Patti LuPone
Patti LuPone
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, under the guidance of music director Jacques Lacombe, has announced its 2012-2013 season, which will take place in various venues throughout the state.

The season opens September 28 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark with a concert featuring pianist Jean Yves-Thibaduet playing selections by George Gershwin and Duke Ellington, among others.

Highlights of the season include a NJSO Pops holiday concert with Marvin Hamlisch and singer Mark J. McVey (December 15-16); a guest appearance by cellist Yo-Yo Ma (January 10); performances with The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (January 25-27); a performance of Verdi's La Traviata with Opera New Jersey (February 1, 8); and a NJSO Pops concert with Tony Award winner Patti LuPone (June 1-2).

For tickets and information, visit www.njsymphjony.org.