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new as the New Jersey Symphony rings in the New Year!
Grieg’s Piano Concerto
a silver waterfall plunging from a towering mountain into a fjord
below—and you have the opening of Grieg’s Piano Concerto. An exquisite
painter at the piano, Vladimir Feltsman brings the concerto’s
hold-your-breath moments to vivid life. Andrey Boreyko’s New Jersey
Symphony debut also features a pathbreaking ballet by his countryman
Igor Stravinsky and a new work by living legend Thomas Adès.
Jersey Symphony brass and woodwinds shine in works showcasing their
special sound and virtuosity. We kick off with a brand new fanfare from
jazz master Wynton Marsalis, Joan Tower’s take on Copland’s vision and
Dvořák’s beguiling serenade. The full orchestra sparkles in Copland’s
homage to Abraham Lincoln, narrated by the great American bass-baritone
new year is upon us, and along with that, some brand-new performances
that will have you on the edge of your seat. Support from individuals
like you has allowed the New Jersey Symphony to deliver these
performances to you.