Classical, October


Esther Yoo will perform with the Bay Atlantic Symphony at the Landis Theater in Vineland, Oct. 21.

Oct. 21: Itzhak Perlman, with pianist Rohan De Silva at BergenPAC, Englewood. 
Oct. 21: New Jersey Capital Philharmonic Orchestra at Patriots Theater at War Memorial, Trenton. Program includes Hector Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9; Alan Hovhaness’ Mysterious Mountain, Op. 132; and Camille Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3, “Organ Symphony,” Op. 78.
Oct. 21: Faculty Recital: Brennan Sweet, violin, and Allison Brewster Franzetti, piano at Schare Recital Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Program includes Mozart’s Sonata for Piano and Violin in A Major, KV 526; Sibelius’ Pieces for Violin and Piano; Grieg’s Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45.
Oct. 21: Bay Atlantic Symphony with Esther Yoo, violin, at Landis Theater, Vineland. Program includes Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Symphony, No. 4.
Oct. 21: Rowan Concert Choir at Pfleeger Concert Hall at Rowan University, Glassboro.
Oct. 21-22: “New Work for Goldberg Variations,” featuring pianist Simone Dinnerstein, with choreography by Pam Tanowitz, at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Peak Performances series.
Oct. 22: Montclair Orchestra at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Montclair. “Operatic Connections” featuring Verdi’s Overture to La forza del destino; Mozart’s Symphony No. 29; Mahler’s Symphony No. 4. David Chan, music director; Ying Fang, soprano.
Oct. 22: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with pianist André Watts (program includes Mozart’s Piano Concerto, No. 9, the “Jeunehomme,” and Beethoven’s First Symphony) at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Oct. 22: Adelphi Orchestra, Young Artist Concert at River Dell Middle School, River Edge. Program includes Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62; Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 (featuring Xiaoxuan Shi, violin); Wagner’s Siegfried: Waldweben (Forest Murmurs); Schubert’s Symphony no. 8 in B minor, D 759 “Unfinished.” Richard Owen, conductor.
Oct. 27: An Evening of Aria and Song at DeBaun Auditorium at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken. Selections from Puccini operas and more sung by friends of the NJSO and accompanied by an ensemble of NJSO members.
Oct. 28: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” film with live music by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Oct. 28: MSU Symphony Orchestra at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Program includes Copland’s An Outdoor Overture; Torke’s Bright Blue Music; and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.
Oct. 28: Rutgers Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Gregory Vajda at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Program includes Ravel’s La Valse, Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major (Brannon Cho, soloist), Stravinsky’s Petrushka.
Oct. 29: MSU Wind Symphony and MSU Singers at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Program includes works by Josef Rheinberger, W.A. Mozart, George Frideric Handel, Ben Parry, Paul Jarman, Percy Grainger, James David and Leonard Bernstein. 
Oct. 29: Rutgers Kirkpatrick Choir: “An October Garden” at Kirkpatrick Chapel at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Program includes Irving Fine’s “Design for October” and Julian Wachner’s “An October Garden.”