April 25: “Liaisons: Re-imagining Sondheim” at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton. Pianist Anthony de Mare plays arrangements by Wynton Marsalis, Duncan Sheik, Ethan Iverson, and Nico Muhly to Fred Hersch, Paul Moravec and others.
April 25: MSU Symphonic Band and MSU Campus Band as Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Thomas McCouley and Shelley Axelson, conductors; Anthony Mazzocchi, trombone. Program includes Dana Wilson’s Piece of Mind and David Maslanka’s Requiem.
April 25: Seton Hall University Orchestra & Concert Band at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
April 27: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at BergenPAC, Englewood. David Danzmayr, conductor; Stefan Jackiw, violin. Piston, The Incredible Flutist; Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 2; Dvorak, Symphony No. 8.
April 27: “Mindfulness With Music” program with violinist Pekka Kuusisto at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.
April 28: MSU Wind Symphony at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Thomas McCauley, conductor. “The View From Above” with Gunther Schuller’s On Winged Flight, Tom Davoren’s Stillness … after Amelia Earhart, Olivier Messiaen’s Exotic Birds and Michael Colgrass’s Winds of Nagual.
April 29: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at the Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison. Music of Bartók, Shostakovich and Mozart.
April 29: Harmonium Choral Society: “I’ll Fly Away,” at Grace Episcopal Church, Madison.
April 29: “America Sings!”, featuring the Capital Singers of Trenton at Princeton Abbey. Music from the 1700s to today.
April 29: Cantabile Chamber Chorale with New Brunswick High School Concert Choir at Christ United Methodist Church, Piscataway. “Romance and Rhythm,” featuring music by Brahms, Copland, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gabriel Fauré, Marco-Adrian Ramos, others.
April 29: MSU Singers and MSU Chorale at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Heather J. Buchanan, conductor; Steven W. Ryan and Dmitri Korneev, piano; Mia Pafumi, soprano; Gregory Voinier, baritone; Taylor Goodson, percussion. Program includes highlights from Orff’s Carmina Burana.
April 29: “Return to Mozart” at Dorothy Young Center for the Arts at Drew University, Madison. Music by Mozart, Shostakovich and Bartók with Gloria Chien (piano), Bella Hristova (violin), Danbi Um (violin), Mark Holloway (viola), Dmitri Atapine (cello) and David Shifrin (clarinet).
April 29-30: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. David Danzmayr, conductor; Stefan Jackiw, violin. Piston, The Incredible Flutist; Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 2; Dvorak, Symphony No. 8.
April 30: Discovery Orchestra: Are You Hungary? Discover Brahms! at the Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison. Program includes Brahms’ Hungarian Dances Nos. 6 & 11.
April 30: Pekka Kuusisto, violin, and Nico Muhly, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Breaking Ground” – music by J.S. Bach, Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt and Nico Muhly, with Finnish folk songs..
April 30: “America Sings!”, featuring the Capital Singers of Trenton at Church of the Sacred Heart, Trenton. Music from the 1700s to today.
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