Richardson Auditorium in Princeton

61 Nassau Street , Princeton, NJ 08540

The music envelops you in this intimate space, located on the Princeton University campus, directly across from Palmer Square in downtown Princeton.

For tickets to Richardson Auditorium events not involving the NJSO, call 609.258.5000.

Directions

Via New Jersey Turnpike and Route 1
Take Exit 9. Bear right after toll and follow signs for Rt. 18N and Rt. 1S. Take Rt. 1 S about 18 miles. After road dips under a railroad bridge, turn right onto Alexander Rd towards Princeton. Continue on Alexander Rd. to third light. Turn right at light onto University Pl. Take University Pl. (past train station) to Nassau St. Turn right onto Nassau St. Richardson Auditorium is behind Nassau Presbyterian Church on the right.

Parking

On-street parking is available near Richardson Auditorium. Parking garages are available for public parking on Hulfish St. and Chambers St. surrounding Palmer Square.

Public Transportation

New Jersey Transit provides service to Princeton. For rail timetables, visit www.njtransit.com.

Accessibility

For information on venue accessibility, visit the venue’s website or call Richardson Auditorium's Box Office at 609.258.9220. If your venue accessibility question is not answered through the venue, the NJSO would be happy to assist. Call NJSO Patron Services at 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476).

Additional information on accessibility at NJSO concerts.

Dining & Drink

The Dinky Bar & Kitchen
A onetime train station offering beer, cocktails & small & large American plates amid rustic decor.
94 University Pl., Princeton, NJ—609.423.2188

  • Pre-concert or post-concert dinner on Friday

Mediterra Restaurant & Bar
Busy spot for seasonal Med fare in a rustic-chic setting, plus an extensive wine list & a patio.
29 Hulfish Street Princeton NJ 08542—609.252.9680

  • Pre-concert dinner on Friday

Elements
Local, sustainable ingredients are used to create New American cuisine at this upscale eatery.
66 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542—609.924.0078

  • Pre-concert dinner on Friday

Other nearby options

The Alchemist & Barrister Restaurant & Pub
Pre or Post-concert meal venue, open late.
28 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ—609.924.5555


Winberie's Restaurant & Bar
Pre or Post-concert meal, open late.
1 Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ 08542


La Mezzaluna
25 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542—609.688.8515

Seating Chart

2020–21 Season Richardson Auditorium seating charts

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Upcoming Events

More Info for CANCELED Mozart & Brahms
Nov 6, 2020 - 8:00pm

CANCELED Mozart & Brahms

Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 performed by Mexican-born pianist Jorge Federico Osorio.

JUN MÄRKL conductor
JORGE FEDERICO OSORIO piano

Performed in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Handel’s Messiah
Dec 18, 2020 - 8:00pm

CANCELED Handel’s Messiah

Special Concert—Join us for one of the NJSO’s great holiday traditions.

RUTH REINHARDT conductor
MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY SINGERS | Heather J. Buchanan, conductor

Performed in Newark and Princeton
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More Info for CANCELED The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Jan 29, 2021 - 8:00pm

CANCELED The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

2021 Winter Festival Week III: Gershwin & the Sounds of America

XIAN ZHANG conductor
CHRIS KOMER horn
MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY CHOIR | Eric Conway, director

Performed in Princeton, Red Bank and Newark
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More Info for CANCELED Chopin’s First Piano Concerto
Mar 12, 2021 - 8:00pm

CANCELED Chopin’s First Piano Concerto

Also featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”

XIAN ZHANG conductor
HAOCHEN ZHANG piano

Performed in Newark, Princeton, Red Bank and New Brunswick
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More Info for CANCELED Joshua Bell Returns
June 11, 2021 - 8:00pm

CANCELED Joshua Bell Returns

Hear the nation’s most acclaimed violinist perform Bruch’s beautiful Violin Concerto No. 1

XIAN ZHANG conductor
JOSHUA BELL violin

Performed in Newark and Princeton
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