Classical, November-June

Nov. 5: New Jersey Festival Orchestra at Presbyterian Church, Westfield. David Wroe, conductor. “The Good, the Better, and the Best!” program includes Morricone’s The Good, Bad, and the Ugly Suite and Love theme from Cinema Paradiso; Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61; and Respighi’s Pines of Rome.
Nov. 5: The Jersey Tenors at URSB Carteret Performing Arts and Events Center.

Nov. 5: New Jersey Festival Orchestra at The Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison. David Wroe, conductor. “The Good, the Better, and the Best!” program includes Morricone’s The Good, Bad, and the Ugly Suite and Love theme from Cinema Paradiso; Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61; and Respighi’s Pines of Rome.
Nov. 6: Father Alphonse’s Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Nov. 9: Joshua Roman, cello, at “Healing With Music” series at Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University.

Nov. 12: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Centennial Gala and Concert.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; New Jersey Ballet. Program includes Wynton Marsalis’ Herald, Holler and Hallelujah ; Dvořák’s Cello Concerto; Ginastera’s Four Dances from Estancia.

Nov. 13: Carolyn Engler, piano, at Englewood Public Library

Nov. 16: Internationale Bachakademie of Stuttgart, performing Bach’s Johannes Passion at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Nov. 16: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Angela Hewitt, piano, at Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Works by Bach.

Nov. 17: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Jessie Montgomery & Mozart.” George Manahan, conductor; Awadagin Pratt, piano. Program includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 38, “Prague”; Jessie Montgomery’s Rounds for Piano and String Orchestra; Strauss’ Suite from Le bourgeois gentilhomme.

Nov. 18: “The Music of César Franck” at Grunin Center for the Performing Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Nov. 19: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. “Jessie Montgomery & Mozart.” George Manahan, conductor; Awadagin Pratt, piano. Program includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 38, “Prague”; Jessie Montgomery’s Rounds for Piano and String Orchestra; Strauss’ Suite from Le bourgeois gentilhomme.
Nov. 19: “Madame Butterfly,” presented by Center Stage Opera at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.
Nov. 19: Oratorio Society of New Jersey at Union Congregational Church, Montclair. Program includes Mozart’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy.

Nov. 20: New Jersey Symphony at State Theatre, New Brunswick. “Jessie Montgomery & Mozart.” George Manahan, conductor; Awadagin Pratt, piano. Program includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 38, “Prague”; Jessie Montgomery’s Rounds for Piano and String Orchestra; Strauss’ Suite from Le bourgeois gentilhomme.
Nov. 20: Yevgeny Morozov, piano, at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Mozaika Chamber Music Concerts series.

Nov. 27: Kwan Yi, piano at Bunker Hill Presbyterian Church, Sewell. Program includes Haydn’s Sonata in E-flat Major Hob. XVI/52; Chopin’s Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat Major and Fantasie in F Minor, Op. 49; Dutilleux’s Trois Preludes; and Schubert’s “Lebensstürme” for Piano Four Hands D. 947 with Robert McDonald. Music at Bunker Hill series.

Nov. 30: Vienna Boys Choir at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 2: Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea at Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.
Dec. 2: Westminster Concert Bell Choir at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 2 and 4: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Hugh Wolff Conducts Beethoven & Mozart.” Hugh Wolff, conductor; Richard Goode, piano. Program includes Beethoven’s Egmont Overture; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25; Aaron Jay Kernis’s Symphony No. 2; Ravel, La valse.

Dec. 2 and 23: “The Music of César Franck” at Grunin Center for the Performing Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 3: New Jersey Symphony at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. “A Joyful Noise!”
Dec. 3: Chanticleer at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside.

Dec. 4: RVCC Chorale Holiday Concert at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

Dec. 7: “Sing We All Merrily: A Colonial Christmas Concert” with Linda Russell at Wayne Public Library.

