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Thursday, May 25, 2017

NJSO Season Finale with Zhang & Bronfman plus Bugs Bunny!


Listen: Bugs Bunny at the Symphony preview

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony conductor and creator George Daugherty previews the return of everyone’s favorite “wascally wabbit” to the NJSO in an interview with “All Access with State Theatre New Jersey.” 

» Listen
» Concert info and tickets

Next weekend!

WARNER BROS. presents
Conducted by George Daugherty
Created by George Daugherty & David Ka Lik Wong

Watch the trailer on YouTube!

Bugs Bunny is back and better than ever! Celebrate Looney Tunes and its legendary stars, including Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Sylvester, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner and, of course, our very favorite “wascally wabbit.”  Enjoy classics including Long-Haired Hare (in its first East Coast concert appearance on the big screen), What’s Opera, Doc? and Baton Bunny, alongside new Warner Bros. 3D theatrical shorts Coyote Falls and Rabid Rider. Kids of all ages will enjoy hearing the extraordinary musical scores performed live and perfectly in-sync with all the on-screen action.

Kids’ tickets 25% off!

Come early on June 3 and meet some of your favorite LOONEY TUNES characters!

Sat, June 3 at 8 pm | NJPAC in Newark—best seats!
Sun, June 4 at 3 pm | State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick—limited availability
The June 4 performance is presented in collaboration with State Theatre New Jersey.

LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Season Finale with Zhang & Bronfman

Watch Music Director Xian Zhang preview the season finale on YouTube.

Two stellar artists close the season: Xian Zhang joins forces with pianist Yefim Bronfman, described by the Chicago Tribune as “a marvel of digital dexterity, warmly romantic sentiment and jaw-dropping bravura.”


BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2
» Listen to music clips

Hot Ticket Deal: Save 50% on select seats! More info.

Thu, Jun 8 at 1:30 pm | NJPAC in Newark
Fri, Jun 9 at 8 pm | NJPAC in Newark
Sat, Jun 10 at 8 pm | Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank
Sun, Jun 11 at 3 pm | NJPAC in Newark

Party on the Patio—Sat, June 10, before the concert
Enjoy a tasty BBQ dinner with friends and other concertgoers, served on Count Basie Theatre’s beautiful outdoor covered patio! Additional charge; reservations required by June 2. More information.
Prelude Performance—Sun, June 11, before the concert
Enjoy live music in the lobby, performed by the NJSO Academy Orchestra's Anne Lieberson Ensemble. Free for ticketholders.

NJSO Youth Orchestras, CHAMPS perform spring concerts

The student musicians of the NJSO Youth Orchestras and NJSO CHAMPS showcased their talents at their spring concerts this month. The Youth Orchestras program featured a solo performance by Henry Lewis Concerto Competition winner Noel Cho; NJSO Music Director Xian Zhang made a special appearance to conduct at last week’s CHAMPS concert.

Hear CHAMPS give a free performance with fellow El Sistema New Jersey Alliance programs at the Alliance’s annual Fiddle-and-Fa-La-La Fest on Sunday, June 3, in Paterson.

» See NJSO Youth Orchestras and NJSO CHAMPS concert highlights
» Fiddle-and-Fa-La-La Fest details

NJSO Youth Orchestras to hold auditions June 10

Auditions for the NJSO Youth Orchestras’ ensembles will take place on Saturday, June 10, at Rutgers–Newark’s Bradley Hall. Students in grades 4–11 who play orchestral instruments, from beginner to advanced levels, can apply for membership.

» Learn more and register (deadline: June 1)

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