NEWARK—Music Director Jacques Lacombe and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will explore stories of adventure and tapestries of orchestral color in “Arabian Nights,” an exotic program featuring Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite and Behzad Ranjbaran’s Seemorgh: Persian Trilogy for Orchestra.
Performances take place on Friday, Feb. 25, (8 p.m.) at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, Saturday; Feb. 26, (3 p.m.) at the Community Theatre in Morristown and Sunday, Feb. 27, (3 p.m.) at the State Theatre in New Brunswick.
Photos of Arabian Nights-inspired artwork by New Jersey artists will be projected onto a screen above the stage during the orchestra’s performance of Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite. Each concert will also feature an intimate lobby exhibition of the artwork.
Tickets range in price from $20 to $82 and are available for purchase online at www.njsymphony.org or by phone at 1-800-255-3476.
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