Classical

Beethoven's 'Eroica' Symphony

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XIAN ZHANG conductor ROBERT WAGNER bassoon Musical legends abound! Celebrate Rossini's portrayal of a daring Swiss archer who shot an apple from his son's head; Beethoven's illustration of the ideal hero; and a new work commissioned for beloved hometown musician. ROSSINI Overture to Guillaume Tell Not just a curtain-raiser, the overture to Rossini's 39th (!) and final opera, William Tell, is a full symphony in miniature. CHRISTOPHER ROUSE Bassoon Concerto (East-Coast Premiere and NJSO Co-Commission) This lyrical new piece completes Christopher Rouse's cycle of concertos for every wind instrument. The NJSO co-commissioned this work to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Principal Bassoon Robert Wagner, who has given so much to our organization on and off stage. BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, "Eroica" With two thunderous opening chords, Beethoven unlocked a new world of music-making, and every performance of his "Eroica" sounds revolutionary.
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The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in downtown Newark, New Jersey, United States, is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States. Home to the Grammy Award-winning New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO), more than 6 million visitors (including more than one million children) have visited the center since it opened in October 1997 on the site of the former Military Park Hotel.

NJPAC has been an important component in revitalization of New Jersey's largest city.Located just west of the Passaic River waterfront, the Center lies in the heart of the city's cultural district around Military Park and Washington Park that also includes the Newark Museum, New Jersey Historical Society, and the Newark Public Library. The Prudential Center is just to the south.

NJPAC has one of the largest arts education programs offered by a performing arts center in the nation. The program includes arts training classes, scholarships, in-school residencies, professional development, and family and children's programming, allowing students, teachers and families to interact with professional artists and explore the various genres of music, theater, dance, poetry and more.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

1 Center St
Newark, NJ 07102 Direction Icon

$20 - $90

Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 1:30 PM

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