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New Jersey Symphony: Ellington & Dvořák: New Worlds (NJPAC)

New Jersey Symphony: Ellington & Dvořák: New Worlds (NJPAC)

Robert Spano conductor
Aaron Diehl piano
Aaron Diehl Trio
New Jersey Symphony

The first half of the season-opener celebrates the invaluable art of Black composers past and present. Valerie Coleman’s Umoja launches the concert, and William Grant Still and Duke Ellington paint lush musical portraits of a hopeful future. On the second half, Dvorak’s Ninth was inspired by Indigenous and Black song, and since its 1893 premiere has been an absolute audience favorite. Jazz pianist Aaron Diehl and his Trio star with the New Jersey Symphony—all led by one of America’s most acclaimed conductors, Robert Spano.

Valerie Coleman Umoja
Still Out of the Silence
Ellington New World A-Comin’
Dvořák Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Tickets start at $25
08:00 PM - 10:00 PM on Sat, 14 Oct 2023

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New Jersey Symphony

Artist Group Info

New Jersey Symphony
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street
Newark , New Jersey 07102
(888) 466-5722