Classical, June 2024-June 2025

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The Telegraph Quartet will perform at The Morris Museum in Morris Township, July 11.

July 3, 10, 13 and 24 and Aug. 7, 10, 14, 17, 24 and 28: Gordon Turk, organ, at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove.

July 4: Imperial Brass at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove.

July 7: Great Auditorium Quartet, “Universal Songs of America” at Bishop James Tabernacle, Ocean Grove.

July 9: “Scott, Garner, Gray: Says Jimmy Baldwin,” presented by Trilogy: An Opera Company at Watsessing Park, Bloomfield. Part of Essex County Free Summer Music Concert Series.
July 9: Hanover Wind Symphony, “Stars, Stripes and Sousa!” at Ginty Field, Morris Township.

July 11: New Jersey Opera Theater, Twilight Concert Series at Jack Curtis Stadium, Cooper River Park, Pennsauken. “Some Enchanted Evening” program includes songs from opera and Broadway.
July 11: Telegraph Quartet at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Part of Lot of Strings Music Festival. Program includes Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 6 in B-flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6; Kenji Bunch’s String Quartet No. 2; Dvořák: String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major, Op. 105 B. 193.
July 11: Solisti String Ensemble at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove.

July 14: Ronald Naldi, tenor, at Bishop James Tabernacle, Ocean Grove.

July 17: Peter Richard Conte, organ, at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove.

July 18: Hanover Wind Symphony, patriotic music, Summer Concerts Series at The Bandshell at Horseshoe Lake, Succasunna.
July 18: Maxim Anikushin, piano, at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove.

July 20: New Scores: The Cone Composition Institute Concert, presented by The Edward T. Cone Composition Institute at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program features works by emerging composers.
July 20: 70th annual Choir Festival at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove. Directed by Jason Tramm, with Gordon Turk on pipe organ.

July 25: Aizuri Quartet at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Part of Lot of Strings Music Festival. Program includes Clara Schumann’s Die stille Lotosblume from Sechs Lieder, Op. 13 No. 6 (1844); Silvestre Revueltas’ String Quartet No. 4, Música de Feria (1932); Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s String Quartet in E-flat Major (1834); Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor D. 810, “Death and the Maiden.”
July 25: Horszowski Trio at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove.

July 27: Wagner’s “Die Walküre,” staged opera presented by New Jersey Opera Theater at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

July 28: Monica Ziglar, Soprano at Bishop James Tabernacle, Ocean Grove.

Aug. 1: Harlem Quartet at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Part of Lot of Strings Music Festival.
Aug. 1: “Summer Stars: Organ and Orchestra Finale” at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove. Ronald Naldi, tenor; Gordon Turk, organ; Jason Tramm, conductor.

Aug. 3: Erinys Quartet at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Part of Lot of Strings Music Festival. Program includes Saariaho’s Terra Memoria; Bartok’s String Quartet No. 3, Sz.85; Beethoven: String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, Op.127.

Aug. 4: Great Auditorium Quartet, “Songs of the Spirit” at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove.

Aug. 11: Justin Beck, bass, at Bishop James Tabernacle, Ocean Grove.

Aug. 15: New Jersey Symphony at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Jessica Rivero Altarriba, conductor. Season Preview concert will include Tchaikovsky’s “Polonaise” from Eugene Onegin; Debussy’s Clair de Lune; selections from Stravinsky’s The Firebird, and Márquez’s Danzon No. 2.
Aug. 15: “An Evening of String Sextets” with Lyrica Chamber Music at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Part of Lot of Strings Music Festival.

Aug. 24: Loni Bach String Quartet, Concerts at Ramsaysburg at Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead, Knowlton Township.

Aug. 25: Annual Sacred Masterworks Concert, “Eternal Songs of Praise: Music of Bach and Mendelssohn” at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove.

Sept. 9: Symphony in C and That Which Connects at Camden Waterfront.

Sept. 14-15: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Rosen Milanov, conductor; Aubree Oliverson, violin. Program includes Gemma Peacocke’s Manta; Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35; Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98.

Sept. 20: Lyrica Chamber Music’s Twelfth Night Ensemble at Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills.

