South Orange Symphony to embrace winter at carnival concert

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Photo Courtesy of Innes Borstel
The South Orange Symphony prepares for its Feb. 21 free family concert under the baton of Susan Haig of Summit.

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Symphony will play its Winter Carnival, a free family concert, on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. at the South Orange Middle School Auditorium, 70 N. Ridgewood Road in South Orange.

The program is for adults and youngsters alike and will feature music by Bizet, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and Shostakovich, as well as John Williams’ “Star Wars.” Children can visit a musical instrument petting zoo and dance to Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty.”

The orchestra’s annual silent auction fundraiser will also take place. South Orange Symphony, now under the direction of Susan Haig, has been presenting free concerts since 1949.

Visit, send an email to or call 973-376-6349 for more information.

This concert is made possible in part by funds from the NJ State Arts Council and Essex County.