Save the date for our fun Gala – Saturday, April 21, 2018
A magical evening of dining, dancing, and fluttering fans Our Gala Committee is already hard at work planning our popular spring Gala, a festive event sure to entertain and entrance all who attend! Do mark your calendars now and watch for invitations in late winter – Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm Greenacres Country Club, […]Read More
Princeton Festival Artistic Director to adjudicate the 2018 Trinidad & Tobago Music Festival
Richard Tang Yuk is a proud son of the southern Caribbean island of Trinidad and, as in 2012, he will immerse himself in the musical life of his homeland as the adjudicator of the National Championship round of their prestigious biennial country-wide national festival next March. Everyone gets involved in the Trinidad & Tobago Music […]Read More
Opera News reviews our Marriage of Figaro
Our patrons loved it, our area reviewers loved it, and now we know that Opera News loved it, too! Joanne Sydney Lessner’s review of our 2015 production of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) gave props to our “vigorous orchestra, attractive costumes, a gorgeous set, and traditional staging energized by a talented company.” “Under Steven LaCosse’s direction, […]Read More
Announcing our 2016 Season
General and Artistic Director Richard Tang Yuk announced The Princeton Festival’s 2016 season at our Fall FUNraising party and more details were provided in the early November eNews. (Click here to subscribe!) Set to run from June 4th to June 26, our 12th season combines anchor events with bold new directions in programming. “Fans looking […]Read More
2016 Conducting Master Class now open
Check out our Conducting Master Class webpage for this year’s repertoire, description and application procedures! This 8-day program with Maestro Jan Harrington will focus on music of J.S. Bach for chorus and Baroque orchestra. Enrollment is limited to 8 conductors, with no limit for auditors. APPLY NOW Key Dates Notification of acceptances: Beginning on February […]Read More
We had a fabulous FUNraising fête on Sunday, October 26th at the D&R Greenway Land Trust at the Johnson Education Center − palate-pleasing wines and beers from CoolVines, scrumptious cheese and charcuterie from Olsson’s Fine Foods, upbeat bluegrass by the Ocean Country Band … but best of all, a chance for Festival friends, old and […]Read More
NJ State Council on the Arts awards us the “Citation of Excellence” … again!
We are so grateful and proud to be awarded the New Jersey State Council on the Arts’ Citation of Excellence, “the highest possible assessment of [our] Council grant applications by esteemed, independent panels of [our] peers” for the second consecutive year. We are thrilled with this endorsement of our efforts to delight, stimulate and enrich our audiences through a […]Read More
We couldn’t have done it without you! Whether you’re an event patron, a donor, a grantor, an artist, a volunteer, a Guild member, a housing host, an advertiser, or simply a music lover, we gratefully thank you for supporting our mission of bringing you high quality live performances in a festival of wide-ranging genres! Our […]Read More
Spelling Bee playing to full houses!
Reviews for our musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, are starting to come in and they’re great! “The acting was superb by all…. There was also some wonderful choreography…. This is definitely a performance worth seeing.” – shutterbuggeek for Princeton Found The show is presented in a 90-seat black box theater where you’re […]Read More