Dec. 8: Vienna Boys Choir at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 10: Bay Atlantic Symphony at Guaracini Performing Arts Center at Rowan University, Vineland. Renée Richardson, soprano. “Holiday Cheer” program includes Holst’s Saint Paul’s Suite; Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3; Valerie Coleman’s Umoja (The First Day of Kwanzaa); Russell Steinberg’s Light’s On! A Hanukkah Medley; Bach/Gounod’s Ave Maria; Adam’s Cantique de Noël (O Holy Night); Harris’ A Medley of Christmas Carols.
Dec. 10: New Jersey Festival Orchestra holiday show at Presbyterian Church, Westfield. David Wroe, conductor. Jonathan Boyd, tenor; Derrek Stark, tenor; holiday choruses.
Dec. 10: Livingston Symphony Orchestra at Livingston High School. Program TBA.

Dec. 10-11: Harmonium Choral Society at Presbyterian Church, Morristown. “A Child’s Christmas” featuring Matthew Harris’s setting of Dylan Thomas’s “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” with chamber orchestra, and works by Ysaye Barnwell, Ralph Vaughan Williams and others.

Dec. 11: Bay Atlantic Symphony at Guaracini Performing Arts Center at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway Township. Renée Richardson, soprano. “Holiday Cheer” program includes Holst’s Saint Paul’s Suite; Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3; Valerie Coleman’s Umoja (The First Day of Kwanzaa); Russell Steinberg’s Light’s On! A Hanukkah Medley; Bach/Gounod’s Ave Maria; Adam’s Cantique de Noël (O Holy Night); Harris’ A Medley of Christmas Carols.
Dec. 11: New Jersey Festival Orchestra holiday show at The Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison. David Wroe, conductor. Jonathan Boyd, tenor; Derrek Stark, tenor; holiday choruses.

Dec. 16: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Handel’s Messiah.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Ying Fang, soprano; Maya Lahyani, mezzo-soprano; Miles Mykkanen, tenor; Nicholas Newton, bass-baritone; Montclair State University Prima Voce (Heather J. Buchanan, director).

Dec. 17: Princeton Symphony Orchestra, “Holiday Pops!” concert at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Rossen Milanov, conductor

Dec. 17-18: “Amaryllis” and “Belladonna” by Mary Halvorson at Peak Performances series at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Adam O’Farrill, trumpet; Jacob Garchik, trombone; Patricia Brennan, vibraphone; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Nick Dunston, bass; Tomas Fujiwara, drums; and The Mivos Quartet (Olivia De Prato, violin; Maya Bennardo, violin; Victor Lowrie Tafoya, viola; Tyler J. Borden, cello).

Dec. 18: New Jersey Symphony at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark. “Handel’s Messiah.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Ying Fang, soprano; Maya Lahyani, mezzo-soprano; Miles Mykkanen, tenor; Nicholas Newton, bass-baritone; Montclair State University Prima Voce (Heather J. Buchanan, director).
Dec. 18: Choral Art Society of New Jersey holiday concert. Location TBA.

Dec. 31:“Salute to Vienna” with Strauss Symphony of America (Alastair Willis, conductor), soprano Micaëla Oeste, tenor Martin Piskorski, dancers from Europaballett St. Pölten at State Thatre, New Brunswick.

Jan. 6: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Daniil Trifonov Performs Brahms.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Daniil Trifonov, piano. Program includes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2; Strauss’ Don Juan and Suite from Der Rosenkavalier.

Jan. 7: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Daniil Trifonov Performs Brahms.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Daniil Trifonov, piano. Program includes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2; Strauss’ Don Juan and Suite from Der Rosenkavalier.

Jan. 8: New Jersey Symphony at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. “Daniil Trifonov Performs Brahms.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Daniil Trifonov, piano. Program includes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2; Strauss’ Don Juan and Suite from Der Rosenkavalier.
Jan. 8: Father Alphonse’s Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Jan. 14: Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra at State Theatre, New Brunswick. András Keller, chief conductor; Zoltán Fejérvári, piano; program includes Lehar’s Overture from The Merry Widow ; Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15; Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, B. 178 “From the New World.”

