OTTO TAUSK conductor
SEONG-JIN CHO piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
In his 20s, Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho is on a fast track to stardom. The 2016 Chopin Competition winner’s performance of the composer’s spellbinding Second Piano Concerto is unmissable.
LIGETI Romanian Concerto (NJSO Premiere)
An orchestra showpiece: Ligeti’s childhood memories of Transylvanian folk music culminate in a wild, exhilarating dance.
CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2
A youthful affection inspired this concerto’s tender, passionate slow movement. Though Chopin’s infatuation was short-lived, the melody is eternal.
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 7
Deep, heartfelt and dramatic, reflecting the Czech composer’s ambition to write a piece that would “move the world.”
Upcoming Shows at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC)