Concert Calendar

Handel's Messiah

Special Event

Handel's Messiah

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

12/14

Thursday7:00 PM

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12/15

Friday8:00 PM

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12/16

Saturday8:00 PM

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12/17

Sunday3:00 PM

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PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Nashville Symphony Chorus | Gary Thor Wedow, 
conductor | Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus director | Celena Shafer, soprano | Avery Amereau, contralto | Dann Coakwell, tenor | Doug Williams, bass

Featuring the resounding Hallelujah Chorus, it’s Nashville's grandest Messiah – full of passion, drama and passages of stunning beauty. Celebrate the season as your Nashville Symphony & Chorus perform one of the most inspiring works of music ever written. 


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For our Sunday performance, the Box Office will open three hours prior to the concert. Please call 615.687.6400 or email tickets@nashvillesymphony.org with questions.

 

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A Very Merry Christmas with Dave Barnes and Special Guests

Presentation

A Very Merry Christmas with Dave Barnes & Special Guests

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

12/18

Monday7:30 PM

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A Music City holiday tradition! GRAMMY®-nominated songwriter Dave Barnes and a host of special guests perform holiday favorites including “Christmas Tonight,” “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and other selections from his albums Very Merry Christmas and December to Remember. This concert sells out every year, so get your tickets early!

Presented without orchestra

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A Johnnyswim Christmas

Presentation

A Johnnyswim Christmas

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

12/19

Tuesday7:30 PM

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Bench seats just released! Please call our Box Office at 615.687.6400 to purchase.

The dynamic husband-and-wife duo of Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano make their first-ever appearance at the Schermerhorn with an evening showcasing holiday favorites and their original blend of folk, soul, blues and pop. Since meeting in Nashville in 2005, this stylish duo has gone on to build an incredible partnership highlighted most recently by their acclaimed LP Georgica Pond.  

 

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Home Alone In Concert with the Nashville Symphony & Chorus

Movies at the Schermerhorn

Home Alone in HD with the Nashville Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

12/21

Thursday7:00 PM

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12/22

Friday7:00 PM

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For information on Bench Seats or Limited View Seating, please contact our Box Office at 615.687.6400 or tickets@nashvillesymphony.org


PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony

Nashville Symphony Chorus
Constantine Kitsopoulos,
conductor
Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus director

This hilarious and heartwarming holiday tradition is perfect for the whole family. Experience John Williams’ delightful score performed live while the movie is shown on the big screen.


Come early to get your photo with the Little Nero’s Pizza Car.

Little Nero's Car resize

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Holiday Spectacular & Sing-Along with the Nashville Symphony

Pied Piper Series

Family Holiday Spectacular & Sing-Along

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

12/23

Saturday11:00 AM

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Extremely limited single seats remain. Please call our Box Office at 615.687.6400 for more information.

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony
Enrico Lopez-Yañez
, conductor

Get in the holiday spirit with this very special family concert featuring all of your favorite holiday songs! Plus, enjoy a viewing of the Academy Award®-nominated short film The Snowman, based on the beloved children’s book by Raymond Briggs. See the film projected on a big screen while the orchestra performs the score live.

Starting at 10 am, show up early for fun, family-friendly pre-concert activities, including our Instrument Petting Zoo, crafts, a book nook and, of course, photos with Santa!

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Guest Attraction

SING! An Irish Christmas

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

12/23

Saturday7:30 PM

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PERFORMERS
Keith and Kristyn Getty
Special Guests

Join Ireland’s own Keith and Kristyn Getty, writers of modern hymns and carols, for their sixth annual tour of An Irish Christmas. As seen on Public Television, the Gettys are joined by their band of virtuoso instrumentalists fusing Celtic, Bluegrass, Americana, and classical music as well as cultural dance and the choral sounds of the holiday. Come sing along with Keith and Kristyn and their special guest friends on an evening that unites tradition and innovation in a vibrant celebration of the season!

Concert presented without orchestra.

