ARTS CALENDAR

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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: 2022 Lunar New Year Celebration

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger as the NJSO continues a tradition that welcomes all audiences for a festive evening of community and cultural exchange. NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

$25

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Karen Gomyo Plays Mozart

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

A journey from darkness to light. Samy Moussa’s Nocturne evokes the sea at night under a moody half-moon. Mozart’s Third Violin Concerto is a musical sunrise, and we’re delighted to welcome back Karen Gomyo and her unequaled ability to spin out Mozart’s radiant lyricism. Finally, the organ’s entrance in the finale of Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 is […]

$25

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pathétique’

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

Tchaikovsky’s touching final music, his Sixth Symphony, is on the short list of so many music lovers, and we are so excited to perform it for you. We lead into it with a gorgeous overture by Louise Farrenc, who with one beautiful score after another, broke all sorts of glass ceilings in 19th-century France. And […]

$25

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Ravel’s Boléro

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

Superb NJSO principals step into the spotlight: Bart Feller in a tour de force that lets the flute’s shining personalities sing out, and Jonathan Spitz in a piece many call the perfect cello concerto. Xian Zhang bookends this beauty with iconic pieces by the master orchestral colorist Maurice Ravel, ending with the slow-build hurricane of Boléro. […]

$25
Recurring

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Trifonov Is Back!

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

Artist-in-Residence Daniil Trifonov—“the most astounding pianist of our age” (The Times)—returns for his second week this season with a brand new concerto written for him by a musical polymath—DJ and composer Mason Bates. Xian Zhang specializes in Tchaikovsky’s singing line, digging deep into the sorrow and joy that makes her favorite Russian composer’s music utterly […]

$25
Recurring

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Trifonov Is Back!

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

Artist-in-Residence Daniil Trifonov—“the most astounding pianist of our age” (The Times)—returns for his second week this season with a brand new concerto written for him by a musical polymath—DJ and composer Mason Bates. Xian Zhang specializes in Tchaikovsky’s singing line, digging deep into the sorrow and joy that makes her favorite Russian composer’s music utterly […]

$25

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Trifonov Is Back!

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

Artist-in-Residence Daniil Trifonov—“the most astounding pianist of our age” (The Times)—returns for his second week this season with a brand new concerto written for him by a musical polymath—DJ and composer Mason Bates. Xian Zhang specializes in Tchaikovsky’s singing line, digging deep into the sorrow and joy that makes her favorite Russian composer’s music utterly […]

$25

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 5

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

This is glorious madness. Imagine running a marathon, then repeating it … four days in a row. French-Canadian wonder Louis Lortie teams up with the NJSO to perform all five Beethoven piano concertos across four days. This concert shows Beethoven at the starting line of his career, full of youthful fire, and at his glorious […]

$25

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s Piano Concertos Nos. 2, 3 & 4

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

This is glorious madness. Imagine running a marathon, then repeating it … four days in a row. French-Canadian wonder Louis Lortie teams up with the NJSO to perform all five Beethoven piano concertos across four days. The “middle set” holds surprisingly tender music, and passages of jaw-dropping virtuosity, from the heaven-storming composer. XIAN ZHANG conductor […]

$25
Recurring

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Zhang Conducts Mozart’s ‘Jupiter’

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) 1 Center St, Newark

The “Jupiter” Symphony offers inspiration for the sheer miracle and Swiss-watch perfection of its final movement—and heartache, because this was Mozart’s last symphony. Beloved Principal Bassoon Robert Wagner has served NJSO audiences for 42 years; he plays the East Coast premiere of Christopher Rouse’s lyrical concerto. And why not play with convention and end with […]

$25

 


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