Aegis Sciences Classical Series

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Ax Plays Brahms

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

9/13

Thursday7:00 PM

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9/14

Friday8:00 PM

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9/15

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
John Corigliano – Symphony No. 1
Brahms – Piano Concerto No. 2

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero
, conductor | Emanuel Ax, piano

GRAMMY-winner Emanuel Ax is one of the preeminent interpreters of Brahms’ music for piano, and he returns to perform the composer’s Second Piano Concerto – a work of breathtaking scope that sparkles with brilliance and intensity, showcasing soloist and orchestra alike. John Corigliano composed his powerful First Symphony in the 1980s as a response to the AIDS crisis, offering a beautiful, elegiac tribute to friends and associates who succumbed to the disease.

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

10/4

Thursday7:00 PM

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10/5

Friday8:00 PM

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10/6

Saturday8:00 PM

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10/7

Sunday3:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Beethoven – Violin Concerto
John Adams – Harmonielehre  Live Recording

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero
, conductor | James Ehnes, violin

Beethoven’s Violin Concerto has been called “one of the most beautiful and beloved of all concertos.” Overflowing with sweetly singing melodies presented against a spectacular orchestral backdrop, this piece offers yet another view into Beethoven’s singular genius. To be recorded live for a forthcoming release, John Adams’ Harmonielehre is a landmark in its own right, a powerhouse showcase for the orchestra that draws equally on 19th century Romanticism and 20th century minimalism to create work celebrated as  “rapturous” and “incandescent” by The New York Times.

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Haydn's London Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

10/11

Thursday7:00 PM

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10/12

Friday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Schubert – Symphony in B Minor, “Unfinished”
Martin – Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments and Timpani
Haydn – Symphony No. 104, “London”

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero
, conductor

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Russian Masters

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

11/2

Friday8:00 PM

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11/3

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Mussorgsky – Dawn on Moscow River from Khovanshchina
Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1

Shostakovich – Symphony No. 8

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Victor Yampolsky, conductor | Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Lawrence S. Levine Memorial Concert

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Stravinsky, Ravel & Strauss

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

11/16

Friday8:00 PM

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11/17

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
R.Strauss – Serenade in E-flat Major
Stravinsky – Symphony of Psalms
Ravel – Daphnis et Chloé

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Hans Graf
, conductor | Nashville Symphony Chorus | Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus director

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Cosmos - An HD Odyssey, Featuring the “New World” Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

1/11

Friday8:00 PM

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1/12

Saturday8:00 PM

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1/13

Sunday3:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Smetana – The Moldau from Má Vlast
Berg – Violin Concerto

Cosmos – An HD Odyssey, featuring Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero
, conductor | Gil Shaham, violin

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Mozart, Mendelssohn & Schumann

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

2/1

Friday8:00 PM

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2/2

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Mendelssohn – Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 23
Schumann – Symphony No. 2

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Markus Stenz
, conductor | Juho Pohjonen, piano

 

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Beethoven's Seventh

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

2/21

Thursday7:00 PM

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2/22

Friday8:00 PM

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2/23

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Aaron Jay Kernis – Symphony No. 4, “Chromelodeon”  Live Recording
Barber – Cello Concerto
Beethoven –­ Symphony No. 7

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Alban Gerhardt, cello

Aaron Jay Kernis’ Symphony No. 4 was commissioned by the Nashville Symphony and the New England Conservatory.

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Mahler's Das Lied

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/8

Friday8:00 PM

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3/9

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Tobias Picker – The Encantadas  Live Recording
Mahler – Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero
, conductor | Tobias Picker, narrator | Michelle DeYoung, alto | Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Spanish Nights

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/21

Thursday7:00 PM

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3/22

Friday8:00 PM

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3/23

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Rimsky-Korsakov – Capriccio espagnol
Lalo – Symphonie espagnole
Turina – Danzas fantásticas
Falla – Suites 1 & 2 from El sombrero de tres picos (The Three-Cornered Hat)

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Miguel Harth-Bedoya,
conductorChee Yun, violin

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Aegis Sciences Classical Series

Guerrero Conducts Bernstein

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

4/5

Friday8:00 PM

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4/6

Saturday8:00 PM

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PROGRAM
Michael Torke – Adjustable Wrench
Weill – Violin Concerto
Bernstein – Symphony No. 3, “Kaddish”

PERFORMERS
Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero
, conductor | Jun Iwasaki, violin | Nashville Symphony Chorus | Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus director | Blair Children’s Chorus | Mary Biddlecombe, artistic director

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