Overview

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Henrik Nánási, conductor

Presented by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

After making a splash in his superb Metropolitan Opera debut last season, Hungarian conductor Henrik Nánási makes his first NJSO appearance with a masterpiece from his homeland and a favorite Romantic symphony.

Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
A daring 20th-century masterpiece! Revel in the sounds of the NJSO strings, accentuated by keyboard and percussion—writing so evocative that Stanley Kubrick famously used it in The Shining.

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
Critics of Tchaikovsky’s day crushed this new symphony (“a horde of demons struggling in a torrent of brandy,” wrote one), and even the composer said, “It is a failure.” But its hypnotic melodies and triumphant mood turned the Fifth into an audience favorite.