Monday, July 27, 2020

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Broadcast & Chat
July 28 at 7:30 pm

Next Tuesday, join Concertmaster Eric Wyrick and flutist Kathleen Nester on Facebook for a lively conversation about their musical journeys and insider insights into an NJSO performance of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade led by Xian Zhang.

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Check out last week’s Broadcast & Chat about Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with cellist Sarah Seiver and bassoonist Mark Timmerman on Facebook and YouTube.

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Carnival of the Animals Episode 3

NJSO Principal Flute Bart Feller guides you through Carnival of the Animals’ depictions of the cuckoo and birds—and explains why Saint-SaĆ«ns included pianists in his carnival—in the third episode of our four-part Carnival series, with special appearances by Turtle Back Zoo residents. Don’t miss the series finale July 28 at 3 pm!

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This NJSO Carnival of the Animals video series is generously sponsored by the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.

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George Walker: Molto adagio, String Quartet No. 1

Trailblazing composer George Walker (the first Black composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music) lived in Montclair, NJ, for most of his life. This movement from his String Quartet No. 1 had later life as his most performed work, Lyric for Strings.

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Northern Trust sponsors this NJSO Couch Concert