Video and Audio

The PSO videotapes all Soundtracks and Behind the Music lectures, and records pre-concert talks at Richardson Auditorium. Those videos and sound files are posted here, in addition to any news segments or documentaries about the PSO and its activities.

 

2016-2017 Events

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Impassioned Russia
November 6, 2016
Discussion with PSO Assistant Conductor John Devlin, pianist Natasha Paremski, and conductor Jayce Ogren 

 

PSO Soundtracks
November 2, 2016
Rumor and Misnomer: Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony
A presentation on Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique” Symphony with PSO guest conductor Jayce Ogren and Operations Manager Bryan McNamara

 

PSO Soundtracks
October 5, 2016
Why the Saxophone?
PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and Operations Manager Bryan McNamara discuss the saxophone’s unusual role as an orchestral instrument.

 

Pre-Concert Talk: The Seasons
September 15, 2016
Discussion with violinist/conductor Daniel Rowland and PSO Executive Director Marc Uys

 

2015-2016 Events

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Passion & Affection
May 15, 2016
Discussion with composer Sarah Kirkland Snider, filmmaker Mark DeChiazza, and PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Behind the Music
May 14, 2016
Discussion with critically acclaimed composer Sarah Kirkland Snider and
PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

 

PSO Soundtracks
May 4, 2016
Music and Poetry of Penelope
A discussion of Homer’s Penelope and the character as inspiration for the poetry of Ellen McLaughlin and Sarah Kirkland Snider‘s song cycle Penelope with Ms. Snider and PSO Assistant Conductor John Devlin. 

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Beholding Brahms
March 13, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw and PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov talk about preparing Ms. Shaw’s work Lo for performance.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Behind the Music
March 12, 2016
Discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw and
PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

 

PSO Soundtracks
March 2, 2016
The Alphorn
A presentation and demonstration of the alphorn by Dr. Ted Schlosberg

 

Saturday Evening POPS!: Happy Birthday John Williams!
February 6, 2016
Conductor and Host Lucas Richman leads the orchestra and PSO patrons in a birthday salute to composer John Williams

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Three Songs
January 31, 2016
Discussion with Music Alive: New Partnerships Composer-in-Residence Jing Jing Luo, and PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, and PSO Assistant Conductor John Devlin

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Behind the Music
January 30, 2016
Discussion with composer Jing Jing Luo and
Julian Grant, composer and PSO board member

Video coming soon!

 

PSO Soundtracks
January 20, 2016
Calligraphy as Art and Inspiration
A presentation on Chinese calligraphy with
Calligraphist and conductor Jing Jing Luo and The Princeton University Art Museum’s Caroline Harris

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Heartfelt Virtuosity
November 8, 2015
Discussion with pianist Joyce Yang, Princeton University Art Museum’s Calvin Brown, and PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Graceful Pairings
September 27, 2015
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and Executive Director Marc Uys

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Soundtracks
September 10, 2015
“What’s the Score?”
Panel discussion on the value of original composers’ manuscripts to music professionals and collectors.
Professor/conductor Christopher Lyndon-Gee, cellist Wendy Sutter, and classical writer/radio host Ross Amico

 

2014-2015 Events

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Viva Verdi!
May 17, 2015
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov
With guests Hugh Russell, baritone, Margaret Lattimore, mezzo, and Michelle Johnson, soprano

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Soundtracks
May 6, 2015
A Reed Making Presentation by
Brad Balliett – PSO Principal Bassoonist

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Soulful Reflections
March 15, 2015
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov
With guests cellist Zuill Bailey and composer Sebastian Currier

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Behind the Music
March 13, 2015
Discussion with composer Sebastian Currier and
PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

 

PSO Soundtracks
March 4, 2015
“Carving Out Time for Creativity”
Talk and Performance by
Jessica Meyer – violist, composer, and teaching artist

 

Pre-Concert Talk
January 18, 2015
Discussion with Daniel Boico, guest conductor
and guitar soloist Rober Belinić

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Soundtracks
January 7, 2015
“Meet ‘n’ Greet Rossen Milanov”
A Conductor’s Travelogue by Rossen Milanov
Music Director, Princeton Symphony Orchestra

 

Pre-Concert Talk
November 2, 2014
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov
With guests pianist Natasha Paremski and composer Derek Bermel

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Soundtracks
October 22, 2014
“What Does Petrushka Mean?”
Talk by Simon Morrison
Princeton University Professor of Music

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Romantic Imaginings
September 28, 2014
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov
and guest violinist Bella Hristova

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

2013-2014 Events

Pre-Concert Talk: Classical Peaks
May 2014
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Nights and Dreams
March 2014
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Behind the Music
March 2014
Discussion with composer Julian Grant and
PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov


PSO Soundtracks
March 2014
“The Paris of Berlioz, 1830”
Lecture by Dr. Jerrold Seigel
New York University

 

Pre-Concert Talk: La Noche Española
January 2014
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

Pre-Concert Talk: Eternal Light
November 2013
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov
Listen Here (audio track may download in a new window)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Behind the Music
November 2013
Discussion with composer Aaron Jay Kernis,
PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and cellist Susan Babini

 

 

Pre-Concert Talk: American Voices
October 2013
Discussion with PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

PSO Behind the Music
October 2013
Discussion with composer Derek Bermel,
PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and Juilliard’s James Burton III

 

PSO Soundtracks
September 2013
“From Turner to Puryear: African American Art Talk”
Lecture by Laura Giles
Curator of Prints and Drawings
Princeton University Art Museum

 

 

PSO BRAVO! Video

The PSO provides an array of educational experiences — not only in the classroom to augment the great teaching that goes on in New Jersey schools, but also in the community, for all to enjoy. Since 1995, PSO BRAVO! education programs have been offered free of charge to more than 10,000 students every year.

News Features

 

NJTV-News with Arts Correspondent Maddie Orton
Princeton Symphony Orchestra Looks to Contemporary Ways to Introduce Classical Music to Kids

Coverage of the PSO BRAVO! Family Concert The Composer is Dead! with interviews with Music Director Rossen Milanov; narrator, composer, and PSO board member Julian Grant; and Executive Director Melanie Clarke


Connect with Anne Reeves
Interview with Princeton Symphony Orchestra Music Director Rossen Milanov and Executive Director Melanie Clarke

 

NJN State of the Arts
Coverage of The Migration Series Project, featuring Derek Bermel’s Jazz Concerto Migration Series, inspired by the art of Jacob Lawrence.

 

New Jersey Arts News
Coverage of the world-premiere staging of Eugene Onegin with music by Prokofiev

 


New Jersey Arts News

Coverage of the world-premiere performance of Gabriel Prokofiev’s Bass Drum Concerto

 


New Jersey News “State of the Arts”

A look at the career of PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov

 


West Windsor-Plainsboro Cable

Meet PSO musicians who double as teachers in WW-P Schools