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highlights include star-studded performances!
New Jersey Symphony principals step into the spotlight: Bart Feller in
a tour de force that lets the flute’s shining personalities sing out,
and Jonathan Spitz in a piece many call the perfect cello concerto.
Xian Zhang bookends this beauty with iconic pieces by the master
orchestral colorist Maurice Ravel, ending with the slow-build hurricane
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 make her favorite Russian composer’s music utterly unique.
in Newark, Princeton and New Brunswick
Trifonov as Artist-in-Residence is made possible by Judy and Stewart
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. The Thursday and Friday concerts features Beethoven’s first and last
concertos with the famed composer at the starting line of his
career, full of youthful fire before reaching his glorious pinnacle.
The Saturday and Sunday performances feature the “middle set” of his
concertos, which holds surprisingly tender music and passages of
This month, two virtuosic pianists—Daniil
Trifonov and Louis Lortie—perform at our New Jersey concert halls.
These concerts, featuring a new concerto by Mason Bates and all five of
Beethoven’s piano concertos, are only possible with the generous
support of donors like you.
Your donation directly funds the Symphony as
we continue to engage world-class guest artists. Make your gift today,
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