Sept. 21: New Jersey Opera Theater, “Opera Gems: An Evening of Opera’s Most Treasured Masterpieces” at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.

Sept. 26: Kinan Azmeh, clarinet, with Kevork Mourad, live illustration, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Home Within: A Response to the Syrian Revolution” with moderator Deborah Amos.

Oct. 6: New Jersey Symphony, “Voice of Nature: The Anthropocene with Renée Fleming” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor. Season opening gala concert.

Oct. 9: Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals, with Sullivan Fortner, keyboards, Emi Ferguson, flute, Dušan Balarin, theorbo and lute, Yasushi Nakamura, bass, and Keita Ogawa, percussion, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Book of Ayres: A Fusion of Early Music & Jazz” (premiere).

Oct. 19-20: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Rosen Milanov, conductor; Basia Danilow, violin; Alistair MacRae, cello; Steven Beck, piano. Program includes Michael Abels’ More Seasons; Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, “Classical”; Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C Major, Op. 56, “Triple Concerto.”

Oct. 21: Capital Philharmonic at Patriots Theatre at War Memorial, Trenton. Maja Rajkovic, piano. Program includes Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3; Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition.”

Oct. 30: Igor Levit, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Bach’s Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 903; Brahms’ Ballades, Op. 10; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92 (arr. Liszt).

Nov. 1: New Jersey Symphony, “Opening Weekend: Xian Conducts Scheherazade” at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Xian Zhang, conductor; Inon Barnatan, piano. Program includes Gabriela Ortiz’s Kauyumari; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.

Nov. 2: New Jersey Symphony, “Opening Weekend: Xian Conducts Scheherazade” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. Xian Zhang, conductor; Inon Barnatan, piano. Program includes Gabriela Ortiz’s Kauyumari; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.
Nov. 2: Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center at The Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison. Program includes works by Beethoven, Reinhold Glière, Francis Poulenc, Bohuslav Martinů and Mikhail Glinka.

Nov. 3: New Jersey Symphony, “Opening Weekend: Xian Conducts Scheherazade” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Inon Barnatan, piano. Program includes Gabriela Ortiz’s Kauyumari; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.
Nov. 3: Igor Levit, “Citizen. European. Pianist.” conversation/performance with moderator Deborah Amos at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.

Nov. 6: Yunchan Lim, piano, at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Nov. 7: Benjamin Grosvenor, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Brahms’ Intermezzi, Op. 117; Schumann’s Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17; Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

Nov. 7-8: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC. Newark. Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor. Paquito D’Rivera, guest artist and co-curator; Paquito D’Rivera Quintet. Program is part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival and includes George Gershwin/Paquito D’Rivera’s Medley for Jazz Quintet and Orchestra; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/Paquito D’Rivera’s Adagio on a Mozart Theme; Daniel Freiberg’s Latin American Chronicles; Carlos Chávez’s Symphony No. 2, “Sinfonía India”; Aaron Copland’s El Salón México; Arturo Márquez’s Danzón No. 2; José Pablo Moncayo’s Huapango.

Nov. 10: New Jersey Symphony at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor. Paquito D’Rivera, guest artist and co-curator; Paquito D’Rivera Quintet. Program is part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival and includes George Gershwin/Paquito D’Rivera’s Medley for Jazz Quintet and Orchestra; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/Paquito D’Rivera’s Adagio on a Mozart Theme; Daniel Freiberg’s Latin American Chronicles; Carlos Chávez’s Symphony No. 2, “Sinfonía India”; Aaron Copland’s El Salón México; Arturo Márquez’s Danzón No. 2; José Pablo Moncayo’s Huapango.

Nov. 13: Belcea String Quartet, Ébène String Quartet at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20; George Enescu’s Octet in C Major, Op. 7.

Nov. 16: “Tosca,” presented by Center Stage Opera Co. at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Nov. 20: Isidore String Quartet at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Billy Childs’ String Quartet No. 3, “Unrequited”; Ruth Crawford Seeger’s String Quartet; Mozart’s String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465 “Dissonance.”

Nov. 21: Renaissance Quartet with Randall Goosby at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton. Program includes Mendelssohn’s Quartet No. 1 in E flat, Op. 12; Janáček’s Quartet No. 1 “Kreutzer Sonata”; Daniel Hass: Quartet No. 1 “Love and Levity.”

