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A Sunday Afternoon Concert Series
with Music’s Brightest Young Stars

SOPAC is proud to partner with the famed Juilliard School to present some of the finest young musicians in the world today. SOPAC is the perfect concert hall to hear classical music and jazz stars of tomorrow.

Juilliard @ SOPAC is supported in part by Samuel Convissor.

Single Tickets: $20
Senior Citizens & Students: $15 

4 Concert Package: $60 
Available for sale through January 15.
Apply code JuilliardFY17 for discount when purchasing the 4 Concert Package.
Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at (973) 313-2787 or in person at
the SOPAC Box Office. Discounts cannot be combined, SOPAC Members are not eligible for the JuilliardFY17 offering.

All sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable.

2016-17 Series

Tomer Gewirtzman, piano
Sunday, January 15 at 3PM

Hailed by The Washington Post as an artist of “formidable virtuosity and stylistic sensitivity,” Israeli pianist Tomer Gewirtzman has impressed audiences around the world.  He performed recitals in London in Steinway Hall and in Paris in the Salle Cortot of the École Normale.  Mr. Gewirtzman played with Nikolai Petrov’s Kremlin Festival in cities throughout Russia and has appeared as soloist with orchestras throughout Israel including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Israeli Chamber Orchestra, the New Haifa Symphony Orchestra, and the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music Symphony Orchestra.  In the U.S., he has appeared as soloist with Symphony Silicon Valley, the Aspen Concert Orchestra, the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, the North-West Florida Symphony Orchestra, and the South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.


Altezza Piano Trio
Sunday, January 29 at 3PM

Launched in 2016, the Altezza Piano Trio began through the mutual passion and dedication for musical collaboration.  All having previously played in numerous successful groups, the trio’s formation began through the friendship among all three members at The Juilliard School.  Khari Joyner, Momo Wong, and Qilin Sun share the mutual desire to learn and perform a plethora of serious chamber works, while studying under the tutelage of the coaches Natasha Brofsky, Joseph Kalichstein, Joseph  Lin and other esteemed musicians.  The trio is dedicated to presenting the jewels of the Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century piano trio repertoire, in addition to championing new music as well. Upcoming performances both nationally and abroad include the Mendelssohn and Ravel Piano Trios, among many others.


Bomsori Kim, violin
Sunday, March 5 at 3PM

Graduated from Seoul National University and at present continues her studies at the Juilliard School in New York under Sylvia Rosenberg and Ronald Copes. In 2010 she took fourth place in the Sendai International Music Competition (Japan) and also won the audience favorite award. In that same year she was one of six finalists in the Jean Sibelius Competition in Helsinki. In 2011 she won the 3rd International Violin Competition in Qingdao (China) along with a series of special awards. In 2013 she won the second prize at the 62nd International ARD Competition in Munich (Germany). She has appeared in the finest venues in Vienna, Helsinki, Slovakia, Berlin, and Seoul alongside such orchestras as the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, the Munich Chamber Orchestra and many more. She plays a violin made by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini in 1774 provided by the Kumho Instrument Bank.


The Juilliard Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, May 7 at 3PM

The Juilliard Jazz Ensemble lights up the SOPAC stage once again with an exciting performance of swinging classics. Founded in 2001, The Juilliard Jazz Ensemble is now in its 14th season led by newly appointed Director and alumnus Wynton Marsalis.