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summer with the NJSO performing diverse and inspiring music from
amazing composers across the Americas, like John Williams, Pedro Elías
Gutiérrez, Oscar Lorenzo Fernández and late New Jersey composer George
Walker. Hear trailblazer Florence Price’s lighthearted "Nimble
Feet" from Dances
in the Canebrakes, enjoy patriotic favorites and rejoice in
Aaron Copland’s classic "Saturday Night Waltz" from Rodeo. Wednesday! August 18: Ocean County College
in Toms River (free)
Aug ust 26: Branch Brook Park in Newark (free and includes fireworks)
August 28: Giralda Farms in Madison (tickets)
Aug 18 concert is sponsored by PNC Bank, in partnership with Ocean
County College. The Aug 26 concert is sponsored by Horizon Blue Cross
Blue Shield of New Jersey and the County of Essex; part of the 2021
Essex County Free Summer Music Series. The Aug 28 concert is presented
by Morris Arts.
to the new season!
us for the return!
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 much more.
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
support makes virtual and
in-person concerts possible!
With your donation, the NJSO continues to make great symphonic works
accessible online and is now able return to in-person performances.
Make your gift today and support our mission to serve the diverse
communities of New Jersey with compelling and enriching musical