Join Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero and your Nashville Symphony for an unforgettable season as the orchestra returns in full force for the Amazon Classical Series! Immerse yourself in timeless, thrilling classics, from Mozart’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 to The Planets and Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Marvel at the artistry of amazing guest artists from across the globe, and discover exciting new works by contemporary composers on the leading edge of classical music. 

 

22/23 Amazon Classical Series

Classical Series

Trailblazing Women

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

9/15

Thursday7:00 PM

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9/16

Friday8:00 PM

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9/17

Saturday8:00 PM

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This concert is currently available as part of a 22/23 Series Package.
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Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Karen Walwyn, piano | Lorelei Ensemble, vocal ensemble

Program

Joan Tower
1920/2019

Price
Piano Concerto in One Movement

Julia Wolfe
Her Story – Live Recording | World Premiere | Nashville Symphony Co-Commission

 

Dive into a Nashville Symphony with a dynamic program celebrating great women composers, past and present. Commissioned to celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Wolfe’s Her Story promises to be a spectacular world premiere, featuring the stunning voices of the Lorelei ensemble. Florence Price’s Piano Concerto is a true treasure, fusing virtuoso drama and passion with melodies inspired by traditional spirituals and the “Juba dance,” an exuberant precursor to ragtime. And longtime Nashville Symphony friend and collaborator Joan Tower adds her own powerful artistic voice to this concert saluting 100 years of women challenging the status quo. 

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Holst's The Planets

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

9/29

Thursday7:00 PM

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9/30

Friday8:00 PM

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10/1

Saturday8:00 PM

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10/2

Sunday2:00 PM

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This concert is currently available as part of a 22/23 Series Package.
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Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Augustin Hadelich, violin | Nashville Symphony Women's Chorus  | Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus director 

Program

Kaija Saariaho
Asteroid 4179: Toutatis

Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto

Holst
The Planets

 

Its staggering virtuoso demands were deemed “unplayable” when first composedbut Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto has gone on to become one of the most beloved concertos in the repertoire. Prepare to be blown away when phenomenal, GRAMMY®-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich takes the stage with Giancarlo Guerrero and the orchestra, and blast off to the stars with Saariaho’s Asteroid 4179: Toutatis and Holst’s sonic, celestial showpiece, The Planetsone of classical music’s most exciting and beloved works.  

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Mozart & Tchaikovsky

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

10/28

Friday8:00 PM

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10/29

Saturday8:00 PM

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Nashville Symphony | Vinay Parameswaran, conductor | Érik Gratton, flute | Licia Jaskunas, harp

Program

Mozart
Concerto for Flute and Harp

Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique

 

Delight in the sparkling, crystalline beauty of Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp, a perfect spotlight for the Symphony’s Érik Gratton and Licia Jaskunas. Tchaikovsky held nothing back in his soul-bearing Sixth Symphony. The nickname “Pathétique” refers to passion, pathos and whole-hearted feeling, and you’re in for an unforgettable journey through a universe of emotion. Experience every note of this well-loved masterpiece, known for heartfelt, beautiful melodies and a haunting ending that fades into silence.  

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Beethoven & Sibelius

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

11/4

Friday8:00 PM

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11/5

Saturday8:00 PM

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Single tickets go on sale to the public on July 22, 2022.


Nashville Symphony | Ruth Reinhardt, conductor | Stewart Goodyear, piano 

Program

Lera Auerbach
Icarus

Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 4 

Sibelius
Symphony No. 2

 

Combining power and grandeur with tender, poetic expression, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 stands as one of his most profound achievements. Hear it performed by Stewart Goodyear, “one of the best pianists of his generation,” according to the Los Angeles Times. Myth becomes music in Auerbach’s scintillating Icarus, inspired by the ancient Greek story of the boy who flew too close to the sun. And soar through breathtaking sonic vistas of rugged Nordic beauty in Sibelius’s monumental Symphony No. 2.  

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Classical Series

Beethoven's 'Pastoral' Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

11/17

Thursday7:00 PM

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11/18

Friday8:00 PM

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11/19

Saturday8:00 PM

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

Program

Beethoven
Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"

Gabriela Lena Frank
Conquest Requiem - Live Recording

 

Step inside a magical world filled with sparkling brooks, singing birds and merry folk dances when Giancarlo Guerrero leads Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony, the great composer’s charming ode to nature and rustic delights. Orchestra, chorus and all-star vocal soloists will fill the stage for Gabriela Lena Frank’s extraordinary Conquest Requiem, a poignant reflection on Spain’s conquest of the Aztec Empire inspired by the true story of Malinche, the young Nahua woman who played a key role in shaping the history of Western civilization. 

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Chopin & Rachmaninoff

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

1/6

Friday8:00 PM

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1/7

Saturday8:00 PM

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1/8

Sunday2:00 PM

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Single tickets go on sale to the public on July 22, 2022.


Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Jan Lisiecki, piano 

Program

Chopin
Piano Concerto No. 1 

Rachmaninoff
Symphonic Dances

 

Ring in the new year with treasured classics by Chopin and Rachmaninoff. Jan Lisiecki is one of the most astounding, in-demand young pianists in the world today, and his interpretation of Chopin’s brilliant and virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 1 will be nothing short of spectacular. Rachmaninoff is beloved for achingly beautiful melodies that melt the heart, and you’ll hear plenty in his ravishing final masterpiece, Symphonic Dances. 

Lawrence S. Levine Memorial Concert 

 

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Classical Series

Latin Fiesta!

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

2/3

Friday8:00 PM

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2/4

Saturday8:00 PM

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Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

Program

Ravel
Alborada del gracioso

Arturo Márquez
Fandango

Chen Yi
Introduction, Andante and Allegro

Ravel
Rapsodie espagnole

 

Revel in the joyous exuberance and irresistible dance rhythms of Arturo Márquez’s showstopping new violin concerto, Fandango. It was written especially for dynamic virtuoso Anne Akiko Meyers, and she joins Giancarlo Guerrero and the Nashville Symphony for these performances. The bold, majestic music of Chen Yi draws from both the Chinese folk and Peking Opera traditions. The program concludes with Ravel’s dazzling Rapsodie espagnole, which evokes a sensuous Spanish night, lively dances and a colorful fiesta.  

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Guerrero Conducts An American in Paris

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

2/23

Thursday7:00 PM

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2/24

Friday8:00 PM

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2/25

Saturday8:00 PM

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This concert is currently available as part of a 22/23 Series Package.
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Single tickets go on sale to the public on July 22, 2022.


Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Paul Jacobs, organ

Program

Brian Raphael Nabors
Pulse

Wayne Oquin
Resilience - Live Recording

Rouse
Organ Concerto - Live Recording

Gershwin
An American in Paris

 

Giancarlo Guerrero and the orchestra present an all-American celebration of homegrown creativity. Thrill to Brian Nabors’ kinetic, genre-bending Pulse, then marvel at the awe-inspiring power of the Schermerhorn’s Martin Foundation Concert Organ when GRAMMY®-winning organist Paul Jacobs performs Wayne Oquin’s irrepressible Resilience and Rouse’s fiery concerto. To end the concert, Gershwin’s sassy, jazz-infused An American in Paris transports you to the bustling streets, magnificent sights and glittering allure of the City of Romance.  

The performance of Pulse by Brian Raphael Nabors is supported by The Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University. Find out more.

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Dvorák & Brahms

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/10

Friday8:00 PM

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3/11

Saturday8:00 PM

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3/12

Sunday2:00 PM

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This concert is currently available as part of a 22/23 Series Package.
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Single tickets go on sale to the public on July 22, 2022.


Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Johannes Moser, cello

Program

Lutosławski
Symphonic Variations

Dvořák
Cello Concerto

Brahms 
Symphony No. 4 

 

When it comes to gorgeous melodies, it simply doesn’t get any better than Brahms and Dvořák, and this concert is your chance to relish in the beauty of their radiant melodic gifts. Remarkable virtuoso Johannes Moser performs Dvořák’s soul-stirring, deeply personal Cello Concerto, arguably the greatest cello concerto ever written. Brief fragments of effortless, introspective grace blossom into profound, powerfully emotional statements in Brahms’ glorious Symphony No. 4.

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Saint-Saëns “Organ” Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/31

Friday8:00 PM

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4/1

Saturday8:00 PM

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Single tickets go on sale to the public on July 22, 2022.


Nashville Symphony | Ken-David Masur, conductor Vadim Gluzman, violin

Program

Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No. 2

Saint-Saëns
Symphony No. 3, "Organ"

 

"I gave everything to it I was able to give,” declared Camille Saint-Saëns of his Third Symphony. “What I have here accomplished, I will never achieve again.” Experience the unique power of this towering masterpiece, which sets loose the awe-inspiring sonic splendor of the pipe organ as it builds to its resounding and electrifying conclusion. Esteemed violinist Vladim Gluzman makes his first Nashville Symphony appearance in two decades to perform Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto, a work he calls “gorgeous and angular, dark and shining with light – music of contrasts, full of great beauty and excitement.” 

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The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

4/13

Thursday7:00 PM

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4/14

Friday8:00 PM

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4/15

Saturday8:00 PM

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4/16

Sunday2:00 PM

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Single tickets go on sale to the public on July 22, 2022.


Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor | Vocalist, actors and guest musicians to be announced

Program

Hannibal Lokumbe
The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph - World Premiere | Nashville Symphony Commission

 

Few artists have conveyed the African American experience in America as movingly and as powerfully as Hannibal Lokumbe. Skillfully bringing together jazz, blues, gospel, opera, orchestral and choral music, this legendary trumpeter and composer will premiere his most expansive and ambitious project yet, The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph. Featuring a cast of six vocalists, nine actors, a full chorus, a jazz quartet and an African drumming ensemble, this monumental production will bring the community together in a celebration of music, artistry and African American voices. 

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