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  • Zhang Conducts Tchaikovsky

    • Times: Starting: 3:00 PM
    • From: March 9, 2018 to March 9, 2018
    • Location: New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
    • Address: 1 Center Street, Victoria Theater, Newark, NJ 07102

    Xian Zhang conductor Sara Daneshpour piano Eric Wyrick violin Jonathan Spitz cello Robert Ingliss oboe 7 Robert Wagner bassoon New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Sumptuous favorites by Tchaikovsky frame an enticing pair of showpieces for solo players. A quartet of NJSO principals takes the spotlight in a Haydn gem, while pianist Sara Daneshpour, cited by The Washington Post for creating “transfixing poetry,” stars in the premiere of Danielpour’s Carnival. Tchaikovsky Suite from Sleeping Beauty Passionate yet elegant; only Tchaikovsky can bring a fairytale so vividly to life. Danielpour Carnival of the Ancients for Piano and Orchestra (World Premiere) The latest from Danielpour, a favorite of NJSO audiences and “an outstanding composer for any time” (New York Daily News). Haydn Sinfonia concertante Violin, cello, oboe and bassoon are center stage in this lively concerto filled with wit and invention. T chaikovsky Francesca da Rimini The composer shows his tempestuous side in this tale of doomed love inspired by Dante’s Inferno.