State of the Arts

Xian Zhang's Romeo and Juliet

Clip: Season 38 Episode 4 | 7m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs highlights from Serge Prokofiev's heartbreaking score to the ballet Romeo and Juliet. The NJSO's music director Xian Zhang directed the entire 3 1/2 hour score at La Scala, and she reviews the sections she chose for the NJSO's winter concert. Each piece is introduced by Xian, giving a deeper understanding of the lush and romantic score.

Aired: 01/25/20

Rating: NR

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