Jan. 14-15: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Edward T. Cone Concert. Rossen Milanov, conductor; Pretty Yende, soprano. Program includes Copland’s Appalachian Spring (Suite for 13 instruments); Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24; Rossini’s Overture and “Una Voce Poco Fa” from The Barber of Seville; Verdi’s Overture to La Forza del Destino and Prelude to Act I and “È strano! è strano!” from La Traviata.

Jan. 20: APEX Ensemble at Central Presbyterian Church, Montclair. David Chan, conductor; Benjamin Bowman, violin. “Musical Landscapes” program includes Ives’ The Unanswered Question; Barber’s Violin Concerto, Op. 14; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F Major “Pastorale,” Op. 68.

Jan. 21: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Lunar New Year Celebration.” Xian Zhang, conductor.
Jan. 21: Bay Atlantic Symphony at Guaracini Performing Arts Center at Rowan University, Vineland. Jed Gaylin, piano. “Vienna, Now and Then” program includes Webern’s Langsamer Satz; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K. 414; Haydn’s Symphony No. 44 in E Minor.

Jan. 22: Bay Atlantic Symphony at Guaracini Performing Arts Center at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway Township. Jed Gaylin, piano. “Vienna, Now and Then” program includes Webern’s Langsamer Satz; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K. 414; Haydn’s Symphony No. 44 in E Minor.

Jan. 27: Sungji Kim, soprano, at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Jan. 28: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. “Hilary Hahn & Xian Zhang Unite!” Xian Zhang, conductor; Hilary Hahn, violin. Program includes Coleridge-Taylor’s Ballade in A Minor; Sibelius’ Violin Concerto; Prokofiev, Symphony No. 5.
Jan. 28: Canadian Brass at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside.

Jan. 29: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Hilary Hahn & Xian Zhang Unite!” Xian Zhang, conductor; Hilary Hahn, violin. Program includes Coleridge-Taylor’s Ballade in A Minor; Sibelius’ Violin Concerto; Prokofiev, Symphony No. 5.

Feb. 4: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” in Concert. Score by Alexandre Desplat.

Feb. 4-5: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Rossen Milanov, conductor; Inon Barnatan, piano. Program includes Carlos Simon’s Fate Now Conquers; Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92.

Feb. 9: Fred Hersch, piano, with Drew Gress, bass, Jochen Rückert, drums, and the Crosby String Quartet, “Healing With Music” series at Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University.

Feb. 12: Chantal Freeman, soprano; Margarita Rovenskya, piano at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Mozaika Chamber Music Concerts series

Feb. 17: Lviv National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine at State Theatre, New Brunswick. Theodore Kuchar, principal guest conductor; Stanislav Khristenko, piano; program includes Stankovych’s Chamber Symphony No. 3 for Flute and String Orchestra; Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92.
Feb. 17: Alexander Timofeev, piano, at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Feb. 18: Zoë Keating at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.

Feb. 19: Munich Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Nodoka Okisawa and violinist Robert McDuffie at Prudential Center at NJPAC, Newark.

Feb. 24: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. “The Best of John Williams: Symphony Celebration.” Damon Gupton, conductor. Themes from “Harry Potter,” “Jaws,” “Star Wars,” “Jurassic Park” and more.

Feb. 24 and 26: Light Opera of New Jersey presents Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” at Sieminski Theater at Fellowship Cultural Arts Center, Basking Ridge.

Feb. 25: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “The Best of John Williams: Symphony Celebration.” Damon Gupton, conductor. Themes from “Harry Potter,” “Jaws,” “Star Wars,” “Jurassic Park” and more.

