May26th-28th at Schermerhorn

It’s the classical music event of the year! Experience the amazing musical universe of Gustav Mahler when Giancarlo Guerrero and your Nashville Symphony perform his monumental and downright thrilling Third Symphony. Cosmic in scope and overflowing with gorgeous music that vividly captures the composer’s grandest ambitious, this riveting work features an expanded orchestra, along with the singers of the Nashville Symphony Chorus and Blair Children’s Chorus.

World-renowned violinist Gil Shaham joins your Nashville Symphony to perform Tchaikovsky’s beloved Violin Concerto. This work of stunning lyrical beauty and jaw-dropping virtuosity is the perfect match for Shaham’s flawless technique and lyrical warmth. Dvořák’s Seventh Symphony is the Czech composer’s crowning achievement, a deeply moving work full of richness and musical brilliance that has been compared to the greatest works of Beethoven and Brahms.

Guerrero Conducts Bernstein.  Featuring "On the Waterfront"

Friday and Saturday Jan 29th and 30th 8:00PM at Schermerhorn

Also works by

Revueltas, Korngold, Prokofiev,

You’ll get visions of pyramids and papyrus when pianist Stephen Hough joins your Nashville Symphony to perform Saint-Saëns’ exotic “Egyptian” Piano Concerto, a lively showpiece that captures the composer’s exciting journeys through the Middle East. The orchestra teams again with American composer Richard Danielpour on his Toward the Splendid City, an intimate portrait of New York City that will be recorded live in Laura Turner Concert Hall.

Gateway Chamber Orchestra unveils the exciting “Our City” 2015-16 Season. This season is the year for unparalleled programs paying tribute to Clarksville and celebrating its citizens.

The world-class Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents beloved masterworks including Mozart’s Symphony No. 40, Beethoven’s powerful Eroica Symphony and Ravel’s mesmerizing score to Mother Goose. These classical masterpieces have been carefully chosen to complement the stunning new works the Orchestra will present.

Composer Jimmy López Celebrates Major Milestones this Fall with New Album and Premiere of Bel Canto

The dynamic young composer sees two exciting firsts in 2015: the first commercial release of four of his orchestral works in a new album on Harmonia Mundi, and the world premiere of the opera Bel Canto, commissioned by the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Renée Fleming Initiative.

Jimmy López: Four Orchestral Scores

No pianist alive can rival this French maestro as an advocate for writing of this post-Messiaen kind.” – Independent, UK

Leonard Bernstein’s  "Serenade" is paired with ten world premiere arrangements from seven living composer-arrangers of love-inspired music from stage and screen

London Symphony Orchestra/

Keith Lockhart, Conductor

Release Date: September 18, 2015

Violin virtuoso Anne Akiko Meyers explores and celebrates the facets of love with a stunning new album of works for violin and orchestra.

On June 26, Pablo Villegas joins the Oklahoma City Philharmonic at the Guitar Foundation of America Convention to give the world premiere performance of Concierto Popular do Rio by Grammy Award-winning Brazilian composer and guitarist Sérgio Assad.

Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) continues to hit the high notes, welcoming exciting young Russian-born pianist and conductor Natalia Raspopova as Assistant Conductor

QSO CEO Sophie Galaise said this appointment was the start of QSO’s Assistant Conductor Development Program, yet another Best Practice benchmark for the Orchestra. The program will provide an extraordinary opportunity for an aspiring young conductor to gain coveted experience with QSO, an orchestra that continues to gain important international acclaim.

Clearly among the most remarkable young pianists now before the public” (Gramophone), Alessio Bax participates in a jaw-dropping 14 festivals across three continents this summer. Having kicked off the summer season in Cyprus, he makes his Minnesota Orchestra debut in a pair of Andrew Litton-led programs at Sommerfest (July 17 & 18) and reunites with Anne-Marie McDermott, Jaap van Zweden and the Dallas Symphony at the Bravo! Vail Music Festival (July 6 & 7).

Spanish guitarist Pablo Villegas, who made debuts with seven American orchestras this season, has signed an agreement to record for the Harmonia Mundi label. His solo debut album, Americano, scheduled for international release by the label in September, is a musical journey through different countries, aesthetics, composers, and styles of the Americas.

Britten's War Requiem
with the Nashville Symphony & Chorus
Friday, May 29, at 8 pm | Happy Hour at 6 pm
Saturday, May 30, at 8 pm

ARRIVE EARLY - There will be no late seating for this concert. Please plan your travels accordingly. Run time is 90 minutes, with no intermission.

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) – continuing its mission to be “the most accessible orchestra on the planet” – will offer unprecedented global access to its creative process by offering a free live webcast of a rehearsal on Wednesday May 20 at 10am EST. Music director Leonard Slatkin and the DSO will be preparing Mahler’s Symphony No.


As we at Colbert Artists look forward to the League of American Orchestra Conference in Cleveland, it seems fitting that we offer you a range of images and updates from the orchestral world.

Tennessee Valley Winds will present two free concerts, the first is the Concert in the Park at 2:00 pm at Old Fort Park Pavilion #3 on Sunday, May 3rd in Murfreesboro.  The second will take place on Thursday evening, May 7th at 7 pm at Stewarts Creek High School in Smyrna.  Both concerts include the same program, music of Eric Ewazen, A Hymn for the Lost and Living, two pieces by Jan van der Roost-Dynamica and Arsenal and Robert Russell Bennett’s arrangement of the Music from Oklahoma.  That’s two Tennessee Valley Winds free concerts—the first at Old Fort Park Pavilion Three at 2pm on Sunda

The Gateway Chamber Orchestra announces the formation of its new Guild. The Guild will serve as the primary fund-raising arm of the Gateway Chamber Orchestra, composed of music faculty members from Austin Peay State University and professional musicians from the Nashville Symphony and the surrounding area. Conducted by Gregory Wolynec, the Gateway Chamber Orchestra specializes in the programming of masterworks of the past and contemporary American works.


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  For years Wikipedia has, unfortunately, been the go-to source for up-to-date information on current and past events.  Almost as soon as something anywhere in the world happens, someone, somewhere, generates a news story for the on-line encyclopedia.   Then the story gets edited by almost anyone who has access to the system.  And therein lies the problem.

Josh South

The Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents the Appalachian Spring concert with two performances: Sunday, April 19, at 3 pm and Monday, April 20, at 7:30 pm. The GCO performs Luciano Berio’s intimate and colorful Folk Songs, a cycle of eleven folk melodies from around the world written in 1964.

Featuring mezzo-soprano Teresa Buchholz, Folk Songs was written to showcase vocal technique, flexibility and the beauty of the human voice. When Buchholz made her GCO debut in 2013, the Nashville press hailed the collaboration as “transcendent.”

The Gateway Chamber Orchestra presents the Appalachian Spring concert with two performances: Sunday, April 19, at 3 pm and Monday, April 20, at 7:30 pm. The GCO performs Luciano Berio’s intimate and colorful Folk Songs, a cycle of eleven folk melodies from around the world written in 1964.

11:30 am ‘Entrepreneurship in Music” – Hinton Hall

12:45 pm Master class – SFA 205

8:00 pm Robert Dick in Recital – Hinton Hall

Robert Dick

A flutist whose technical resources and imagination seem limitless. - New York Times

His playing acknowledges no boundaries. – Village Voice, NYC