BAROQUE ORCHESTRA OF NJ RETURNS TO LIVE, IN-PERSON CONCERTS
The Baroque Orchestra returns to live in-person concerts with a special concert outdoors in the Pavilion in front of the Madison Community Arts Center.
This concert will feature BONJ collaborations and special international guest artists.
WHEN: The concert will happen—rain or shine!the Pavilion in front of the Madison Community Arts Center, Kings Road, Madison
ADMISSION: free. .
In a historic performance, Maestro Robert W. Butts will conduct a combined concert featuring the orchestra together with students and staff of , a renowned group bringing piano instruction to young students in Newark, New Jersey. Led by Keys 2 Success has provided instruments, instruction, and inspiration to students in grades K-6. For the first time, students and professional musicians will perform together works composed specifically for them!
Maestro Butts collaborated with young Newark composer Elijah Souels co-composing which everybody will perform together. They will then perform (co-composed by Elijah Souels and ) with a solo violin part performed by special guest , violnist with The New Jersey Symphony. Also joining will be pianist .
The special guest artists continue with members of the renowned . Pianist will perform the 3rd movement of Mozart's popular - familiar to most audiences from the film . , soprano and former Miss Korea, will sing selections from Broadway and opera. Cellist will make her BONJ debut with a special arrangement of by Jacques Offenbach.
The final special guests will be the orchestra's own . , and will play the solo parts of Antonio Vivaldi's dynamic
The orchestra will also perform a few favorites as well.
BONJ board members and volunteers will be there to answer questions and accept your contributions as we start a return to a normal concert schedule.
There will be limited seating towards the art center, but the immediate area will be on the lawnso bring a blanket or chair if you wish to sit up close.
We greatly look forward to sharing great music with you again! Thank you for your support and friendship!