Classical, February-July

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Joyce DiDonato performs at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University, Feb. 1.

Feb. 1: Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano, with Il Pomo d’Oro orchestra conducted by Zefira Valova, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Eden” program includes works by Handel, Gluck, Wagner, Mahler, Ives, Copland and Rachel Portman.

Feb. 3: All Seasons Chamber Players at Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge.

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: New Jersey Youth Symphony at Patriots Theater at War Memorial, Trenton. “Of Our New Day Begun — Celebrating Black History Month” program includes music by Florence Price, Omar Thomas and Antonín Dvořák.

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. 5: Dryden Ensemble at Princeton Theological Seminary Chapel. “Anna Magdalena Bach: Her Story,” a reading by Jane McKinley from her poem sequence based on the life of Bach’s second wife accompanied by the music of Bach performed by Lisa Terry and Webb Wiggins.

Feb. 6: Matthew Lau, vibraphone, at Recital Hall 101 at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

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. 9: Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone, and Charity Wicks, piano, Midday Artists Series at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne. Works by Robert & Clara Schumann, Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms, Nico Muhly, John Link and Jason Robert Brown.

Feb. 9-12: Puccini’s “La Bohème,” presented by Opera Theater Rutgers with Rutgers Symphony Orchestra at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Feb. 12: Music in the Somerset Hills at Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Brian Harlow, Randall Svane, Randall Wolfgang. “Fantasies, Fugues, Preludes, and Premieres” program includes works for oboe, organ and piano by Samuel Barber, Randall Svane, Adolphous Hailstork, J.S. Bach and Camille Saint-Saëns.
Feb. 12: Marko Stuparevic, piano, at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Mozaika Concerts series.

Feb. 16: Alexi Kenney, violin, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Shifting Ground” program featuring pieces for solo violin and violin/electronics by J.S. Bach and other composers including Samuel Adams, Du Yun and Angélica Negrón.

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: Czech National Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Steven Mercurio and violinist Robert McDuffie at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Program includes
Brahms’ Violin Concerto and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5.
Feb. 19: “Madame Butterfly,” presented by NJ Lyric Opera and Concerts On Main at Ogden Auditorium, Chatham.
Feb. 19: Brook Orchestra at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.

Feb. 21: Mitsuko Uchida, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Beethoven’s Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109; Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110; and Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111.
Feb. 21: Nava Dunkelman and Payton MacDonald, percussion, Midday Artists Series at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

Feb. 23: Rutgers Symphony Band at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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: Rutgers Symphonic Winds at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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. 25: New Jersey Festival Orchestra at Renaissance Church, Springfield. David Wroe, conductor. Program includes Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi.”
Feb. 25: Rutgers Wind Ensemble at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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.
Feb. 26: New Jersey Festival Orchestra at The Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison. David Wroe, conductor. Program includes Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi.”
Feb. 26: Adelphia Chamber Orchestra at Mahwah Public Library. Program includes works by Schubert.
Feb. 26: NJMEA All State Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Treble Chorus at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

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: Symphony in C at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts. Noam Aviel, conductor; Stella Chen, violin. Ankush Kumar Bahl, conductor; Caleb Hudson, trumpet. Program includes Caroline Shaw’s Entr’acte; Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major; Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, Op. 55 “Eroica.” 

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 5: Richardson Chamber Players at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “March of the Women” program includes works by Dame Ethel Smyth, Marie Elisabeth von Sachsen-Meiningen, Nadia Boulanger, Jennifer Higdon, Amanda Harberg, Errollyn Wallen, Valerie Coleman and Clara Wieck-Schumann.

March 6: Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, violin, at Schare Recital Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

March 8: Lawrence Brownlee, tenor, and Kevin J. Miller, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. “Rising” program includes new settings of Harlem Renaissance texts by composers Jasmine Barnes, Brittany Boykin, Valerie Capers, Adolphus Hailstork, Jessie Montgomery, Shawn Okpebholo, David Ragland, Carlos Simon, Damien Sneed, Brandon Spencer and Richard Thompson.

March 10: Rutgers Symphony Orchestra at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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, 2 p.m.: New Jersey Festival Orchestra at Renaissance Church, Springfield. David Wroe, conductor. John Williams tribute.
March 11, 8 p.m.: New Jersey Festival Orchestra at Barrymore Film Center Fort Lee. David Wroe, conductor. John Williams tribute.

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 12: Monmouth Civic Chorus at Parish of St. Mary, Colts Neck. “Singing Up a Storm: A Trio of Tempestuous Classics” featuring Handel’s Dixit Dominus, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, Rosephanye Powell’s Cry of Jeremiah.
March 12: Robert Cart, flute, and Regina DiMedio-Marrazza, piano, at Van Vleck House and Gardens, Montclair. Tribute to Irish Music.

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 17: Montclair University Wind Symphony and Clifton High School Wind Ensemble at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Thomas McCauley, conductor. Program includes works by Andrew Blair, Jennifer Jolly and Omar Thomas and more.

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 Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
March 19: Catalan Music Program at Nash Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Kalina Macuta, violin; Daniel Blanch, piano. Mozaika Concert 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 19: Adelphi Orchestra at Fair Lawn Community Center Theater. Jason Tramm, conductor; Bethany Bobbs, cello. Program includes Rossini’s La Cenerentola Overture; Dvorak’s Cello Concerto; Mendelssohn’s Symphony no. 3.
March 19: Montclair University Symphony Orchestra at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Kyle Ritenauer, conductor.

