Nashville Symphony Announces Free Community Concerts for 2018

Popular annual concert series showcases orchestra at six area parks

Nashville, Tenn. (April 16, 2018) – The Nashville Symphony has unveiled the schedule for its 2018 Community Concerts series, which will showcase the GRAMMY® Award-winning orchestra performing music by Bernstein, Brahms, Rossini, Rimsky-Korsakov and more at six public parks and greenspaces throughout Middle Tennessee. 

A local summer tradition that annually draws thousands of concertgoers, the Symphony’s community concerts are an integral part of the organization’s mission to make great music accessible to everyone in the region. Admission to all six performances is free of charge.   

The 2018 series returns to Centennial Park on June 7 as part of a special partnership with Musicians Corner. The orchestra will close each performance with John Williams’ Star Wars Main Theme, which was chosen by the public after three rounds of online voting. The complete schedule is listed below: 


7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7
Musicians Corner at Centennial Park

7 p.m. Friday, June 8
Cumberland University, Lebanon

7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9
Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12
Southeast Greenspace, Antioch

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 26
Two Rivers Mansion, Donelson

7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 1
Key Park, Lafayette

The Nashville Symphony’s Community Concert series is made possible in part thanks to co-presenting partners Benefits, Inc. and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and thanks to additional support from Vanderbilt University Human Resources, The Village Fund, The Foundry Chiropractic & Upper Cervical, Friends of Historic Rock Castle and Cumberland University.

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