BONJ To You
On Site Programs
The Baroque Period in music dates from approximately 1600-1750. The orchestra was founded to play the music of composers such as Monteverdi, Purcell, Handel, Telemann, Vivaldi, Bach, and Scarlatti among many others.
The Classical Era dates from approximately 1750-1825. The three major composers were Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. Other composers in the BONJ repertoire include Saint Georges, Salieri, Dittersdorf, and others.
The Romantic Era in music dates approximately from 1800-1920, overlapping the end of the Classical and beginning of the Modern Era including works by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Mahler, and Dvorak.
The Modern Era dates from 1900 to the present. BONJ has performed music of such 20th century composers and living composers such as Amy Reich, Margret Schaefer, Stanley Grill, David Williams, Ting Ho, and Marco Frisina.
BONJ has performed many operas at the annual summer music festival and in collaboration with New Jersey companies. BONJ has also performed at The National Opera Center in New York City.
BONJ has produced several exciting and wonderful music videos incorporating graphics and videos of our concert works.
The orchestra presents several chamber music every season, including the special Chamber Music Celebration at the Summer Music Festival. BONJ artists perform the great chamber music of the 17th through the 21st centuries
Maestro Butts has conducted orchestras and operas around the world. Here he discusses his career and his favorite works.
The Baroque Orchestra Of New Jersey
531 Herrick Drive
Dover, NJ 07801
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