Press Releases

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.

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 14, 2018

NJSO presents 2019 Winter Festival, ‘Music Speaks’

A trio of renowned guest artists with distinct musical voices—pianists Emanuel Ax and Daniil Trifonov and soprano Dawn Upshaw—headline the…

Nov 5, 2018

NJSO presents Handel’s Messiah

Members of the NJSO perform Handel’s Messiah with the Montclair State University Singers and a quartet of vocal soloists December 14 and 16 in Princeton…

Oct 25, 2018

NJSO Youth Orchestras give winter concert

The NJSO Youth Orchestras perform a winter concert on December 9 at 4 pm at Science Park High School in Newark.

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…

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…

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.

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,…

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…

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.

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.