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MADE IN AMERICA!

Saturday October 13, 2018 at 7pm

First United Methodist Church,
Westfield, NJ

Sunday October 14, 2018 at 3pm

The Concert Hall,
Drew University,
Madison, NJ

GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess Fantasy
BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
RACHMANINOV Symphonic Dances

David Wroe Conductor
Filip Pogady Violin
New Jersey Festival Orchestra

The African-American rhythms of Porgy and Bess, America's premier folk opera, coupled with the driving pulses of the Symphonic Dances by Serge Rachmaninov, one of America's most famed immigrants, offers a heady cocktail of American music in motion. Add an international touch with Slovak-American Filip Pogady for a star-spangled NJFO season opening!

Mr. Pogady's appearance has been made possible by
The Slovak American Cultural Center

TICKETS $30 | $58 | $76
Under 18 $15 with purchase of adult ticket
College students with ID $20

or call 908-232-9400

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Filip Pogady

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RETURN OF THE
THREE HOLIDAY TENORS

Featuring John Easterlin and Friends

Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7pm

DeBaun PAC, Stevens Institute, Hoboken*
(* Not included in subscription package. For tickets call
(201) 216-5000)

 

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 7pm

The Presbyterian Church,
Westfield, NJ

Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 4pm

St. Peter's Church,
Morristown, NJ

David Wroe Conductor
The Three Holiday Tenors
Holiday Choruses
New Jersey Festival Orchestra

Welcome back! Award-winning tenor, Metropolitan Opera's John Easterlin (the highly-acclaimed Goro in NJFO's Madama Butterfly last season) returns with friends to celebrate and captivate with a dazzling selection of renowned tenor fare to welcome in the holiday season. A family festival of symphonic pops and wintertime favorites guaranteed to make the season merry.

Westfield concert presented through the generous support of
UNION COUNTY H.E.A.R.T. and THE WESTFIELD FOUNDATION

TICKETS $30 | $58 | $76
Under 18 $15 with purchase of adult ticket
College students with ID $20

or call 908-232-9400

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John Easterlin

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TOSCA

The Joseph DeAlessandro Memorial Opera Concert

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 7pm

The Presbyterian Church,
Westfield, NJ

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3pm

The Concert Hall,
Drew University,
Madison, NJ

PUCCINI TOSCA

David Wroe Conductor
Maria Todaro Artistic Director
International Guest Soloists
New Jersey Festival Orchestra

Puccini's irresistible lyric genius has long made Tosca one of opera's most breathtaking masterpieces. A cast of internationally acclaimed guest performers assembled from Maestro Wroe's extensive contacts in European and American opera houses joins NJFO to present, acted and in costume, this gripping tale of love, lust, corruption and ultimate struggle for survival.

Concert presented through the generous support of
RAY CATENA OF UNION and MARTY JEIVEN

TICKETS $30 | $58 | $76
Under 18 $15 with purchase of adult ticket
College students with ID $20

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Maria Todaro, Artistic Director

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MUSIC THAT MAKES HOLLYWOOD

Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 7pm

First United Methodist Church,
Westfield, NJ

MOVIE: Charlie Chaplin's The Immigrant
presented with live symphonic score by Carl Davis
SIBELIUS Violin concerto
BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

David Wroe Conductor
Stefan Milenkovich Violin
New Jersey Festival Orchestra

View the classic Chaplin movie as never before with Carl Davis' symphonic score performed LIVE by NJFO! The music illuminates the newcomer experience from moment to moment and mirrors Chaplin's use of tearful and comic styles as live orchestra meets the clarity of restored cinematography. Then, multicultural groups battle it out in Bernstein's modern day version of Romeo and Juliet. To complete the immigrant experience - and back by popular demand - we welcome Serbian superstar Stefan Milenkovich, now a beloved resident of Chicago,

TICKETS $30 | $58 | $76
Under 18 $15 with purchase of adult ticket
College students with ID $20

or call 908-232-9400

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Stefan Milenkovich

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Please note: Special Events are not eligible for inclusion in the season discount ticket packages.

CELTIC WOMAN
The Best of Christmas Tour

Monday, November 26, 2018 at 8pm

Bergen Performing
Arts Center,
Englewood, NJ

Buy tickets online at www.bergenpac.org or call (201) 227-1030
 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7:30pm

Mayo Performing
Arts Center,
Morristown, NJ

Buy tickets online at www.mayoarts.org or call (973) 539-8008

Celebrate this holiday season with the celestial voices of multi-platinum Irish singing sensation Celtic Woman as they present The Best of Christmas Tour with New Jersey Festival. Featuring music from the all-female ensemble's most favorite Yuletide songs performed by them over the years. Prepare for an enchanting and festive evening filled with mesmerizing music, performance and holiday cheer.

TICKETS $129 | $119 | $99 | $79 | $59

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MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER

Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 8pm

State Theater,
New Brunswick, NJ

Buy tickets online at www.stnj.org or call (732) 246-7469
 

Monday, December 10, 2018 at 8pm

Count Basie
Center for the Arts,
Red Bank, NJ

Buy tickets online at www.thebasie.org or call (732) 842-9000

The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller! Grammy AwardŽ-winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller, New Jersey Festival Orchestra and dazzling state-of-the-art multimedia effects in an intimate setting.

TICKETS $49 - $99

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Ring in the New Year with NJFO!

SINGIN' AND DANCIN'
WITH THE STARS

Sunday December 31, 2018 at 7pm-9pm

Westfield High School Auditorium,
Westfield, NJ

David Wroe Conductor
Broadway Guest Vocalists
Da'Von Doane and friends from Dance Theater of Harlem
New Jersey Festival Orchestra

We're changing it up!
NJFO's quintessential NYE celebration takes on a brand new dimension as our Broadway vocalists are joined by Dance Theatre of Harlem's Da'von Doane and friends to recreate the magic of MGM musicals and more.

Concert presented through the generous support of
THE WESTFIELD FOUNDATION

TICKETS $42 | $56 | $70

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Da'von Doane


 

A TOUR OF NOTABLE HOMES
Presented by the Friends of NJ Festival Orchestra

Saturday May 11, 2019 10am-3pm

Four distinguished Westfield area homes representing a range of architectural influences and design sensibilities generously open their doors to benefit the NJ Festival Orchestra.

TICKETS $40 | $45 Day of Tour

Tickets available after April 1st

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All programs subject to change