October 9, 2019

New Trenton High School Celebrated with Festival

MUSIC FOR A NEW HIGH SCHOOL: The Princeton Symphony Orchestra, led by Rossen Milanov, is among the performers at a free music and arts festival at Trenton Central High School’s new building on October 24.

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is headed to Trenton on Thursday, October 24 to top off “An Evening of Magic,” a free music and arts festival to be held at the new Trenton Central High School from 5-8 p.m.

Following an afternoon of school tours, visual art displays, and performances by multiple student groups, Trenton Central High School’s Marching Band and Orchestra take over the auditorium stage, leading off the evening concert. The event concludes with the PSO performing classical favorites including works by Mozart, a Strauss polka and march, Copland’s Hoe Down, and Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 5. PSO Edward T. Cone Music Director Rossen Milanov conducts.

The festivities begin at 5 p.m. with food served alongside artwork and special performances by Trenton Public Schools students. The Trenton Central High School Marching Band performs at 6 p.m., followed at 6:30 p.m. by the Trenton Central High School Orchestra. The PSO plays at 7 p.m.

The festival is made possible through the partnership of Trenton Public Schools, Arts for Any Given Child TRENTON, and the Princeton Symphony Orchestra through its PSO BRAVO! education program.