News & Updates

Jan 2, 2024

New Jersey Symphony Presents Concert Weekend Examining ‘The American Dream’

The New Jersey Symphony will perform a series of works that focuses on the stories and facts that have formulated the idea of the American Dream, January…

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Dec 20, 2023

The New Jersey Symphony celebrate the holiday spirit with two highly reviewed performances of Handel’s Messiah

“ ... the musicians maintained crisp rhythms, with sharply-played double-dotted notes keeping the pace of the music moving forward. McGegan maintained…

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Dec 18, 2023

Danny DeVito live narrates Matilda in Concert with the New Jersey Symphony

New Jersey native and acclaimed actor, producer and director Danny DeVito joins David Newman, the composer of the score for Matilda, to…

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Dec 14, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Presents GRAMMY® Award-Winning Violinist Augustin Hadelich with Music Director Xian Zhang

GRAMMY® Award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich joins Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony to perform Beethoven’s Violin…

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Dec 8, 2023

Applications are open for the 2024 Edward T. Cone Composition Institute

Call for Scores: The New Jersey Symphony announces that it is accepting applications for the 2024 Edward T. Cone Composition Institute through Friday,…

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Dec 5, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Blends East and West to Celebrate Lunar New Year

The New Jersey Symphony celebrates the Year of the Dragon in a special celebration that features a pre-concert Cultural Exchange Festival and concert…

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Dec 4, 2023

Joshua Bell does it all in an impressive performance with the New Jersey Symphony

“It was an impressive performance. Bell made the music sound appropriately dramatic but also graceful and sweet. He and the New Jersey Symphony…

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Nov 7, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Presents Holiday Classic Handel’s Messiah

Nicholas McGegan joins the New Jersey Symphony to conduct Handel’s incomparable holiday classic with a host of guest vocalists and the Montclair…

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Nov 1, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Presents Violinist Joshua Bell in Concert

The acclaimed violinist returns to the New Jersey Symphony to conduct and perform with the orchestra in a program that features Mendelssohn’s Violin…

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Oct 24, 2023

Sterling Elliott delivers fresh take on Schumann’s Cello Concerto with the New Jersey Symphony

“Both Elliott and Young played down the rhapsodic, lyrical elements and introspection in favor of the formal structure and clarity. The effect was…

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Oct 17, 2023

The New Jersey Symphony kicks off its 101st season with power and fanfare

“Spano was an assured presence at the podium, the orchestra sounded prepared and at ease throughout the night. The program, titled “Ellington…

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Oct 11, 2023

New Jersey Symphony Debuts One-of-a-Kind Opera Short Film Starring Monét X Change

The short film, starring two-crown “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner Monét X Change and the New Jersey Symphony Chamber…

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