Special Events.

 

Special Events

Drew Forum: Colson Whitehead

Wednesday, October 10, 7:00pm
Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist, Colson Whitehead, will do a reading of his work, followed by a Q&A and book signing in the Simon Forum. His latest novel, The Underground Railroad, was featured on the New York Times Best Sellers’ List. The Writer’s @ Drew series invites authors to share their work with Drew students and engage in conversation about the impact of literature in everyday life. This series is made possible by the Drew English Department and the Casement Fund.

MADE IN AMERICA!

Presented by New Jersey Festival Orchestra
Sunday, October 14, 3:00pm
David Wroe  conductor
Jaipeng Nie  cello

GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess Fantasy
HAYDN   Cello concerto in C
RACHMANINOV   Symphonic Dances

The earthy 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 China’s Jaipeng Nie for a star-spangled NJFO season opening concert!

Tickets
$30/$58/$76
Students $20
Under 18 $15
Subscribe and Save up to 20% on single ticket prices.
For tickets and information go to www.njfestivalorchestra.org

Discover Piano Virtuosity

Presented by Discovery Orchestra
Sunday, November 18, 3:00pm
Fei Fei Dong, pianist


An interactive exploration hosted by Maestro George Mariner Maull featuring an encore performance by the brilliant pianist Fei-Fei Dong.

Purchase tickets at discoveryorchestra.org or call (908) 226-7300

Handel Messiah

Presented by the Masterwork Chorus
Saturday, December 15, 8:00pm

Begin a life-long tradition — give your family the gift of Handel’s beloved Messiah.

All tickets for this concert will be on sale on September 23.

TOSCA

Presented by the New Jersey Festival Orchestra
Sunday, February 24, 3:00pm

David Wroe conductor
Maria Todaro artistic director
International Guest Soloists
New Jersey Festival Orchestra

PUCCINI  Tosca

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.

Tickets $30/$58/$76
Students $20
Under 18 $15
Subscribe and Save up to 20% on single ticket prices.
For tickets and information go to www.njfestivalorchestra.org