News Releases


October 5, 2022
Nashville Symphony Kicks Off the Jazz Series with Ledisi Sings Nina

September 21, 2022
Nashville Symphony Kicks Off Family Series with Dr. FREAKuency’s Major Monster Bash on October 22

August 23, 2022
Nashville Symphony Launches New “Music in My Neighborhood” Community Initiative

August 22, 2022
Multi-Platinum Trio Lady A to Receive Nashville Symphony Harmony Award

August 17, 2022
Nashville Symphony promotes Nathan Aspinall to Associate Conductor

August 16,2022 
Nashville Symphony Hosts the World Premiere of Julia Wolfe’s Her Story as Part of Trailblazing Women

August 9, 2022
Nashville Symphony Kicks Opens New Concert Season with Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony

July 21, 2022
Nashville Symphony Announces Tonya McBride Robles as new Chief Operating Officer

January 27, 2022
Nashville Symphony to Receive $150,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts as part of the American Rescue Plan


December 23, 2021
Annual Let Freedom Sing Concert Returns in January

September 22, 2021
Nashville Symphony Celebrates 75th Anniversary with a Fundraising Concert Featuring Violinist Itzhak Perlman

September 2, 2021
Nashville Symphony Announces New Health & Safety Protocols for the Schermerhorn Symphony Center

July 27, 2021
Nashville Symphony and AFM Local 257 Ratify Post-Pandemic Orchestra Contract

July 1, 2021
New and Rescheduled Concerts Added to Nashville Symphony’s 2021/22 Season

May 19, 2021
Nashville Symphony Announces Return, Unveils 75th Anniversary Season

March 29, 2021
Nashville Symphony Announces Symphony Fashion Show 2021 

February 15, 2021
Nashville Symphony, TPAC announce two-year partnership with HCA Healthcare/TriStar Health to guide safe return to live performances 

January 26, 2021
Grant Awarded to Nashville Symphony by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee 


December 6, 2019
Nashville Symphony Announces Boudleaux & Felice Bryant Centennial Celebration on February 13, 2020

December 4, 2019
Nashville Symphony's Annual Let Freedom Sing Concert Announced

October 23, 2019
Concert Update: Trace Adkins, Tracy Lawrence, Victoria Shaw and Sara Evans Added as Special Guests for Nashville Symphony’s Tribute to Don Williams on Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

October 14, 2019
Kelsea Ballerini to Receive Nashville Symphony Harmony Award

September 23, 2019
Nashville Symphony Announces Lineup for Free Chamber Music Series

September 19, 2019
Nashville Symphony Presents Fascinating Exploration of Shostakovich’s Fourth Symphony on September 27-28

September 18, 2019
Nashville Symphony Announces Free Fall Concerts

September 5, 2019
Nashville Symphony Opens New Concert Season with Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

August 12, 2019
Nashville Symphony Names Zang Toi Featured Designer for 15th Anniversary Symphony Fashion Show

August 9, 2019
Nashville Symphony Welcomes Six Local Students to Accelerando Music Education Initiative

August 5, 2019
Nashville Symphony Welcomes Five Rising Composers to Music City Next Month for the Third Composer Lab & Workshop

July 25, 2019
Nathan Aspinall Named Nashville Symphony Assistant Conductor

May 30, 2019
RECAP: Students from Nashville Symphony’s Accelerando Program Perform Year-End Recital

May 22, 2019
Nashville Symphony, Nashville Ballet Team Up for Multimedia Presentation of Carmina Burana on May 31 – June 3

May 2, 2019
Nashville Symphony Closes 2018/19 Classical Series with Messiaen’s Masterful Turangalîla-Symphonie 

April 18, 2019
Rachmaninoff’s Virtuosic Third Piano Concerto Headlines Nashville Symphony Performances on May 2-4

April 12, 2019
Kevin Bate Awarded Principal Cello for Nashville Symphony

April 9, 2019
Titus Underwood Awarded Principal Oboe for Nashville Symphony

March 25, 2019
Nashville Symphony Releases Lineup for 2019 Community Concerts

March 13, 2019
Enrico Lopez-Yañez Named Principal Pops Conductor of the Nashville Symphony

March 7, 2019
Nashville Symphony Announces 2019 Curb Concerto Competition Winners

February 8, 2019
Nashville Symphony Unveils 2019/2020 Lineup; Season Tickets Now Available

January 8, 2019
Lauren Alaina Named Featured Entertainer for 2019 Symphony Fashion Show


November 27, 2018
Students Encouraged to Apply for the Nashville Symphony’s Curb Concerto Competition

November 15, 2018
Nashville Symphony Announces Wes Gordon as Featured Designer for 2019 Symphony Fashion Show

October 15, 2018
Nashville Symphony’s Maribeth Stahl Selected for League of American Orchestras’ Emerging Leaders Program

October 8, 2018
Nashville Symphony Unveils Lineup for Free Day of Music 2018

September 14, 2018
Toby Keith to Receive Nashville Symphony’s 2018 Harmony Award

August 30, 2018
Nashville Symphony Extends Contract for Assistant Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez

August 22, 2018
Nashville Symphony Opens 2018/19 Season with Sculpture Unveiling and Bernstein Centennial Celebration

August 20, 2018
Nashville Symphony Announces Free Chamber Music Series Lineup

August 10, 2018
Nashville Symphony Announces 13th Annual Free Day of Music

August 3, 2018
Nashville Symphony Welcomes Seven Local Students to  Accelerando Music Education Initiative

July 8, 2918
Nashville Symphony and AFM Local 257 Ratify New Orchestra Contract

June 15, 2018
RECAP: Students from Nashville Symphony’s Accelerando Program Perform Year-End Recital

April 16, 2018
Nashville Symphony Announces Free Community Concerts for 2018

March 20, 2018
Nashville Symphony Announces 2018 Curb Concerto Competition Winners

March 1, 2018
Violins of Hope Nashville Brings 30-Plus Events to the Middle Tennessee Community This Spring

February 7, 2018
Nashville Symphony Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

January 29, 2018
Nashville Symphony Announces 2018/19 Season Lineup



November 27, 2017
Nashville Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Annual Curb Concerto Competition

November 16, 2017
Nashville Symphony Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero Appointed Principal Guest Conductor of Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon

October 31, 2017
Nashville Symphony Releases Schedule for Free Chamber Music Series

October 23, 2017
Nashville Symphony Now Accepting Applications for Accelerando Music Education Program

October 11, 2017
Designer Jason Wu & Little Big Town to Headline 2018 Symphony Fashion Show

September 20, 2017
Nashville Symphony’s Second Composer Lab and Workshop Brings Four Emerging Composers to Nashville 

September 13, 2017
Steven Tyler to Receive Nashville Symphony’s 2017 Harmony Award

September 12, 2017
Landmark Community-Wide Partnership Brings the Violins of Hope to Nashville in 2018

September 11, 2017
Nashville Symphony Concert Announcement: Star Wars: A New Hope Live in Concert

August 18, 2017
Nashville Symphony, 91Classical Team Up for Live Broadcast of John Williams' September 9 Performance at the Schermerhorn

July 24, 2017
Nashville Symphony Names Enrico Lopez-Yañez Assistant Conductor

July 17, 2017
Vice President Joe Biden to Appear at Schermerhorn Symphony Center on November 19 in Support of His Memoir

June 14, 2017
Press Recap: Students from Nashville Symphony Accelerando Program Perform Year-End Recital

June 09, 2017
Nashville Symphony Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero to Lead Wrocław Philharmonic in Poland

May 09, 2017
Nashville Symphony to Receive Innovation Grant from the League of American Orchestras' American Orchestras' Futures Fund

May 08, 2017
Nashville Symphony Welcomes Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer John Harbison for Live-in-Concert Recording of His Requiem

April 07, 2017
Nashville Symphony Announces Free Community Concerts for 2017

April 03, 2017
Nashville Symphony Associate Conductor Vinay Parameswaran Named Assistant Conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra

February 28, 2017
Nashville Symphony Announces 2017 Curb Concerto Competition Winners

February 24, 2017
Nashville Symphony Competing in 2017 Brackets For Good Tournament

February 08, 2017
Nashville Symphony Now Accepting Submissions for 2nd Annual Composer Lab & Workshop

January 30, 2017
Nashville Symphony Announces 2017/18 Season

January 12, 2017
GRAMMY® Nominee Kelsea Ballerini Named Featured Entertainer for 2017 Symphony Fashion Show



December 14, 2016
Nashville Symphony Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

December 13, 2016
Tucker Biddlecombe Named Director of Nashville Symphony Chorus

December 07, 2016
Nashville Symphony's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Announced for January 22

December 01, 2016
Students Invited to Apply for Two Nashville Symphony Education Programs

November 29, 2016
Zac Posen Named Featured Designer for 2017 Symphony Fashion Show

October 26, 2016
Béla Fleck Named Nashville Symphony's 2016 Harmony Award Winner

September 19, 2016
Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero Commits to Nashville Symphony Through 2025

September 13, 2016
Nashville Symphony Celebrates Third Consecutive Record-Breaking Season

August 31, 2016
Nashville Symphony's Free Day of Music Set for October 22

August 23, 2016
Nashville Symphony Names Six Students to Inaugural Class of Accelerando Program

July 21, 2016
Single Tickets for Nashville Symphony's Milestone 2016/17 Season Go on Sale to the Public July 22

July 06, 2016
Nashville Symphony Celebrates Ten Years at the Schermerhorn

May 10, 2016
Nashville Symphony Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Grant

April 29, 2016
Nashville Symphony and AFM Local 257 Musicians Ratify New Contract

March 30, 2016
Sara Evans Named Featured Entertainer for Star-Studded 2016 Symphony Fashion Show

March 28, 2016
Tucker Biddlecombe Named Interim Director of Nashville Symphony Chorus

March 11, 2016
Nashville Symphony Announces Winners of 2016 Curb Concerto Competition

