New and Rescheduled Concerts Added to Nashville Symphony’s 2021/22 Season

Rescheduled Concerts  

Nas with the Nashville Symphony – September 12, 2021 

Terry Virts | View From Above – September 26, 2021 

The Music of Pink Floyd with the Nashville Symphony – October 8, 2021 

The Hot Sardines  October 24, 2021 

Jennifer Nettles with the Nashville Symphony – Broadway Under the Mistletoe  November 30 & December 1, 2021 

Yolanda Adams with the Nashville Symphony – A Gospel Mother’s Day – May 8, 2022 

Bernadette Peters with the Nashville Symphony – June 22, 2022 

New Concerts Added 

Beethoven Under the Stars with the Nashville Symphony – September 11, 2021 

The Princess Bride In Concert with the Nashville Symphony – October 29 & 30, 2021 

The following rescheduled and newly announced concerts have been added to the Nashville Symphony’s concert calendar. Patrons who already have tickets to rescheduled concerts can click here to log in and access their tickets.  

All tickets are now contactless digital tickets accessed from a mobile device. Click here to learn how to access mobile tickets. 

Ascend Amphitheater 

Beethoven Under the Stars with the Nashville Symphony 
7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021 

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 

Bring the family and get ready for a spectacular night of music under the stars as Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero and your Nashville Symphony perform some of most awe-inspiring music ever written. Now 200 years old, Beethoven’s Fifth continues to inspire us today with its message of triumph over adversity. 

Tickets on sale to the public July 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Learn more here. 

Ascend Amphitheater 

Nas with the Nashville Symphony  
7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 12, 2021 

It’s a history-making evening as legendary rapper Nas joins your Nashville Symphony for one night only at Ascend Amphitheater. Starting with 1994’s Illmatic, this gifted poet, political firebrand and tongue-twisting genius has released a string of classic albums, cementing his status as one of the most important artists of his generation. Be there as he performs fan favorites accompanied by the epic sound of the full orchestra. 

Hits include: If I Ruled the World | N.Y. State of Mind | The Message | The World Is Yours | Hate Me Now | Nas Is Like 

Tickets now on sale. Learn more here. 


Terry Virts | View From Above 
7:00 p.m. Sunday, September 26, 2022 

Step back — about 220 miles from Earth — and experience our planet from a new perspective. Gain a deeper understanding of our planet’s beauty, climate and place in the universe from former International Space Station Commander Terry Virts, who took hours of video and hundreds of thousands of still images from the station’s 360-degree viewing module. 

Tickets now on sale. Learn more here. 

Presented without orchestra  

Special Event 

The Music of Pink Floyd with the Nashville Symphony 
8:00 p.m. Friday, October 8, 2021 

In this musical and visual spectacle, a rock band joins your Nashville Symphony to celebrate one of the greatest rock bands of all time. This two-hour-plus concert will highlight Pink Floyd’s iconic songs, with the orchestra capturing their distinctive, ethereal sound as never before. Enjoy favorites like: 

Money | Time | Us and Them | Wish You Were Here | Another Brick in the Wall | Comfortably Numb | and many more 

Tickets now on sale. Learn more here. 


The Hot Sardines 
8:00 p.m. Sunday, October 24, 2021 

Formed over a mutual love of Fats Waller, Dinah Washington, Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday, New York City’s The Hot Sardines bring a contemporary flair to classic jazz. This vivacious ensemble offers a singular mix of standards and modern-day hits, all brought to life with brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies and the lilting vocals of chanteuse Elizabeth Bougerol. 

Tickets now on sale. Learn more here. 

Presented without orchestra 

Special Event 

The Princess Bride In Concert with the Nashville Symphony 
7:00 p.m. Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30, 2021 

Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles... Experience this all-time favorite as never before, with the Nashville Symphony performing the musical score live! 

Directed by Rob Reiner, The Princess Bride features an all-star cast including Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Wallace Shawn, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Billy Crystal, Carol Kane, Christopher Guest, Fred Savage and André the Giant.  

The great Peter Falk narrates this romantic tale of the beautiful maiden, Buttercup, and her one true love, a young farmhand named Westley. After he’s captured by a ruthless pirate and presumed dead, Buttercup’s unhappy marriage to the horrible Prince Humperdinck seems inevitable. But before the wedding can take place, she’s kidnapped by three outlaws and it’s up to a mysterious Man in Black to come to her rescue…    

Now for the first time, composer Mark Knopfler’s unforgettable score has been specially arranged for symphony orchestra.  Missing this cinematic concert experience would be inconceivable!  

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Tickets on sale to the public July 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Learn more here.  

HCA TriStar Health Legends of Music Series 

Jennifer Nettles with the Nashville Symphony – Broadway Under the Mistletoe 
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 30 & Wednesday, December 1, 2021 

Jennifer Nettles returns for a night of holiday favorites and Broadway hits with your Nashville Symphony. Leading with her powerhouse vocals and vivacious energy, this dynamic entertainer recently released Always Like New, a collection of Broadway tunes reimagined as only she can do. 

Nettles makes up one-half of the multi-Platinum duo Sugarland alongside Kristian Bush. In 2019, she received the Human Rights Campaign’s Ally for Equality Award and the Artist Impact Award from Lincoln Center, for her stellar career in music and strong commitment to philanthropy. She made her Broadway debut in 2015 as Roxy Hart in the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking musical Chicago and starred as Donna in the Hollywood Bowl’s summer production of Mamma Mia! 

Tickets on sale to the public July 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Learn more here. 

Special Event 

Yolanda Adams with the Nashville Symphony – A Gospel Mother’s Day 
7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 2022 

The First Lady of Modern Gospel makes her Nashville headlining debut at this special Mother’s Day appearance with your Nashville Symphony and a full gospel choir drawn from several Nashville-area ensembles. Treat Mom to an inspiring night out as this multiple GRAMMY®-winner showcases her powerful voice and singular sound blending gospel, soul and jazz. 

Tickets now on sale. Learn more here.  

Special Event 

Bernadette Peters with the Nashville Symphony 
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2022 

Joined by your Nashville Symphony, the Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen will sing from her extensive songbook of Broadway hits – including gems from Rodgers and Hammerstein, Sondheim and more – during a magical performance tailor-made for the acoustics of Schermerhorn Symphony Center. This concert will open with the Nashville Symphony performing a selection of beloved Broadway overtures and more. 

Tickets now on sale. Learn more here.