PRINCETON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERTS
WHEN: See below
WHERE: See below
TICKETS: range from $30-112; youth 5-17 half-price.
For concert tickets and information about the Princeton Festival, visit princetonsymphony.org or call 609-497-0020.
The countertenor will be performing George Frideric Handel’s aria “Quella fiamma” from Arminio and fellow alum Gregory Spears’ Love Story, with words by 22nd US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith. Also on the program is Nina Shekhar’s Lumina; the composer is currently pursuing a doctorate in composition at the University and recently completed her 2021-23 tenure as Composer-in-Residence for Young Concert Artists. Under the baton of Edward T. Cone Music Director Rossen Milanov, the Orchestra will perform these works and Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36.
Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo began performing professionally at the age of 11 and has since appeared in opera, concert, recital, film, and on Broadway. He was recently awarded a GRAMMY, an Honorary Doctorate from Manhattan School of Music, a visiting fellowship from Oxford University, and the History Makers Award from the New York Historical Society, and in the spring will be a distinguished visiting scholar at Harvard. This season, he returns to the Metropolitan Opera after starring in Akhnaten, in another title role in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, the Santa Fe Opera for a world premiere, and to the Teatro Real; makes his Paris Opera debut, gives solo recitals at the Kennedy Center and Boston’s Jordan Hall, makes his debut at Wigmore Hall in London, and appears in Carnegie Hall with the Met Chamber Orchestra. As a producer, he has created projects for Opera Philadelphia, The New York Philharmonic, The BBC Proms, WQXR, and St. Ann’s Warehouse among others.
WHEN: Saturday, January 13, at 8pm & Sunday, January 14, at 4pm
WHERE: Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University Campus, Princeton, NJ.
TICKETS: start at $35 (children 5-17 who are accompanied by an adult receive a 50% discount)
Accommodations or services can be arranged with two weeks’ notice, contact Mika Godbole at email@example.com or (609) 905-0931;
For tickets: princetonsymphony.org or 609-497-0020.
Metropolitan Opera star and Princeton University alum Anthony Roth Costanzo performs Handel’s aria “Quella fiamma” from Arminio and Gregory Spears’ Love Story with Princeton Symphony Orchestra on a program with Nina Shekhar’s Lumina and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. Rossen Milanov conducts.
Soundtracks Talk: Meet the Composers
WHEN: Wednesday, January 10, at 7pm
WHERE: Princeton Public Library Community Room, 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ.
TICKETS: Free and open to the public
Accommodations or services can be arranged with two weeks’ notice, contact Mika Godbole at (609) 905-0931 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Composers Gregory Spears and Nina Shekhar converse about their creative process and the state of modern orchestral music with Princeton University Music Department Chair Dan Trueman.
Other guest artists appearing with the PSO in 2024 include the
exciting trio Time For Three, returning to Princeton to perform the 2023
GRAMMY@ Award-winning composition by Kevin Puts, Contact (March
9-10) and the gifted pianist Sara Davis Buechner performing
Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto on a program including John Luther Adams’
Become River (May
11-12). The PSO’s 2024 Princeton Festival held at Morven Museum &
Garden (June 7-22)
will include a fully staged opera, orchestral concerts, Baroque and chamber
music, dance, plus appearances by celebrated stars of the stage.
Health and Safety
Symphony Orchestra is closely monitoring and adhering to the New Jersey
Department of Health’s COVID-19 Requirements. Attendees will receive information
regarding safety procedures, entry, seating directions, etc. in advance of
their selected live performance(s).
Symphony Orchestra is committed to ensuring all programming is accessible for
everyone, working with venues such as Richardson Auditorium to provide needed
services. Contact Mika Godbole for questions about available services at email@example.com
or (609) 905-0931. Note: some
services require at least two weeks’ notice to arrange.
ABOUT THE PRINCETON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is a
cultural centerpiece of the Princeton community and one of New Jersey’s finest
music organizations, a position established through performances of beloved
masterworks, innovative music by living composers, and an extensive network of
educational programs offered to area students free of charge. Led by Edward T.
Cone Music Director Rossen Milanov, the PSO presents orchestral, pops, and
chamber music programs of the highest artistic quality, supported by lectures
and related events that supplement the concert experience. Its flagship summer
program the Princeton
Festival brings an array of performing
arts and artists to Princeton during multiple weeks in June. Through PSO BRAVO!, the
orchestra produces wide-reaching and impactful education programs in
partnership with local schools and arts organizations that culminate in
students attending a live orchestral performance. The PSO receives considerable
support from the Princeton community and the New Jersey State Council on the
Arts, regularly garnering NJSCA’s highest honor. Recognition of engaging
residencies and concerts has come from the National Endowment for the Arts, and
the PSO’s commitment to new music has been acknowledged with an ASCAP Award for
Adventurous Programming and a Copland Fund Award. The only independent,
professional orchestra to make its home in Princeton, the PSO performs at
historic Richardson Auditorium on the campus of Princeton University.