Feb. 26: New Jersey Symphony at State Theatre, New Brunswick. “The Best of John Williams: Symphony Celebration.” Damon Gupton, conductor. Themes from “Harry Potter,” “Jaws,” “Star Wars,” “Jurassic Park” and more.
Feb. 26: Stockton Chamber Players at Campus Center Theatre at Stockton University, Galloway.

March 3 and 5: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Mahler’s Symphony No. 3.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Kelley O’Conner, mezzo-soprano; Montclair State University Prima Voce (Heather J. Buchanan, director).

March 4-5: Harmonium Choral Society at United Methodist Church, Morristown. “Moondance” program includes composition about the moon by William Billings, Van Morrison, Susan LaBarr, Lori Laitman, Karen Marolli and Mari Valverde.

March 11: Bay Atlantic Symphony at Guaracini Performing Arts Center at Rowan University, Vineland. Junhong Kuang, guitar. “Folk ‘n Fancy” program includes Bartok’s Romanian Folk Dances; Rodrigo Zarabanda lejana y villancico and Concierto d’Aranjuez; Gounod’s Symphony No. 1.

March 11-12: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Sameer Patel, conductor; William Harvey, violin. Program includes Alexander Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor; William Harvey’s Seven Decisions of Gandhi  (World Premiere); Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 “Pathétique.”

March 12: Bay Atlantic Symphony at Guaracini Performing Arts Center at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway Township. Junhong Kuang, guitar. “Folk ‘n Fancy” program includes Bartok’s Romanian Folk Dances; Rodrigo Zarabanda lejana y villancico and Concierto d’Aranjuez; Gounod’s Symphony No. 1.

March 16: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Xian Zhang, conductor; Eric Wyrick, violin; Ha Young Jung, bass; Chris Komer, horn; Garth Greenup, trumpet; Nayoung Baek, cello. Program includes Rossini’s  Overture to The Barber of Seville; Darryl Kubian’s Triple Concerto; Bottesini’s Gran Duo Concertante; Bizet’s Selections from L’Arlesienne, Suites Nos. 1 & 2.
March 16: Chad Lawson Trio at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

March 17: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Xian Zhang, conductor; Eric Wyrick, violin; Ha Young Jung, bass; Chris Komer, horn; Garth Greenup, trumpet; Nayoung Baek, cello. Program includes Rossini’s  Overture to The Barber of Seville; Darryl Kubian’s Triple Concerto; Bottesini’s Gran Duo Concertante; Bizet’s Selections from L’Arlesienne, Suites Nos. 1 & 2.
March 17: Randall Goosby, violin, at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
March 17: Sonnet (pianists Mi-Won Kim and Bari Mort) at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

March 18: Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey at Patriots Theater at War Memorial, Trenton. Lorenzo Mazzamuto, violin. Program includes Vivaldi’s The Seasons.

March 19: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. Xian Zhang, conductor; Eric Wyrick, violin; Ha Young Jung, bass; Chris Komer, horn; Garth Greenup, trumpet; Nayoung Baek, cello. Program includes Rossini’s  Overture to The Barber of Seville; Darryl Kubian’s Triple Concerto; Bottesini’s Gran Duo Concertante; Bizet’s Selections from L’Arlesienne, Suites Nos. 1 & 2.
March 19: Emanuel Ax, piano, Leonidas Kavakos, violin, and Yo-Yo Ma, cello at Prudential Center at NJPAC, Newark.
March 19: Catalan Music Program at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Kalina Macuta, violin; Daniel Blanch, piano. Mozaika Chamber Music Concerts series.
March 19: “Quartets/Quintet and a NJ Premiere” at Bunker Hill Presbyterian Church, Sewell. Michelle Ross and Max Tan, violins; William Frampton, viola; Jia Kim, cello; David Kaplan, piano. Program includes Mozart’s Piano Quartet in G Minor, K 478; Michelle Barzel Ross’s String Quartet — in memory of Roger Tapping (2022); Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44. Music at Bunker Hill series.
March 19: Livingston Symphony Orchestra at Livingston High School. Program TBA.

