Media

Recordings

The Nashville Symphony's discography ranges from repertoire by Beethoven and Berstein to
ground-breaking collaborations with Béla Fleck and Ben Folds. To date, our recordings have earned
20 GRAMMY® nominations and 11 GRAMMY® Awards. Learn more below.

Jennifer Higdon - All Things Majestic

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, condcutor | James Button, oboe | Roberto Diaz, viola

TRACK LISTING
Viola Concerto | Oboe Concert | All Things Majestic

(Naxos, 2016)

Download | Buy CD | Stream

 

Richard Danielpour - Songs of Solitude / War Songs

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Thomas Hampson, baritone

TRACK LISTING
Songs of Solitude | War Songs
Toward the Splendid City

(Naxos, 2016)

Download | Buy CD

 

Michael Daugherty - Tales of Hemingway

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Zuill Bailey, cello | Paul Jacobs, organ

TRACK LISTING
Tales of Hemingway | American Gothic
Once Upon A Castle

(Naxos, 2016)

GRAMMY® Awards: Best Classical Compendium, Best Instrumental Solo, Best Contemporary Classical Composition

Download | Buy CD

 

Ben Folds - So There

PERFORMERS
Ben Folds | yMusic
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
 
TRACK LISTING
8 chamber rock songs with yMusic
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
 
(New West Records, 2015)
 
 

Live From Music City: The Best of Giancarlo Guerrero and the Nashville Symphony

Highlights of Nashville Symphony recordings from 2007 to 2013, including selections from:
Michael Daugherty - Metropolis Symphony
Astor Piazzolla - Bandoneón Concerto "Aconcagua"
Roberto Sierra - Sinfonía No. 4
Richard Danielpour - Darkness in the Ancient Valley
Stephen Paulus - Three Places of Enlightenment
 
(Naxos, 2015)
 
 

Richard Danielpour - Ancient Voices

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Hila Plitmann, soprano
 
TRACK LISTING
Darkness in the Ancient Valley
Toward a Season of Peace (recorded with Pacific Symphony)
 
(Naxos, 2015)
 
 

Joan Tower - Violin Concerto

PEFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
 
TRACK LISTING
Stroke  |  Violin Concerto  |  Chamber Dance
 
(Naxos, 2015)
 
GRAMMY® nominee: Best Contemporary Classical Composition
 
 

Stephen Paulus - Three Places of Enlightenment

PERFOMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Jun Iwasaki, violin | Carolyn Wann Bailey, violin
Daniel Reinker, viola | Anthony LaMarchina, cello
Nathan Laube, organ
 
TRACK LISTING
Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra, "Three Places of Enlightenment"
Veil of Tears | Grand Organ Concerto
 
(Naxos, 2014)
 
GRAMMY® Award: Best Classical Compendium
 
 
 

Roberto Sierra - Sinfonía No. 4

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
 
TRACK LISTING
Fandangos | Sinfonia No. 4 | Carnaval
 
(Naxos, 2013)
 
GRAMMY® nominee: Best Contemporary
Classical Composition
 
 

Richard Danielpour - Darkness in the Ancient Valley

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Angela Brown, soprano | Hila Plitmann, soprano
 
TRACK LISTING
Darkness in the Ancient Valley
Lacrimae Beati | A Woman’s Life
 
(Naxos, 2013)
 
 

Béla Fleck - The Impostor

PERFORMERS
Béla Fleck
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
 
TRACK LISTING
“The Impostor” Concerto for Banjo & Orchestra
“Night Flight Over Water” Quintet for Banjo & String Quartet (with Brooklyn Rider)
 
(Decca/Deutsch Grammophon, 2013)
 
 

Joseph Schwantner - Chasing Light…

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Christopher Lamb, percussion
 
TRACK LISTING
Chasing Light...
Morning’s Embrace
Percussion Concerto
 
(Naxos, 2011)
 
GRAMMY® winner: Best Classical Instrumental Solo
 
 

Astor Piazzolla - Sinfonía Buenos Aires

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Daniel Binelli, bandoneón
Tianwa Yang, violin
 
TRACK LISTING
Sinfonia Buenos Aires | Bandoneón Concerto, “Aconcagua”
Las Cuatros Estaciones Porteñas (The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires)
 
(Naxos, 2010)
 
 

Michael Daugherty - Metropolis Symphony

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Mary Kathryn Van Osdale, violin
Erik Gratton, flute | Ann Richards, flute
Terrence Wilson, piano
 
TRACK LISTING
Metropolis Symphony | Deus ex Machina
 
(Naxos, 2009)
 
GRAMMY® winner: Best Orchestral Performance | Best Classical Contemporary Composition | Best Engineered Album, Classical
GRAMMY® nominee: Best Classical Album | Best Instrumental Soloist with an Orchestra
 
 

Riders In The Sky - ‘Lassoed Live’ at the Schermerhorn

PERFORMERS
Riders In The Sky
Nashville Symphony | Kelly Corcoran, conductor
 
TRACK LISTING
Ride Cowboy Ride | Cool Water
Yellow Rose of Texas | South of the Border
(Ghost) Riders in the Sky | Tumbling Tumbleweeds
& more
 
