Concert Calendar

Crescendo Club Event

Nashville Symphony Crescendo Club & City Winery Present: Wine & Woodwinds

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

2/19

Wednesday6:00 PM

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Enjoy a musical wine tasting featuring members of your Nashville Symphony and curated pairings chosen by City Winery’s winemaker, Robert Kowal, in collaboration with our musicians. Tickets are $50 for members of the general public, and $40 for members of the Nashville Symphony Crescendo Club. Proceeds support the Nashville Symphony’s educational and artistic mission.

PERFORMERS
Titus Underwood, oboe | Katherine Kohler, clarinet | Julia Harguindey, bassoon

LOCATION
City Winery Nashville
609 Lafayette St, Nashville, TN 37203

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Classical Series

Beethoven’s Birthday Bash

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

2/20

Thursday7:00 PM

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2/21

Friday8:00 PM

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2/22

Saturday8:00 PM

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2/23

Sunday2:00 PM

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PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Barry Douglas, piano

PROGRAM
Beethoven – Leonore Overture No. 3
Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven – Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”


It’s Beethoven’s 250th birthday in 2020, and we’re throwing a musical celebration! Put on your party clothes, and get ready to enjoy some of the most remarkable music ever written in the history of humankind. From its opening notes, Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony is a work of ambition, energy and heroic proportions — a piece so paradigm-shifting that listeners didn’t even know what to make of it in Beethoven’s day. Experience this landmark symphony in all its epic grandeur with your GRAMMY®-winning Nashville Symphony in the stunning setting of Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

World-renowned Irish pianist Barry Douglas joins the orchestra for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1, a groundbreaking piece in its own right, overflowing with lyrical passages, striking contrasts and music so enthralling you’ll be on your feet.


Celebrate Beethoven’s birthday with complimentary pastries from Café Intermezzo before the show in the Main Lobby!
Arrive early; while supplies last.


Come early and learn more about the music at our Classical Conversations with Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero, taking place one hour before the concert in the Balcony Lobby.

Following the concert on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening, Maestro Guerrero will lead an informal Q&A at the back of the concert hall, on the Orchestra Level. Please note that the Q&A will not take place following the Sunday, February 23, performance.

The Schermerhorn box office will open at 11:00am on Sunday, February 23. Questions? Email: tickets@nashvillesymphony.org 

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Blakeford Jazz Series

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Bill Charlap

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

2/28

Friday8:00 PM

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GRAMMY® and Tony Award-winning vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater puts her unique spin on standards and jazz classics. This fearless voyager, explorer, pioneer and keeper of tradition will be joined by Bill Charlap, one of today’s leading jazz pianists. Together, for one very special evening, they’ll explore a wide range of material with impeccable style, skill and sensitivity.

 

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Classical Series

Appalachian Spring

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/6

Friday8:00 PM

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3/7

Saturday8:00 PM

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PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Paul Jenkins, trombone | Derek Hawkes, trombone | Steven Brown, bass trombone | Gilbert Long, tuba

PROGRAM
Hovhaness – Symphony No. 2, “Mysterious Mountain”
Villa-Lobos – Bachianas Brasilieras No. 2, “The Little Train of the Caipira”
Jennifer Higdon – Low Brass Concerto  Live Recording

Copland – Appalachian Spring: Suite


Come early and learn more about the music at our Classical Conversations with Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero, taking place one hour before the concert in the Balcony Lobby.

Following the concert on Friday evening, Maestro Guerrero will lead an informal Q&A at the back of the concert hall, on the Orchestra Level. Please note that the Q&A will not happen on Saturday, March 7, due to a recording session immediately following the performance.

 

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Presentation

Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/8

Sunday7:30 PM

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Be there as American Idol winner Ruben Studdard pays tribute to one of his idols, showcasing his extraordinary vocals on selections from Luther Vandross’ legendary career during a performance that re-creates the wardrobes, lighting and production elements that made Luther’s concerts so memorable. Hits include:

Never Too Much | Always and Forever | Dance with My Father | I’d Rather | A House Is Not a Home | Power of Love | Here and Now | Don’t Want to Be a Fool | Stop to Love | & many more

Presented without orchestra

 

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FirstBank Pops Series

Celtic Journey with the Nashville Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/12

Thursday7:00 PM

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3/13

Friday8:00 PM

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3/14

Saturday8:00 PM

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PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Enrico Lopez-Yañez, conductor | Celtic Journey

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day Early With Us Take a trip to the Emerald Isle at this musical extravaganza celebrating all things Irish, with beloved tunes, lively dancing and authentic instruments, plus your Nashville Symphony. Your guide for the evening is legendary Irish raconteur Tomáseen Foley, who will bring Ireland’s rich history vividly to life through story and song. Enjoy a show-stopping dance-off and so much more, including these Celtic favorites. 