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The Earth - An HD Odyssey

Classical Series

The Earth - An HD Odyssey

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

1/12

Friday8:00 PM

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1/13

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM

Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 1
The Earth – An HD Odyssey, featuring:
   John Adams – Short Ride in a Fast Machine
   R. Strauss – Also sprach Zarathustra

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero,
conductorIngrid Fliter, piano

It's the second installment in our spectacular HD Odyssey series! Watch stunning images of Earth taken from NASA missions as the orchestra performs Strauss' epic Also sprach Zarathustra. This music made an unforgettable appearance in 2001: A Space Odyssey, and this is your chance to hear it performed live and in person. As an added bonus, John Adams’ electrifying Short Ride in a Fast Machine will accompany images of the Space Shuttle taking off. Pianist Ingrid Fliter will join the orchestra for bold and beautiful Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

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, Maestro Guerrero will lead an informal Q&A at the back of the concert hall, on the Orchestra Level.


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The Songs of Elvis Presley with Very Special Guest Priscilla

Pops Series

The Songs of Elvis Presley

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

1/18

Thursday7:00 PM

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1/19

Friday8:00 PM

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1/20

Saturday8:00 PM

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PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony
Enrico Lopez-Yañez, conductor
Terry Mike Jeffrey, vocals
Priscilla, special guest appearance

It’s a night celebrating The King, with hits including “Suspicious Minds,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Don’t Be Cruel,” “It’s Now or Never,” “In the Ghetto,” “Kentucky Rain” and so much more, all performed by Terry Mike Jeffrey – the singer exclusively endorsed by Graceland. Very special guest Priscilla will share stories and memories of Elvis.


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ELVIS IS IN THE BUILDING

You’ll do a double take as Madame Tussauds Nashville brings their lifelike Elvis wax figure to the Schermerhorn for these three nights. Take advantage of a photo opp with the King of Rock ‘n Roll before you enjoy an evening of his greatest hits.


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The Music of Prince with the Nashville Symphony, Vocalist & Full Band

Special Event

The Music of Prince with the Nashville Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

1/24

Wednesday7:30 PM

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PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony
Marshall Charloff,
vocals & guitar

Experience a full night of Prince’s greatest hits as you’ve never heard them before when your Nashville Symphony, a full band and charismatic front man Marshall Charloff join forces for a musical and visual spectacle featuring all your favorites, including:

  • Diamonds and Pearls
  • Little Red Corvette
  • Sign 'O' the Times
  • When Doves Cry
  • Raspberry Beret
  • U Got the Look
  • Let's Go Crazy
  • Purple Rain
  • 1999
  • Kiss

 

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Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

Matinee Series

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg with the Nashville Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

1/28

Sunday3:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Ellen Taffe Zwilich ­– Prologue and Variations
Vivaldi – Winter from The Four Seasons
Piazzolla/Desyatnikov – Winter from The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Daugherty – Strut
Glass – Symphony No. 3
Gershwin/Assad – An American in Paris

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg,
conductor/violin

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg makes her first appearance with the Nashville Symphony since 2000, when she performed with the orchestra at Carnegie Hall. She’ll both conduct the orchestra and perform as violin soloist. This eclectic program includes music from contemporary American composers Ellen Taffe Zwilich and Philip Glass, along with George Gershwin’s classic An American in Paris. The concert also pairs music from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons with tango master Astor Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, a modern Argentinean take on this classic music.

The Box Office will open three hours prior to the concert. Please call 615.687.6400 or email tickets@nashvillesymphony.org with questions.

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Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky

Classical Series

Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

2/1

Thursday7:00 PM

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2/2

Friday8:00 PM

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2/3

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
B. Mantovani – Finale
Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 1 “Winter Dreams”

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Lawrence Foster
, conductor | Joyce Yang, piano

Experience some of the most gorgeous piano melodies ever written when the stunning Joyce Yang joins your Nashville Symphony for Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto. It's music so full of emotion that pop star Eric Carmen couldn't resist borrowing one of the melodies for his mega-hit “All By Myself.” World-renowned maestro Lawrence Foster also leads the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's First Symphony, which captures the icy beauty of a winter landscape and pointed the way for this Russian composer's later masterpieces. 

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


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