Nov. 23: Kronos Quartet at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Nov. 24: Richardson Chamber Players at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.

Dec. 2: Stravinsky’s “L’Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale),” co-presented by Capital Philharmonic and Passage Theatre at Mill Hill Playhouse, Trenton.

Dec. 7: Chanticleer, “A Chanticleer Christmas” at Princeton University Chapel.

Dec. 11: Janine Jansen, violin, and Denis Kozukhin, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Robert Schumann’s Violin Sonata No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 105; Clara Schumann’s Three Romances, Op. 22; Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100, and Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108.

Dec. 16: “The Brandenburg Concertos,” performed by The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.

Dec. 20-21: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Jeannette Sorrell, conductor; Sonya Headlam, soprano; John Holiday, countertenor; Ed Lyon, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass-baritone; Montclair State University Singers (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Program includes George Frideric Handel’s Messiah.

Dec. 22: New Jersey Symphony at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark. Jeannette Sorrell, conductor; Sonya Headlam, soprano; John Holiday, countertenor; Ed Lyon, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass-baritone; Montclair State University Singers (Heather J. Buchanan, director).Program includes George Frideric Handel’s Messiah.

Dec. 31: Capital Philharmonic at Patriots Theatre at War Memorial, Trenton. Program includes Richard Stauss’ Don Juan and works by Johann Straus, Gershwin, Richard Rodgers and John Dickson.

Jan. 5: Father Alphonse’s Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Jan. 9 and 11: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Kevin John Edusei, conductor; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano. Program includes Donghoon Shin’s Of Rats and Men; Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G; Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2.

Jan. 10: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Kevin John Edusei, conductor; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano. Program includes Donghoon Shin’s Of Rats and Men; Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G; Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2.

Jan. 11-12: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Rossen Milanov, conductor; Leila Josefowicz, violin. Program incudes Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto; Tchaikovsky’s Manfred.

Jan. 12: New Jersey Symphony at State Theatre, New Brunswick. Kevin John Edusei, conductor; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano. Program includes Donghoon Shin’s Of Rats and Men; Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G; Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2.

Jan. 25: New Jersey Symphony, “Lunar New Year Celebration” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Min Kwon, piano; Peking University Alumni Chorus; Starry Arts Children’s Chorus (Rebecca Shin, director).

Jan. 30: New Jersey Symphony, “Holst’s The Planets — An HD Odyssey” at State Theatre, New Brunswick. Xian Zhang, conductor; Nancy Zhou, violin; Montclair State University Prima Voce (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Program includes Caroline Shaw’s The Observatory; Ralph Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending; Gustav Holst’s The Planets (presented as an “HD Odyssey” with projected NASA images).
Jan. 30: Christian Gerhaher, baritone, and Gerold Huber, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes work by Robert Schumann.

Jan. 31 and Feb. 1: New Jersey Symphony, “Holst’s The Planets — An HD Odyssey” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Nancy Zhou, violin; Montclair State University Prima Voce (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Program includes Caroline Shaw’s The Observatory; Ralph Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending; Gustav Holst’s The Planets (presented as an “HD Odyssey” with projected NASA images).

Feb. 1: Czech National Philharmonic Orchestra of Moravia at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Feb. 2: New Jersey Symphony, “Holst’s The Planets — An HD Odyssey” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. Xian Zhang, conductor; Nancy Zhou, violin; Montclair State University Prima Voce (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Program includes Caroline Shaw’s The Observatory; Ralph Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending; Gustav Holst’s The Planets (presented as an “HD Odyssey” with projected NASA images).

Feb. 4: The Crossing at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Donald Nally, conductor. Program includes David Lang’s poor hymnal.

Feb. 5: Raphaël Feuillâtre, guitar, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Works by J.S. Bach, François Couperin, Jacques Duphly, Pancrace Royer, Migues Llobet Solés, Julián Arcas, Francisco Tarrega, Augustín Barrios Mangoré, Astor Piazzolla.

Feb. 8-9: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Gérard Korsten, conductor; Orli Shaham, piano. Program includes Mozart’s Ballet Music from the opera Idomeneo (excerpts); Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466; Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 453.

