J.S. Bach – Concerto for Two Violins
Elgar – Chanson de matin
Mozart – Violin Concerto No. 5
Elgar – Chanson de nuit
Elgar – Enigma Variations

Nashville Symphony | Pinchas Zukerman
, conductor/violin | Jun Iwasaki, violin

Legendary violinist Pinchas Zukerman makes his first Nashville appearance in two decades to conduct the Nashville Symphony, and he'll step forward as soloist to perform Mozart's imaginative Violin Concerto No. 5. Concertmaster Jun Iwasaki joins Zukerman to perform Bach's Concerto for Two Violins, a work overflowing with enchanting musical interplay. Rounding out the evening are three incomparable works by Edward Elgar: his Chansons are intimately crafted portraits of night and day, and the vivid character sketches of Enigma Variations remain among the composer's most enduring work.

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

Following the concert, guest violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman will lead an informal Q&A at the back of the concert hall, on the Orchestra Level.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Please allow ample travel time to the Schermerhorn on Thursday, April 12, and Saturday, April 14, due to the Stanley Cup playoffs. Road Closure Info | Game Info

This concert is part of Violins of Hope Nashville, a community-wide initiative highlighting a collection of restored violins played by Jews during the Holocaust. Learn more about the more than 30 events taking place this spring.

At 5 pm on Thursday, April 12, the Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee will host a private, invitation-only service and reception for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Click here to contact the Jewish Federation if you have questions about this event.

The 7 pm concert on April 12 will begin with a brief commemoration of Yom HaShoah.

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Live Music by Francis Perry, Belmont University instructor and frequent performer with Music City Baroque. This co-founder and Artistic Director of the Nashville Early Music Festival will perform Baroque Lute.

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