March 21: Zurich Chamber Orchestra at State Theatre, New Brunswick. Daniel Hope, conductor and violin; program includes Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op. 47; Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending (version for violin and string orchestra); Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra in D Minor.

March 25-26: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Neeme Järvi Conducts Tchaikovsky.” Program includes Arvo Pärt’s Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten; Still’s Symphony No. 1, “Afro-American”; Tchaikovsky’s  Symphony No. 4.

March 30-31: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Fauré’s Requiem with Jacques Lacombe.” Jacques Lacombe, conductor; Montclair State University Chorale (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin; Walker’s Lilacs; Fauré’s Requiem.

March 31: APEX Ensemble at Central Presbyterian Church, Montclair. David Chan, conductor and violin. “Concertante” program includes Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins in b minor, RV 580; Stravinsky’s Stravinsky: Suite from Pulcinella; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 in Bb Major, Op. 60

April 2: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Fauré’s Requiem with Jacques Lacombe.” Jacques Lacombe, conductor; Montclair State University Chorale (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin; Walker’s Lilacs; Fauré’s Requiem.

April 7: Christopher Shin, piano, at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 15: Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey at Patriots Theater at War Memorial, Trenton. David Galvez, guitar. “Latin American Rhythms” program includes works by Joaquín Rodrigo, Arturo Márquez, José Pablo Moncayo.
April 15: Livingston Symphony Orchestra at Livingston High School. Program TBA.

April 15-16:  Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” and Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rustica,” presented by Algonquin Arts Theatre & Father Alphonse’s Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

April 21: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Steven Mackey & Mozart.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Felicia Moore, soprano; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Alicia Olatuja, mezzo-soprano; Sean Panikkar, tenor; Nathan Berg, bass-baritone; Steven Mackey, electric guitar; Princeton University Glee Club (Gabriel Crouch, director). Program includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 25; Steven Mackey’s RIOT; Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni; Bruckner’s Te Deum.
April 21: Philadelphia Orchestra with conductor Karina Canellakis and pianist Inon Barnatan at Prudential Center at NJPAC, Newark.

April 22: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Steven Mackey & Mozart.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Felicia Moore, soprano; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Alicia Olatuja, mezzo-soprano; Sean Panikkar, tenor; Nathan Berg, bass-baritone; Steven Mackey, electric guitar; Princeton University Glee Club (Gabriel Crouch, director). Program includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 25; Steven Mackey’s RIOT; Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni; Bruckner’s Te Deum.
April 22: Piano Battle featuring Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 23: New Jersey Symphony at State Theatre, New Brunswick. “Steven Mackey & Mozart.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Felicia Moore, soprano; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Alicia Olatuja, mezzo-soprano; Sean Panikkar, tenor; Nathan Berg, bass-baritone; Steven Mackey, electric guitar; Princeton University Glee Club (Gabriel Crouch, director). Program includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 25; Steven Mackey’s RIOT; Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni; Bruckner’s Te Deum.
April 23: “Piano Battle” featuring Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.
April 23: “Rivers Are Our Brothers: An Earth Day Celebration” at Bunker Hill Presbyterian Church, Sewell. Majel Connery, voice and keyboard; Brad Balliett, bassoon; Doug Balliett, bass and viola da gamba. Program includes Majel Connery’s Rivers Are Our Brothers and Oracle Hysterical’s Passionate Pilgrim. Music at Bunker Hill series.

April 26: Tri-Choir Concert at Campus Center Theatre at Stockton University, Galloway. With The Stockton Pops, University Chorus and the Stockton Oratorio Society.

April 27: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Symphonie fantastique.” Gemma New, conductor; George Li, piano. Program includes Sarah Gibson’s warp & weft; Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.