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 26: Dryden Ensemble at Princeton Theological Seminary Chapel. “Pergolesi & Bach: The Mardi Considine Spring Concert,” a memorial to those lost during the pandemicfeaturing soprano Teresa Wakim and mezzo-soprano Kristen Dubenion-Smith in Bach arias and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater.
March 26: New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, “Winter Concert” at Summit Middle School Auditorium. Music by Handel and Coleridge-Taylor.
March 26: Chiaroscuro String Quartet at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 95 “Serioso”; Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13.

March 30: Jupiter Ensemble at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. All-Vivaldi program.
March 30: Parhelion Trio, Midday Artists Series at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

March 30-31: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Eric Jacobsen, conductor; Tiffany Townsend, soprano; Reginald Smith Jr., baritone; Montclair State University Chorale (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin; Walker’s Lilacs; Fauré’s Requiem.

March 31: Nikki Chooi, violin, at Schare Recital Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

April 2: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Eric Jacobsen, conductor; Tiffany Townsend, soprano; Reginald Smith Jr., baritone; Montclair State University Chorale (Heather J. Buchanan, director). Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin; Walker’s Lilacs; Fauré’s Requiem.
April 2: Francesa Hurst, piano, at Van Vleck House and Gardens, Montclair.

April 6: Alina Ibragimova, violin, and Cédric Tiberghien, piano, at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Schumann’s Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 105 & Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 121; Mendelssohn’s Violin Sonata in F Minor, Op. 4; Webern’s Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 7.

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

April 12: Rutgers Latin American Chamber Music Ensemble at Shindell Choral Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

April 14: Rutgers Sinfonia at Nicholas Music Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Concert Hall at Drew University, Madison. Ani Kavafian, Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Misha Amory, viola; David Finckel, cello. Program includes Mozart’s Duo No. 2 in B-flat major for Violin and Viola, K. 424, and Quintet in G minor for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 516; Dvořák’s Quintet in E-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 97, “American.”
April 15: Rutgers Symphony Orchestra at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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 16: Opera at Florham at The Mansion at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison. “The Royalty of Opera” program features arias and duets that focus on royalty, and similarly themed Broadway songs.

April 17: Rutgers Concert Band at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

April 18: Our Planet Live in Concert at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

April 20-23: Leonard Bernstein’s “Trouble in Tahiti” and Kamala Sankaram’s “Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers” at Hunziker Black Box Theatre at William Paterson University, Wayne.

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 Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
April 21: Rutgers University String Ensemble at Shindell Choral Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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 22: Rutgers University Kirkpatrick Choir at Kirkpatrick Chapel at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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 23: Helix! at Shindell Choral Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.
April 23: Rutgers University Voorhees Choir at Voorhees Chapel at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.
April 23: Rutgers Percussion Ensemble at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

April 25: Rutgers Baroque Players at Voorhees Chapel at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.
April 25: Montclair University Symphonic Band and Montclair University Campus Band at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Thomas McCauley and Theodora Sotiropoulos, donductors. Program includes works by O’Neal Douglas and Alfred Reed.

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 26: Rutgers Symphony Band at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.
April 26: Montclair University Symphony Orchestra at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Kyle Ritenauer, conductor.

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 27: Emerson String Quartet and Calidore String Quartet at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University. Program includes Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 15 in E-flat Minor, Op. 144 (Emerson String Quartet); Mendelssohn’s String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 (Emerson String Quartet and Calidore String Quartet).
April 27: Rutgers University Symphonic Winds at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

April 28: Rutgers Wind Ensemble at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. “Power & Grace” program includes John Mackey’s “Antique Violences: Concerto for Trumpet.”
April 28: Montclair University Wind Symphony at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Thomas McCauley, conductor. Program includes the Armando Bayolo’s A History of Violence (world premiere) and works by Stacy Garrop, Jennifer Jolly, Omar Thomas and Andrew Blair.

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 29: Rutgers University Glee Club at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.
April 29: Montclair University Singers and Vocal Accord with Montclair University Singers Alumni Choir at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Heather J. Buchanan, conductor; Steven W. Ryan, accompanist.

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 1: Rutgers University Choir at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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 6: Symphony in C at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts. Joseph Young, conductor. Program includes Antonin Dvorak’s Serenade for Winds, Op. 44, B.77, D Minor; Florence Price’s Violin Concerto No. 1, D Major; Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90 “Italian.”

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 7: Adelphi Orchestra at Fair Lawn Community Center Theater. Scott Jackson Wiley, conductor; Sophia Werner. Performers include Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture, “Fingal’s Cave”; Brahms’ Concerto for Violin in D major; Dvorak’s Symphony no. 7 in D minor.

May 9: Shelest Piano Duo (Anna and Dmitri Shelest) at Nash Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Ukrainian Rhapsody program. Mozaika Concert Series.

May 12-13: Christopher Macchio at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

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 14: New Jersey Symphony at Van Vleck House and Gardens, Montclair.

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.
May 21: Monmouth Civic Chorus at First Presbyterian Church of Freehold. “Message in a Bottle: Songs Sent Across the Seas.”
May 21: New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, “Spring Concert” at Summit Middle School Auditorium. Music by Brahms.

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 Morristown United Methodist Church. “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 9-25: The Princeton Festival, featuring Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” and other program.

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.

June 11: “Annelies,” oratorio by James Whitbourn based on “The Diary of Anne Frank” at Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Performed by The Somerset Hills Chorus and Rise Up Chorus.

July 22: Chanticleer at St. Mary’s Abbey, Morristown. “Labyrinths” program includes Josquin des Prez, Trevor Weston, Steven Sametz, Ayanna Woods.

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