Feb. 12: Kayhan Kalhor, kamancheh, “Finding Home in Music” conversation/performance with moderator Deborah Amos at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.

Feb. 13: DoosTrio (Kayhan Kalhor, kamancheh, Wu Man, pipa, and Sandeep Das, tabla) at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Ancient traditions of Iran, China, and India through a 21st-century lens.”

Feb. 20: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Christoph König, conductor; Tony Siqi Yun, piano. Program includes Allison Loggins-Hull’s Can You See?; Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1; Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 1.
Feb. 20: Takács String Quartet with Stephen Hough, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. With Beethoven’s String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1; Stephen Hough’s Les Six Rencontres; Brahms’ Quintet in F Minor for Piano and Strings, Op. 34.

Feb. 21: Czech National Symphony Orchestra at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton. Steven Mercurio, conductor; Sandy Cameron, violin; Maxim Lando, piano.

Feb. 22: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. Christoph König, conductor; Tony Siqi Yun, piano. Program includes Allison Loggins-Hull’s Can You See?; Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1; Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 1.
Feb. 22: Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center at The Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison. Program includes works by Mozart and Mendelssohn.

Feb. 23: New Jersey Symphony at State Theatre, New Brunswick. Christoph König, conductor; Tony Siqi Yun, piano. Program includes Allison Loggins-Hull’s Can You See?; Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1; Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 1.

March 2: Richardson Chamber Players at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.

March 7 and 9: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Jonathan Spitz, cello; Nimbus Dance (Samuel Pott, artistic director and choreographer). Program includes Johann Sebastian Bach’s Prelude from Cello Suite No. 2; Caroline Shaw’s Valencia; Qasim Naqvi’s God Docks at Death Harbor (Piano Quintet Version); Igor Stravinsky’s Divertimento from The Fairy’s Kiss; Stravinsky’s Suite from The Firebird.

March 8: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. Xian Zhang, conductor; Jonathan Spitz, cello; Nimbus Dance (Samuel Pott, artistic director and choreographer). Program includes Johann Sebastian Bach’s Prelude from Cello Suite No. 2; Caroline Shaw’s Valencia; Qasim Naqvi’s God Docks at Death Harbor (Piano Quintet Version); Igor Stravinsky’s Divertimento from The Fairy’s Kiss; Stravinsky’s Suite from The Firebird.
March 8: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Bruce Liu at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

March 8-9: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Rossen Milanov, conductor; Sō Percussion, percussion quartet. Program includes Carlos Simon’s Four Black American Dances; Viet Cuong’s Re(new)al; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral.”

March 13 and 15: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Xavier Foley, double bass. Program includes Claude Debussy’s Clair de Lune; Xavier Foley’s Soul Bass for Double Bass and Orchestra; a new work for double bass and orchestra by Xavier Foley (World Premiere, New Jersey Symphony Commission); Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2.

March 14: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Xian Zhang, conductor; Xavier Foley, double bass. Program includes Claude Debussy’s Clair de Lune; Xavier Foley’s Soul Bass for Double Bass and Orchestra; a new work for double bass and orchestra by Xavier Foley (World Premiere, New Jersey Symphony Commission); Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2.

March 15: Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center at The Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison. Program includes works by Mozart, Franz Schubert and Wilhelm Friedemann Bach.

March 16: New Jersey Symphony at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. Xian Zhang, conductor; Xavier Foley, double bass. Program includes Claude Debussy’s Clair de Lune; Xavier Foley’s Soul Bass for Double Bass and Orchestra; a new work for double bass and orchestra by Xavier Foley (World Premiere, New Jersey Symphony Commission); Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2.
March 16: Capital Philharmonic at Patriots Theatre at War Memorial, Trenton. Yvonne Lam, violin. Program includes Stravinsky’s Petrushka; Valerie Coleman’s Seven O’Clock Shout; Philip Glass’ Violin Concerto No. 1.

March 20: New Jersey Symphony at State Theatre, New Brunswick. Lina González-Granados, conductor; Vadim Gluzman, violin. Program includes Robert Schumann’s Overture, Scherzo and Finale; Gabriela Ortiz’s Clara; Johannes Brahms’ Violin Concerto.

