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Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents A Winter Concert of 19th-century Music

Princeton Symphony Orchestra called their late winter concert this past weekend “Soulful Reflections,” presenting lush meditative music with a bit of virtuosity attached. Conductor Rossen Milanov began Sunday afternoon’s performance…

Princeton University Orchestra Presents 2015 Concerto Competition Winners

In recent years, a number of Princeton University graduates have turned up performing on the nation’s leading concert stages. These students’ success is a credit to the musical training they…

Princeton University Choral Ensembles Bring Britain’s Coronations to Richardson

The coronation of a monarch is not an event to which the American public has much exposure. However, throughout the past four centuries, these events in England have produced some…

Renowned St. Olaf Choir Visits Princeton; Presents an Excellent Choral Performance

Although there are many fine higher education institutions training choir directors in the country, two choral powerhouses have remained at the top of the heap for decades. For many years…

Innovative Organist Cameron Carpenter Electrifies Audience at McCarter Theatre

When one thinks of an organ recital, the first thought that comes to mind is a church setting, listening to an organist with his back to the audience, playing music…

Dryden Ensemble Presents a “Cantata Fest” For an Afternoon of J.S. Bach’s Music

One can never get too much J.S. Bach on a winter Sunday afternoon. The Dryden Ensemble brought some rarely-heard works to Miller Chapel on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary…

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Starts New Year With Violin Virtuoso Sarah Chang

Each year, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) passes winter’s bleakest days by exploring music of a specific genre, composer, or singular theme. This year, the NJSO enhanced its “Winter…

The Princeton University Opera Theater Starts a New Year With Operatic Flourish

Princeton University Opera Theater brought together the late 17th and 20th centuries this past weekend with a presentation of two operas separated by 300 years, but both representative of their…

Princeton Pro Musica Presents Musical Christmas Gift of Bach

For many years, Princeton Pro Musica maintained a musical tradition of presenting Handel’s Messiah at Christmastime in Princeton. Traditions shifted a bit this year; Princeton’s Messiah offering was presented by…

Princeton University Orchestra Explores Mahler’s Symphony Number 4

The Princeton University Orchestra is no stranger to Gustav Mahler — rarely have more than a few years gone by when the orchestra has not tackled one of the composer’s…

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