New Jersey Symphony Resident Artistic Catalyst Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) returns to The Newark Museum of Art with the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Players for a program that presents music through the lens of an emotional arc that meets the moment. The concert will also feature the Anne Lieberson Ensemble, a string quartet of principal players from the New Jersey Symphony Youth Orchestra.

DBR has curated a mix of works from amazing composers like Florence Price, Mozart, Farrenc and Barber and presents his own powerful works such as Hip-Hop Study & Etude in F Major and his arrangement of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

The Chamber Players will perform the Ukrainian national anthem in solidarity with the Ukraine people during the unjust war that continues.

  • Verbytsky “State Anthem of Ukraine”
  • Johnson/arr. Daniel Bernard Roumain “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
  • Farrenc Selections from Nonet in E-flat Major
  • Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
  • Terry Riley In C
  • Aleksandra Vrebalov Echolocations
  • Schubert Allegro from String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, “Death and the Maiden
  • Price Adoration
  • Daniel Bernard Roumain Hip-Hop Study & Etude in F Major


The Anne Lieberson Ensemble of the New Jersey Symphony Youth Orchestra

  • Verbytsky/arr. Emil Wojtacki and Robert Wagner “State Anthem of Ukraine”
  • Mozart/arr. Lucy Corwin Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

Programs and artists are subject to change.

NMOA Summer Series is a partnership between The Newark Museum of Art & New Jersey Symphony. Learn more.

Event Guidelines

  • The Museum no longer requires proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 tests, or temperature screenings.
  • On-site parking is available for $10. Use Washington Street entrance by Central Avenue.
  • Enter event through the Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Memorial Garden gate, located next to the Museum parking lot. Doors open at 6:15pm. Show your digital or printed ticket to our Visitor Experience Assistant.
  • Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
  • Accessible restrooms are available inside the Museum through the South Wing entrance.
  • No refunds or exchanges unless the event is canceled or postponed.
  • In case of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled to August 2.