March 22: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. Lina González-Granados, conductor; Vadim Gluzman, violin. Program includes Robert Schumann’s Overture, Scherzo and Finale; Gabriela Ortiz’s Clara; Johannes Brahms’ Violin Concerto.

March 23: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Lina González-Granados, conductor; Vadim Gluzman, violin. Program includes Robert Schumann’s Overture, Scherzo and Finale; Gabriela Ortiz’s Clara; Johannes Brahms’ Violin Concerto.
March 23: Thomas Dunford, lute, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes John Dowland’s A Dream, The King of Denmark’s Galliard, Melancholy Galliard, Mrs. Winter’s Jump, Lachrimae and Frog Galliard; Erik Satie’s Gymnopédie No. 1 and Gnossienne No. 1; Marin Marais’ Les Voix Humaines in D Major (from Suite No. 3) and L’Americaine in E Major (from Suite d’un Goût Etranger); Bach’s Suite for Cello in G Major, BW 1007 (arr. Dunford); Girolamo Kapsberger’s Toccata VI (from Primo Libro d’intavolatura de lauto); Joan Ambrosio Dalza’s Calata alla Spagnola (from Quarto Libro d’intavolatura de lauto).

March 25: Julia Fisher, violin and Jan Lisiecki, piano, at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton. Program includes Mozart’s Sonata in B major KV 378; Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major Op. 24 “Spring”; Schumann Sonata No. 2 in D minor Op. 121.

March 27: Mahler Chamber Orchestra with Mitsuko Uchida, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-flat Major, K. 456, and Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467; and Leoš Janáček’s Mládí (Youth).

April 2: Martin Fröst, clarinet, Antoine Tamestit, viola, and Shai Wosner, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Dvořák’s Legends, Op. 59, Nos. 1-3 (arr. Wosner); Brahms’ Clarinet Trio, Op. 114 (arr. Wosner) and Hungarian Dances (selection, arr. Fröst); Bizet’s Tarantelle (arr. Wosner); and “Dance Mosaic” (a selection of Swedish, Bulgarian, French and other folk dance tunes, arr. Fröst and Wosner).

April 3-5: New Jersey Symphony at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Steven Banks, saxophone; Felicia Moore, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Issachah Savage, tenor; Reginald Smith Jr., baritone; Montclair State University Chorale (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Program includes Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Polonaise from Eugene Onegin; Billy Childs’ Saxophone Concerto; Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, “Choral.”

April 6: New Jersey Symphony at State Theatre, New Brunswick. Xian Zhang, conductor; Steven Banks, saxophone; Felicia Moore, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Issachah Savage, tenor; Reginald Smith Jr., baritone; Montclair State University Chorale (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Program includes Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Polonaise from Eugene Onegin; Billy Childs’ Saxophone Concerto; Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, “Choral.”

April 10: Jess Gillam, saxophone, Thomas Weaver, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes works by Graham Fitkin, Phil Woods, Mel Bonis, Benjamin Britten, Georg Philipp Telemann and others.

April 27: Father Alphonse’s Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, “An Afternoon at the Opera” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

May 3: Itzhak Perlman, with pianist Rohan De Silva at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 9: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, “HMS Pinafore” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 10-11: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Rossen Milanov, conductor; Natasha Paremski, piano; Westminster Symphonic Choir (James Jordan, director). Program includes Tchaikovsky’s “Hymn of the Cherubim” from the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41; Brahms’ Schicksalslied; Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30.

May 16: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Xian Zhang, conductor; Eric Wyrick, violin; Francine Storck, violin. Program includes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Johann Sebastian Bach’s Double Concerto for Two Violins; Michael Abels’ Delights and Dances; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 35, “Haffner.”

May 17-18: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Eric Wyrick, violin; Francine Storck, violin. Program includes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Johann Sebastian Bach’s Double Concerto for Two Violins; Michael Abels’ Delights and Dances; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 35, “Haffner.”

June 5: New Jersey Symphony at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. Xian Zhang, conductor; Conrad Tao, piano. Program includes Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2; Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.

June 6: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Xian Zhang, conductor; Conrad Tao, piano. Program includes Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2; Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.

June 7: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. Xian Zhang, conductor; Conrad Tao, piano. Program includes Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2; Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.

June 8: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Conrad Tao, piano. Program includes Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2; Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.

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