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our first live and in-person concert
in over a year!
Sunday, July 18, at 4:00 PM
Opening Concert of the 2021 BONJ
Summer Music Festival
We will perform outdoors at the
pavilion in front of the new
Madison Community Arts Center, 10
Kings Road, Madison, New Jersey.
The concert is FREE
The concert marks a historic first
as young students from the renowned Keys 2 Success program led
by Jee-Hoon Krska in Newark, New Jersey will perform live with
the professional musicians of BONJ. Works performed will include Variations
on Simple Gifts, co-composed by Maestro Robert W. Butts
and young Newark composer Elijah Souels and Lift Every
Voice and Sing co-composed by Elijah and Saki Uetsuhara
with a special solo violin part performed by Héctor
Falcón, violinist with the New Jersey Symphony. Also joining
will be pianist Serafina Taylor.
The concert also marks a collaboration
with the famed New York Classical Music Society. NYCMS artists
appearing and performing music of Mozart, Offenbach, and Puccini will be pianist Lynn
Czae, soprano Seunghee Cha, and cellist Liz Seungah Hong.
Also appearing to perform the solo
parts on Antonio Vivaldi's popular Concerto for 3 Violins will
be the popular Evergreen Violin Trio:Emily James, Sara D'Sa, and Amelia
The orchestra will also play
selections by Mozart, Handel, and Scott Joplin.
BONJ Representatives will be there
to welcome everybody back and accept any contribution you feel
comfortable to offer to help us return to full concert schedule.