Press Releases

May 6, 2020

NJSO commissions new work for physically distanced orchestra and choir from José Luis Domínguez

In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic, and to express gratitude to frontline medical and service workers, the NJSO has commissioned…

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Apr 8, 2020

NJSO cancels concerts and events through June 7 due to COVID-19 pandemic

The NJSO has canceled its concerts, education and community engagement activities and donor events through June 7 due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global…

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Mar 17, 2020

Postponement of NJSO concerts and events to extend through May 10 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Following new updates and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state officials, the NJSO will postpone its concerts…

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Mar 11, 2020

NJSO to postpone March concerts due to regional COVID-19 outbreak

The NJSO will postpone its concerts through March 29 due to the escalation of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in New Jersey and the tri-state region.…

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Mar 5, 2020

NJSO presents Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert, Apr 17–19

The NJSO presents Star Wars: The Force Awakens in concert April 17–19.

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Mar 3, 2020

2020–21 NJSO Colton Fellowship to support early-career Black and Latinx musicians

The NJSO announces the application process for the 2020–21 NJSO Colton Fellowship, an excellence-based program designed to support early-career…

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Feb 7, 2020

Tickets for Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Concert with the NJSO to go on sale Feb 14

Tickets for the NJSO’s 2021 performances of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Concert will go on sale to the public on February 14 at 10 am.

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Jan 30, 2020

NJSO presents Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, Bruckner’s Sixth Symphony

The NJSO presents Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto and Bruckner’s Sixth Symphony, February 27–March 1 in Newark and New Brunswick.

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Jan 22, 2020

NJSO announces 2020–21 season

Classical highlights include a Winter Festival featuring works by Gershwin and other luminary composers who blend classical and popular traditions; performances…

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Dec 17, 2019

NJSO presents Wagner’s The Ring Without Words

The NJSO presents the NJSO premiere of Wagner’s The Ring Without Words—the late American conductor Lorin Maazel’s arrangement of music…

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Dec 10, 2019

NJSO presents Classical Mystery Tour: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Concertgoers can relive one of the most iconic albums in rock history as Classical Mystery Tour performs Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with…

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Dec 4, 2019

NJSO presents scenes from Mozart’s Don Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro featuring singers from Met Opera’s young-artist program

In a new collaboration, the NJSO welcomes singers from the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program for scenes from Mozart’s…

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