Saturday, January 15, 2022

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The New Jersey Symphony returns to the State Theatre New Jersey stage!

State Theatre New Jersey


The New Jersey Symphony is proud to present performances at 100-year-young State Theatre New Jersey, which recently completed an extensive renovation that makes the venue more accessible and comfortable than ever.

The renovations feature a new elevator to the balcony level, new seats, new and expanded accessible restrooms with touchless technology, updated lobby areas, a new HVAC system and much more. 
Take a virtual tour and get tickets to come out and experience it all in person!




Coming Soon at State Theatre New Jersey!


Xian Zhang

Xian Zhang Conducts Marsalis & Dvořák

Sun, Jan 23, at 3 pm

New 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 Eric Owens.



Casablanca in Concert

Casablanca in Concert

Sun, Feb 13, at 3 pm

“Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine.” Walk into ours and see Casablanca on the big screen, with live orchestral accompaniment. Cozy up with a loved one as you savor the beautiful visuals, relive the story of Rick and Ilsa’s love and experience this classic film.



Karen Gomyo

Karen Gomyo Plays Mozart

Sun, Feb 20, at 3 pm

A journey from darkness to light. Samy Moussa’s Nocturne evokes the sea at night under a moody half-moon. Mozart’s Third Violin Concerto is a musical sunrise, and we’re delighted to welcome back Karen Gomyo and her unequaled ability to spin out Mozart’s radiant lyricism. Finally, the organ’s entrance in the finale of Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 is like throwing curtains open to noontime sun.



Daniil Trifonov

Trifonov is Back!

Sun, Mar 13, at 3 pm

Artist-in-Residence Daniil Trifonov—“the most astounding pianist of our age” (The Times)—returns for his second week this season with a brand-new concerto written for him by a musical polymath—DJ and composer Mason Bates. Xian Zhang specializes in Tchaikovsky’s singing line, digging deep into the sorrow and joy that makes her favorite Russian composer’s music utterly unique.



Louis Lortie

Beethovens Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 5
Fri, Apr 1, at 8 pm

This is glorious madness. Imagine running a marathon, then repeating it … four days in a row. French-Canadian wonder Louis Lortie teams up with the New Jersey Symphony to perform all five Beethoven piano concertos across four days. This concert shows Beethoven at the starting line of his career, full of youthful fire, and at his glorious pinnacle.



Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Thu, May 12, at 8 pm

Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy, as he leaves his home planet, battles the evil Empire and learns the ways of the Force. Don’t miss Star Wars: A New Hope in concert, with the New Jersey Symphony performing John Williams’ Oscar-winning score live to the complete film.



Brennan Sweet

Mozart & Mendelssohn

Sun, Jun 5, at 3 pm

The New Jersey Symphony’s Brennan Sweet and Elzbieta Weyman play the some of the loveliest music ever written for violin and viola, Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante. Kathleen Nester makes the orchestra’s tiniest instrument sing loud and proud in Vivaldi’s Piccolo Concerto. The sunshine of Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony warms the entire program.

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