February 08, 2016
Nashville Symphony Announces Tenth Anniversary Season at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

January 12, 2016
$959,000 Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awarded to Nashville Symphony's Accelerando Program



December 17, 2015
Nashville Symphony Invites Students & Families to Learn About New Accelerando Music Education Program

December 03, 2015
Carolina Herrera Named Featured Designer for 2016 Symphony Fashion Show

November 12, 2015
Nashville Symphony Improves Operating Results for Third Consecutive Year

October 30, 2015
Gabriella Smith Named First-Ever Nashville Symphony Composer Lab & Workshop Fellow

September 28, 2015
Nashville Symphony and Community Partners Announce Groundbreaking New Music Education Initiative

September 21, 2015
Nashville Symphony to Host Five Emerging American Composer at Inaugural Composer Lab and Workshop October 5-7

September 03, 2015
Miranda Lambert Named Nashville Symphony's 2015 Harmony Award Winner

August 20, 2015
Nashville Symphony Announces 10th Annual Free Day of Music

August 19, 2015
Nashville Symphony Promotes Vinay Parameswaran to Associate Conductor

August 13, 2015
Nashville Symphony Celebrates Another Record-Setting Season

August 04, 2015
Nashville Symphony Names Marye Walker Lewis Chief Financial Officer

June 19, 2015
Nashville Symphony Announces Partnership with Ticketmaster

April 15, 2015
Mandy Barnett to Headline 2015 Nashville Symphony Fashion Show

March 23, 2015
Nashville Symphony Announces Winners of 2015 Curb Concerto Competition

March 20, 2015
Nashville Symphony Announces Inaugural Composer Lab & Workshop

January 28, 2015
Nashville Symphony Names Steven Brosvik Chief Operating Officer

January 23, 2015
2015 Nashville Symphony Fashion Show to Feature Fall Collection of Italian Designer Brunello Cucinelli

January 20, 2015
Nashville Symphony Unveils Blockbuster 2015/16 Season

January 14, 2015
Nashville Symphony Announces Annual Curb Concerto Competition


December 02, 2010
Nashville Symphony recordings earn a total of five GRAMMY® nominations

December 01, 2010
Nashville Symphony competes for Pepsi Refresh funding in December

November 22, 2010
Prestigious Symphony Ball Community Awards Announced

November 16, 2010
Rob Bironas Presents Major Gift to the Nashville Symphony

October 19, 2010
Nashville Symphony to record Nov. 4-6 concert for future release

October 05, 2010
Itzhak Perlman to join Nashville Symphony for grand reopening of Schermerhorn Symphony Center on New Year's Eve

September 24, 2010
KHS America donates 24 instruments to the Nashville Symphony

September 22, 2010
Nashville Symphony Announces New Board Members

September 13, 2010
Ben Folds to perform benefit for Nashville Symphony

September 10, 2010
Nashville Symphony celebrates Argentine tango master Astor Piazzolla on its latest release

September 09, 2010
Music Rising, Administered by the Gibson Foundation, Donates $25,000 to Nashville Symphony's Music Program for Children

July 26, 2010
Fashion Duo MARCHESA to be featured at 2011 Symphony Spring Fashion Show on April 26, 2011

July 16, 2010
Updated: Nashville Symphony Announces Venue and Programming Updates for 2010/11 Season

July 12, 2010
Nashville Symphony Conductor Kelly Corcoran Extends Contract, Receives New Title

July 07, 2010
Nashville Symphony Receives First Petting Zoo Instrument After Nashville's Historic Flood

June 23, 2010
Nashville Symphony Estimates Overall Flood Cost at Schermerhorn Symphony Center to exceed $40 Million

June 21, 2010
Naxos of America Launches Fundraising Effort to "Help Nashville Symphony Rebuild its Home"

June 18, 2010
Nashville Symphony Musicians Agree to Wage Freeze, Extend Pact

June 03, 2010
Nashville Symphony's 2009/10 SunTrust Classical Series To Be Broadcast Weekly on Nashville Public Radio

May 18, 2010
Nashville Symphony to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2012

May 06, 2010
Nashville Symphony Successfully Relocates May Concerts, Gears up for Friday Night's FREE OUTDOOR Concert at Metro Courthouse

April 22, 2010
Nashville Symphony Receives $90,000 in NEA Grants To Support Education Outreach and a New Recording Project

April 07, 2010
Andrea Dillenburg of Nashville Ballet Accepts Top Development Position with Nashville Symphony

March 22, 2010
Little Big Town to Appear as Musical Guest at Nashville Symphony Fashion Show

March 11, 2010
Jackson & Perkins to Honor Nashville Symphony With New "Crescendo" Rose

February 18, 2010
World-Renowned Conductors Set to Lead Nashville Symphony in Back-to-Back Weekends

February 17, 2010
GRAMMY®-winning Vocalist Kurt Elling Is Final Addition To 2010/11 Nashville Symphony Jazz Series

January 06, 2010
Susan W. Plageman, NSO Vice President of External Affairs, Accepts Top Development Position with Cincinnati Symphony