian Zhang extends contract for four years

The contract extension secures the acclaimed conductor’s leadership through the 2023–24 season.

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