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the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Xian Zhang, Music Director
by Yuri Alves
Superstar pianist Daniil Trifonov brings
wit, fire, sarcasm and daring to Shostakovich’s First Piano Concerto, with
newly named NJSO Assistant Principal Trumpet Anderson Romero sharing the
solo spotlight and Music Director Xian Zhang at the podium. Beethoven’s
tour-de-force Fourth Symphony, full of grace, passion and vigor, rounds out
the program. More info.
Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 4
This concert was recorded live and filmed on RED cinema cameras at the New
Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ, on March 11, 2021. This film
features the NJSO and Daniil Trifonov on stage and riveting images inspired
by and filmed in New Jersey. This final installment of the EMERGE film
trilogy broadens the visual canvas beyond Newark and urban landscapes,
going as far as Cape May, with a focus on nature and wildlife. Presented in
4K Ultra HD.
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Superstar pianist and NJSO
Artist-in-Residence Daniil Trifonov makes two appearances this season with
Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 and Mason Bates’ Piano Concerto.
Enjoy great masterworks throughout the
season, including Beethoven’s Piano Concertos, Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony,
Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto and Suite from Swan Lake, Ravel’s Boléro, Gershwin’s An American in Paris and
Highlights also include world premieres from
Resident Artistic Catalyst Daniel Bernard Roumain, Michael Abels, Wynton
Marsalis and a quartet of jazz composers; works by pathbreaking composers
like Jessie Montgomery and Joan Tower; return engagements by audience
favorite guest artists like Augustin Hadelich and Conrad Tao, and solo
turns from NJSO musicians.