Classical Music Review: Princeton Symphony Orchestra

Simone Porter plays the violin. Behind her are the seated members of the orchestra, also currently playing.

Having just heard the Princeton Symphony Orchestra's first indoor concert in more than 18 months, I can truly say they have not missed a beat.

For safety/social distancing reasons, the PSO's current venue is the Matthews Theatre at the McCarter Theatre Center. Yes, there were a few new protocols to absorb, for example, the printed program was available online or via QR code. Tickets were also virtual or printed out and scanned. Concertgoers showed proof of vaccination and identification, and we all wore masks inside as well.

Any minor inconveniences were worth it.

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