April 28: APEX Ensemble at Central Presbyterian Church, Montclair. David Chan, conductor, Zlatomir Fung, cello. “Fate Now Conquers” program includes Carlos Simon’s Fate Now Conquers (2020); Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major “Eroica,” Op. 55.

April 29: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. “Symphonie fantastique.” Gemma New, conductor; George Li, piano. Program includes Sarah Gibson’s warp & weft; Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.

April 30: New Jersey Symphony at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. “Symphonie fantastique.” Gemma New, conductor; George Li, piano. Program includes Sarah Gibson’s warp & weft; Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.
April 30: RVCC Chorale Spring Concert at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

May 5: Choral Art Society of New Jersey presents “Joy!,” featuring Beethoven’s Ode to Joy and a new cantata by Martin Sedek. Location TBA.

May 6: Bay Atlantic Symphony with Greater South Jersey Chorus at Guaracini Performing Arts Center at Rowan University, Vineland. Program includes Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.
May 6: Harmonium Choral Society at Grace Episcopal Church, Madison. “Wellspring” program of material celebrating water and the creative spirity by Schütz, Brahms, Trevor Weston, Anders Endroth and others.

May 7: Bay Atlantic Symphony with Greater South Jersey Chorus at Guaracini Performing Arts Center at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway Township. Program includes Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.
May 7: “Music of Amanda Harberg and Poulenc” at Bunker Hill Presbyterian Church, Sewell. Erica Peel, flute; Philippe Tondre, oboe; Paul Demers, clarinet; Adrian Morejon, bassoon; Jennifer Montone, horn; Amanda Harberg, piano. Program includes Harberg’s Bassoon Sonata, Trio for Winds and Piano, and Wind Quintet; Poulenc’s Flute Sonata and Sextet for Winds and Piano. Music at Bunker Hill series.
May 7: Harmonium Choral Society at Morrow Memorial United Methodist Church, Maplewood. “Wellspring” program of material celebrating water and the creative spirity by Schütz, Brahms, Trevor Weston, Anders Endroth and others.

May 9: Shelest Piano Duo at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Anna and Dmitri Shelest. Mozaika Chamber Music Concerts series.
May 13: New Jersey Symphony at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. “Hooray for Bollywood!”

May 13-14: Princeton Symphony Orchestra at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Rossen Milanov, conductor; Roberto Díaz, viola. Program includes Julia Perry’s Study for Orchestra; Gershwin’s An American in Paris; Berlioz’s Harold in Italy, Op. 16.

May 18: New Jersey Symphony at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” in Concert. Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor. Score by John Williams.

May 19: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” in Concert. Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor. Score by John Williams.
May 19: Anna Keiserman, piano, at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

May 20: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” in Concert. Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor. Score by John Williams.

May 21: New Jersey Symphony at State Theatre, New Brunswick. “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” in Concert. Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor. Score by John Williams.

June 1: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.  “Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Randall Goosby, violin. Program includes a new work by Chen Yi; Stravinsky’s Suite from Pulcinella; Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

June 2: New Jersey Symphony at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.  “Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Randall Goosby, violin. Program includes a new work by Chen Yi; Stravinsky’s Suite from Pulcinella; Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

June 3-4: Harmonium Choral Society at Calvary Episcopal Church, Summit. “Earthsongs” program.

June 4: New Jersey Symphony at State Theatre, New Brunswick. “Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Randall Goosby, violin. Program includes a new work by Chen Yi; Stravinsky’s Suite from Pulcinella; Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

June 9 and 11: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. “Season Finale with Joshua Bell.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin. Program includes a new work by Daniel Bernard Roumain; Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1; Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.

June 10: New Jersey Symphony at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. “Season Finale with Joshua Bell.” Xian Zhang, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin. Program includes a new work by Daniel Bernard Roumain; Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1; Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.
June 10: Livingston Symphony Orchestra at Livingston High School. Program TBA.

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