Broadcast | Milestone Moments with Xian

Hear performances from two of Xian Zhang’s milestone concerts with the Orchestra. This broadcast features Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony and Marche Slave from Xian’s first concerts after being named music director, and Haydn’s Symphony No. 102 and the suite from Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier from Xian’s inaugural season gala concert.

XIAN ZHANG conductor

Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slave and Symphony No. 4:

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Strauss’ Suite from Der Rosenkavalier and Haydn’s Symphony No. 102:

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HAYDN Symphony No. 102
STRAUSS Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

Featuring interviews with Music Director Xian Zhang, President & CEO Gabriel van Aalst, Principal Flute Bart Feller and Principal Oboe Robert Ingliss.

Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slave and Fourth Symphony originally performed April 7–10, 2016. Strauss’ Suite from Der Rosenkavalier and Haydn’s Symphony No. 102 originally performed Nov 3–6, 2016. Recorded at NJPAC in Newark. 
Broadcast Apr 8, 2020, on WQXR. This program also aired Apr 27, 2017, on WWFM.

Behind the Scenes

Xian Zhang talks about becoming New Jersey Symphony music director.

Xian Zhang previews her first concerts with the New Jersey Symphony after being named the Orchestra’s music director.