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There is no rain date for this event.
Park in Parking Lot #2.
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NJSO in the Parks: Free Summer Park Concert!
Celebrate the 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.
JOSÉ LUIS DOMÍNGUEZ conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
SMITH/arr. Damrosch The Star-Spangled Banner
SORO Tres aires chilenos No. 3
BIZET “Farandole” from L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2
WALKER Lyric for Strings
PRICE “Nimble Feet” from Dances in the Canebrakes
GUTIÉRREZ Alma Llanera
COPLAND “Saturday Night Waltz” from Rodeo
JOHN WILLIAMS Olympic Fanfare and Theme
VARIOUS Armed Forces Salute
SOUSA The Stars and Stripes Forever
Programs are subject to change.
This concert is sponsored by PNC Bank, in partnership with Ocean County College.
About the NJSO
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra also will present a free concert at Branch Brook Park in Newark on August 26 and returns to the Giralda Music & Arts Festival in Madison on August 28 as part of its summer concert series. The Giralda Music & Arts Festival, presented by Morris Arts, features children’s activities, an art show, picnic contest and more. Tickets are available at morrisarts.org.
The Orchestra continues to present chamber concerts by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players in the garden of The Newark Museum of Art in collaboration with the museum through August 14. Concertmaster Eric Wyrick curates a program featuring Beethoven’s Septet and Krommer’s Octet Partita in F Major (July 21 at 7 p.m.). Resident Artistic Catalyst Daniel Bernard Roumain curates a bold program in the “NJSO & DBR: Now, New and Next” series (August 11 at 7 p.m.). Family concerts include Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf (July 31 at 10 a.m.) and an interactive children’s storytime program (August 14 at 10 a.m.). Tickets are available at njsymphony.org/museum.
Rounding out the summer season, the Orchestra presents new music by the 2021 NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute composers at NJPAC in Newark (July 24 at 8 p.m.). Tickets are available at njsymphony.org/scores.
NJSO performances will follow safety measures in partnership with these venues and based on the guidance provided by the CDC and the State of New Jersey. For more information about the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, visit njsymphony.org.