The NJSO held its annual Opening Night Celebration and honored an outstanding community member—Curtland E. Fields, President & CEO of the Turrell Fund and NJSO Trustee. More than 300 guests enjoyed the celebration, with an incredible season-opening performance of Holst’s The Planets, paired with jaw-dropping NASA astronomical visuals in HD, along with symphonic classics conducted by Music Director Xian Zhang.
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More than 1,500 concertgoers and 200 dinner guests celebrated the Year of the Rat, as the NJSO and Music Director Xian Zhang came together for the Orchestra’s Lunar New Year Celebration Gala. Attendees enjoyed a pre-concert festival with crafters, a variety of musical performances and cultural festivities. It was an unforgettable night of entertainment and fine dining!
The NJSO held its virtual Spring into Music Gala & Online Auction this year, and we were delighted to keep our gala tradition going. Even though we could not be together in person for this event, we were still connected through the power of music. Thank you to everyone who participated and supported this year’s gala. Your generosity raised significant funds for our artistic, education and community engagement programs!