Overview

XIAN ZHANG conductor

WYNTON MARSALIS Fanfare (World Premiere, NJSO Co-Commission)

JOAN TOWER Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1

DVOŘÁK Serenade for Wind Instruments

DVOŘÁK Carnival Overture

COPLAND Lincoln Portrait

NJSO brass and woodwinds shine in works showcasing their special sound and virtuosity. We kick off with a brand new fanfare from jazz master Wynton Marsalis, Joan Tower’s take on Copland’s vision and Dvořák’s beguiling serenade. The full orchestra sparkles in Copland’s homage to Abraham Lincoln.

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