New Jersey Symphony Orchestra to offer free shows throughout state this summer

NJSO summer concerts

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will present six free concerts at six different outdoor venues this summer.

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will offer a “family friendly program of Broadway songs, opera overtures and more” for free at six outdoor locations throughout the state this summer, in its “Starry Nights With the NJSO” series.

José Luis Domínguez, who serves as the NJSO Youth Orchestras artistic director, will conduct the NJSO at the following locations:

June 22, 7:30 p.m.: Echo Lake Park, Mountainside
June 26, 8 p.m.: Ocean County College, Toms River
June 27, 8 p.m.: Overpeck County Park, Ridgefield Park
June 28, 7:30 p.m.: Maxwell Place Park, Hoboken
June 29, 7:30 p.m.: Branch Brook Park, Newark (with fireworks)
July 1, 8 p.m.: Marine Park, Red Bank

The orchestra also will perform at the Giralda Farms outdoor festival in Madison, June 24; visit And it will present “Scores: New Orchestral Works,” a program of new music by the 2018 NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute composers, with David Robertson conducting and Steven Mackey hosting, at Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium, July 14; for information, visit

For information about all NJSO summer shows, visit

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