  • The Last Rose of Summer
  • Thousands Are Sailing
  • Whiskey in the Jar
  • Marie’s Wedding
  • Galway Bay
  • Danny Boy

Come Early for the St. Paddy’s Party in the Main Lobby.
We’ll get you in the mood for an extra-special St. Patrick’s Day celebration:

  • Southern Academy of Irish Dance perform 6-6:45 pm on March 12 and 7-7:45 pm on March 13 & 14
  • Guinness Beer and Jameson Irish Whiskey for sale at the Main Lobby bars
  • Spectacular emerald-green lighting
  • A festive St. Paddy's day mood!

 

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Family Series

The Gold Rush: An American Musical Adventure

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/14

Saturday11:00 AM

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PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Enrico Lopez-Yañez, conductor

Race across America with Rico the Roughrider and stake a claim for gold in the Wild West! Outwit outlaws and befriend buffalo as you discover the sounds of American music by Copland, Sousa, Grofé, Elmer Bernstein and more.

PROGRAM
Anderson - Fiddle Faddle
Copland - Hoe-down from Rodeo 

Arr. J. David Beasley - “She’ll Be Coming Around the Mountain”
Rossini - William Tell Overture
Grofé - On the Trail from Grand Canyon Suite 
E. Bernstein - Magnificent Seven Theme
Dvořák- Slavonic Dance Op. 46, No.1 
Copland- Variations on a Shaker Melody 
Sousa - Washington Post March
Bennett - Celebration 


Starting at 10 am, show up early for fun, family-friendly pre-concert activities, including our Instrument Petting Zoo, crafts, a book nook, and much more. 

This sensory-friendly concert offers a relaxed atmosphere for patrons of all ages, including accommodations for people on the autism spectrum and people with sensory sensitivities. Learn more.

American Sign Language interpretation provided by Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Captioning provided by Tennessee Captioning.

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Presentation

Jonny Lang

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/15

Sunday7:30 PM

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With special guests The Gary Douglas Band

Over the course of two decades, Jonny Lang has built a remarkable career on his soulful vocals, impressive guitar chops and a singular style that brings together deep blues, gospel, R&B and rock. This seasoned artist returns to perform fan favorites from his string of beloved albums, including his 1997 debut Lie to Me, 2006’s GRAMMY®-winning Turn Around, and his latest, politically informed LP, Signs.

Presented without orchestra 

The Schermerhorn box office will open at 4:30 pm on Sunday, March 15. Questions, email: tickets@nashvillesymphony.org

 

 

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Classical Series

Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/19

Thursday7:00 PM

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3/20

Friday8:00 PM

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3/21

Saturday8:00 PM

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PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Jessica Rivera, soprano | Andrew Garland, baritone | Nashville Symphony Chorus | Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus director

PROGRAM
Beethoven – Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale”
Gabriela Lena Frank – Conquest Requiem  Live Recording


Come early and learn more about the music at our Classical Conversations with Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero, taking place one hour before the concert in the Balcony Lobby.

Following the concert on Thursday and Friday evening, Maestro Guerrero will lead an informal Q&A at the back of the concert hall, on the Orchestra Level. Please note that the Q&A will not happen on Saturday, March 21, due to a recording session immediately following the performance.

 

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Presentation

Kool & the Gang

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/22

Sunday7:30 PM

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Be there as Kool & The Gang showcase their trademark blend of soul, funk, jazz, rock and pop in their first Nashville appearance in nearly a decade. Formed 50 years ago by brothers Robert and Ronald Bell, these spectacular GRAMMY®-winning musicians have performed together continuously longer than any other group in R&B history. Get ready to dance and sing along to some of the most iconic dance hits of all time! Hits include:

Celebration | Jungle Boogie | Hollywood Swinging | Ladies Night | Get Down on It | Too Hot | Cherish | Joanna | and many more

Presented without orchestra 

The Schermerhorn box office will open at 4:30 pm on Sunday, March 22. Questions, email: tickets@nashvillesymphony.org 

 

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Special Event

Judy Collins with the Nashville Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/24

Tuesday7:30 PM

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It’s a history-making Schermerhorn debut as the iconic Judy Collins joins your Nashville Symphony. A modern day Renaissance woman, Collins has inspired generations with her sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal triumphs and fervent activism. Be there as this transcendent artist takes you through gorgeous renditions of standards from the American Songbook, as well as some of the most beloved songs from her catalog of more than 50 releases, including:

Both Sides Now | Send in the Clowns | Bridge Over Troubled Waters | Someday Soon | Chelsea Morning | Secret Gardens | and more

Judy Collins is an artist co-represented by Cadenza Artists.

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Concert Calendar for Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville

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The Nashville Symphony and Schermerhorn Symphony Center provide a variety of concerts and events throughout the year. Concerts and events in Nashville include classical, pops, jazz, family friendly events, movies in concert, speakers, free community events and much more.