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NJFO 2017 - 2018 Season

NJFO CLASSICAL SERIES
Voices of Distinction

SERENADES TO MUSIC

Friday October 13, 2017 at 8pm

St. Peter's Church,
121 South Street
Morristown, NJ

Saturday October 14, 2017 at 7pm

The Presbyterian Church,
Westfield, NJ

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Serenade to Music
featuring The Choirs of St. Peter's, Morristown

PAGANINI Violin Concerto No.2 "La Campanella"
MOZART Symphony No. 39 in E flat major

David Wroe Conductor
Stefan Milenkovich Violin
The Choirs of St. Peter's, Morristown
Director of Music Joshua Stafford
New Jersey Festival Orchestra

NJFO's season opens lyrically with Vaughan Williams' Serenade, a great musical work inspired by William Shakespeare's contemplation of the beauty of music in The Merchant of Venice. One of the most dazzling scores ever created for the instrument, Paganini's B minor violin concerto is brought to life by internationally acclaimed virtuoso Stefan Milenkovich. Mozart's sublime 39th Symphony - a Champagne-like sparkling masterpiece - will bring the evening to a delightful and energetic close.

TICKETS $76 | $60 | $48 | $28
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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RETURN OF THE HOLIDAY TENORS
with Cody Austin and Friends

Saturday December 9, 2017 at 7pm

The Presbyterian Church,
Westfield, NJ

Sunday December 10, 2017 at 3pm

The Concert Hall,
Drew University,
Madison, NJ

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

They're back! Last year's darling, award-winning tenor Cody Austin, 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 $76 | $60 | $48 | $28
Under 18 $15 with purchase of adult ticket
College students with ID $20

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Cody Austin

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MADAMA BUTTERFLY

The Joseph DeAlessandro Memorial Opera Concert

Saturday March 3, 2018 at 7pm

The Presbyterian Church,
Westfield, NJ

Sunday March 4, 2018 at 3pm

The Concert Hall,
Drew University,
Madison, NJ

PUCCINI Madama Butterfly

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

Puccini's irresistible lyric genius has long made Madama Butterfly one of opera's most enduring tales of unrequited passion. 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 most heart-rending of stories, breathtakingly beautiful from first love to love child to tragic end.

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

TICKETS $76 | $60 | $48 | $28
Under 18 $15 with purchase of adult ticket
College students with ID $20

or call 908-232-9400

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IN LONDON TOWN

Saturday May 19, 2018 at 7pm

The Presbyterian Church,
Westfield, NJ

Sunday May 20, 2018 at 3pm

The Concert Hall,
Drew University,
Madison, NJ

ELGAR Cockaigne Overture "In London Town"
R. STRAUSS Four Last Songs (excerpts)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS A London Symphony

David Wroe Conductor
New Jersey Festival Orchestra

The sounds of Big Ben, the colossus of St Paul's Cathedral, the hustle-bustle of Piccadilly Circus, the vast horizons of this mega City - all captured in tone paintings by two iconic 20th century British composers - bring the 35th anniversary season celebration to a glorious close.

TICKETS $76 | $60 | $48 | $28
Under 18 $15 with purchase of adult ticket
College students with ID $20

or call 908-232-9400

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

New Year’s Eve
PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ

Sunday December 31, 2017 at 7pm   

Westfield High School Auditorium,
Westfield, NJ

David Wroe Conductor
Guest Soloists
New Jersey Festival Orchestra

Ring in the New Year with NJFO! One of New Jersey’s most popular New Year’s Eve musical festivities, this year's cabaret-style celebration promises a superb revue of Broadway classics and more, presented in glorious symphonic splendor. Features soloists direct from the Broadway stage and beyond.

Tickets $42 | $56 | $70
Buy tickets online at www.njfestivalorchestra.org
or call (908) 232-9400

Concert presented through the generous support of
THE WESTFIELD FOUNDATION

Tickets $40 | $55 | $70
Under 18 $15 with purchase of adult ticket

or call 908-232-9400

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AN EMERALD EVENING
NJFO Grand Fundraising Gala 2018

Saturday April 28, 2018 at 6:30pm

Echo Lake Country Club,
Westfield, NJ

Put on your dancing shoes and join NJFO to celebrate our anniversaries in style!

MAESTRO DAVID WROE | NEW JERSEY FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
          20 YEARS                               35 YEARS

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

Saturday May 5, 2018 10am-3pm

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

Tickets $35 | $40 Day of Tour

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All programs subject to change