(Nashville Symphony/New Frontier Management, 2009)
 
 

Maurice Ravel - L’Enfant et les Sortilèges

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Alastair Willis, conductor
Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano
Members of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Members of the Nashville Symphony Chorus
Chattanooga Boys Choir
 
TRACK LISTING
L’Enfant et les Sortilèges
Shéhérazade
 
(Naxos, 2009)
 
GRAMMY® nominee: Best Classical Album
 
 

Abraham Lincoln Portraits

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Barry Scott, narrator | Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano
Mary Kathryn Van Osdale, violin
Anthony LaMarchina, cello | Roger Wiesmeyer, piano
Nashville Symphony Chorus | George Mabry, director
 
TRACK LISTING
Ives - Lincoln, the Great Commoner
Persichetti - A Lincoln Address
Harris - Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight
Bacon - Ford’s Theatre: A Few Glimpses of Easter Week, 1865
Gould - Lincoln Legend
McKay - To a Liberator (A Lincoln Tribute)
Turok - Variations on an American Song: Aspects of Lincoln and Liberty
Copland - Lincoln Portrait
 
(Naxos, 2009)
 
 

Gian Carlo Menotti - Amahl & the Night Visitors

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Alastair Willis, conductor
Members of the Nashville Symphony Chorus
George Mabry, Director
Members of the Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe, Director
Plus vocal soloists
 
TRACK LISTING
Amahl & the Night Visitors
My Christmas
 
(Naxos, 2008)
 
 

John Corigliano - A Dylan Thomas Trilogy

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Sir Thomas Allen, baritone | John Tessier, tenor
Ty Jackson, treble
 
TRACK LISTING
A Dylan Thomas Trilogy
 
(Naxos, 2008)
 
 

Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition
Lizst - Piano Concerto No. 1

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Peng Peng, piano
 
TRACK LISTING
Liszt - Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major
Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (compiled and edited by Leonard Slatkin)
John Stafford Smith - The Star-Spangled Banner
 
(Naxos, 2008)
 
 

Joan Tower - Made in America

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Leonard Slatkin, conductor
 
TRACK LISTING
Made in America
Tambor | Concerto for Orchestra
 
(Naxos, 2007)
 
GRAMMY® winner: Best Classical Album | Best Orchestral Performance | Best Classical Contemporary Composition
 
 

Leonard Bernstein - Dybbuk | Fancy Free (complete ballets)

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Andrew Mogrelia, conductor
Mel Ulrich, baritone | Mark Risinger, bass
 
TRACK LISTING
Dybbuk | Fancy Free
 
(Naxos, 2006)
 
 

George and Ira Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward - Porgy & Bess

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | John Mauceri, conductor
Alvy Powell, Porgy | Marquita Lister, Bess
Lester Lynch, Crown | Nicole Cabell, Clara
Robert Mack, Sportin’ Life
Monique McDonald, Serena
Nashville Symphony Chorus
Blair Children’s Chorus
Tennessee State University Band
 
TRACK LISTING
Porgy & Bess - Original 1935 Production Version
 
(Decca, 2006)
 
 

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas Brasileiras

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
Rosana Lamosa, soprano | José Feghali, piano
 
TRACK LISTING
Bachianas Brasileiras (Complete)
 
(Naxos, 2005)
 
 

Morton Gould - Fall River Legend

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
 
TRACK LISTING
Fall River Legend
Jekyll and Hyde Variations
 
(Naxos, 2005)
 
 

Ludwig van Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
Nashville Symphony Chorus
Lori Phillips, soprano | Robynne Redmon, mezzo-soprano
James Taylor, tenor |Jay Baylon, bass-baritone
 
TRACK LISTING
Missa Solemnis
 
(Naxos, 2004)
 
 

Elliott Carter - Symphony No. 1

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
Mark Wait, piano
 
TRACK LISTING
Holiday Overture | Symphony No. 1
Piano Concerto
 
(Naxos, 2004)
 
GRAMMY® nominee: Best Classical Album | Best Instrumental Soloist With an Orchestra
 
 

Amy Beach - “Gaelic” Symphony

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
Alan Feinberg, pianist
 
TRACK LISTING
Piano Concerto in C sharp minor
Symphony in E minor, “Gaelic”
 
(Naxos, 2003)
 
GRAMMY® nominee: Best Instrumental Soloist Performance with Orchestra
 
 

Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
Plus vocal soloists
 
TRACK LISTING
West Side Story
 
(Naxos, 2002)
 
 

George Whitefield Chadwick - Orchestral Works

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
 
TRACK LISTING
Thalia | Melpomene | Euterpe
Angel of Death | Aphrodite
 
(Naxos, 2002)
 
GRAMMY® nominee: Best Engineered Classical Album
 
 

Charles Ives - Symphony No. 2

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
 
TRACK LISTING
Robert Browning Overture | Symphony No. 2
 
(Naxos, 2000)
 
 

Howard Hanson - Orchestral Works, Vol. 1

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
 
TRACK LISTING
Symphony No. 1 in E minor, “Nordic”
“Merry Mount” Suite | Symphonic Poem: Pan and the Priest
Rhythmic Variations of Two Ancient Hymns
 
(Naxos, 2000)