LIVINGSTON, NJ - Opera and classical music lovers alike have the rare opportunity to experience the brilliance of a Metropolitan Opera Tenor in an easily accessible, affordable venue on Saturday, November 8, at 7:30 pm.

Featured in this season opening Livingston Symphony Orchestra Concert is Wagnerian Tenor Adam Laurence Herskowitz. A Livingston native with a masters in vocal performance from the Manhattan School of Music, Adam has been the recipient of the prestigious Robert Lauch Award from the Wagner Society of New York and performed the lead roles of Canio in Pagliacci and Calaf  in Turandot  for opera companies in NJ,  Toledo and Minnesota . Mr Herskowitz is  

in his fourth consecutive season with the Metropolitan Opera;  several of his roles can be seen on the Met’s Live in HD Broadcasts .

In addition to performing with Adam Herskowitz, the Livingston Symphony is also privileged to be under the baton of its first guest conductor of this five concert season, Louis  A. Kosma.  Mr. Kosma conducts the Vermont Philharmonic  Orchestra and previously was a bassist  for the Metropolitan Opera.   He has programmed an exciting evening which highlights Adam Herskowitz ‘ performance of beloved arias  from Aida and Pagliacci with the orchestra.  The concert also include’s Wagner’s splendid ”Rienzi Overture”, Vaughn Williams uniquely passionate “Concerto Grosso for Strings” and Dvorak’s beautifully melodic “ Symphony No. 8."
 
With a rich fifty year history, The Livingston symphony carries on its mission  of bringing  live classical music to the Livingston community and beyond.  The professional level  orchestra accompanied the Pope’s Choir in their debut American tour, and  has performed in venues including St Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC and Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center.  The Livingston Symphony’s Season Opening November 8 concert is to be held at Livingston High School, 30 Robert Harp Drive, Livingston NJ.  Admission  is $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and free for children 12 years or younger accompanied by an adult.  Tickets are available at the door or by calling 973-980-1809. For more information on the concert or the orchestra, please visit www.lsonj.org.