Press Releases

Jan 12, 2021

NJSO and DreamPlay Films present Still & Dvořák: An NJSO Concert Film

The NJSO and DreamPlay Films present Still & Dvořák: An NJSO Concert Film, premiering January 14. Music Director Xian Zhang conducts. The…

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Jan 5, 2021

NJSO and Paper Mill Playhouse present ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ in first of four-part video series

In the first part of a collaboration between the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Paper Mill Playhouse, Broadway veteran Rema Webb and an NJSO string…

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Nov 18, 2020

NJSO and DreamPlay Films present concert film featuring world premiere from Daniel Bernard Roumain, plus works by Michael Abels, Mahler, Mozart

The NJSO presents the world premiere of an NJSO commission by Daniel Bernard Roumain alongside works by Michael Abels, Mahler and Mozart in a free virtual…

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Nov 5, 2020

NJSO and Trilogy: An Opera Company present Emmett Till performance and event on Nov 10

The NJSO and Trilogy: An Opera Company—a Newark-based opera company that focuses on the works of Black composers and subject matter relative to…

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Oct 19, 2020

NJSO announces NJSO Virtual 20–21 digital experiences

The NJSO announces NJSO Virtual 20–21, a season of free digital experiences, from broadcasts of virtual orchestral concerts led by Music Director…

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Sep 30, 2020

NJSO and Northern New Jersey Musicians’ Guild announce new one-year side-letter agreement

The NJSO Board of Trustees and Northern New Jersey Musicians’ Guild, Local 16-248 of the American Federation of Musicians, have ratified a new one-year…

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Sep 11, 2020

NJSO announces workforce reduction due to financial impact of COVID-19

Due to the crippling financial and operational impact of COVID-19, the NJSO has made the difficult decision to implement significant administrative staff…

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July 16, 2020

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

“The safety of our patrons, musicians and staff is always top of mind,” NJSO President & CEO Gabriel van Aalst says.

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June 5, 2020

NJSO postpones Gratias Tibi premiere in solidarity with social justice protests

In response to the tragedy of racism and the conversations and protests around social justice taking place in the United States, the NJSO has postponed…

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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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