Nashville Symphony Concert Announcement

Nashville Symphony Concert Announcement

Nashville Symphony Concert Announcement Voices of Spring (March 4, 2018) FREE

Contact: Dave Felipe, Publicist

Phone: 615.687.6565

dfelipe@nashvillesymphony.org

The following concert has been added to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center concert calendar. Now available for season ticket holders, donors of $500 or more and groups of 12 or more, free tickets will be available to the public at NashvilleSymphony.org/tickets starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 9. 

Special Event – FREE

Voices of Spring

featuring the Nashville Symphony Chorus

3 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2018

Nashville Symphony & Chorus

Tucker Biddlecombe, conductor

Andrew Risinger, organ

 

PROGRAM:

Ralph Vaughan Williams ­– “O Clap Your Hands”

Thomas Tallis ­– “If Ye Love Me”

Henry Purcell ­– “I Was Glad”

Herbert Howells ­– “Like as the Hart Desireth the Waterbrooks”

Benjamin Britten ­– Festival Te Deum

John Rutter ­– Gloria

Traditional selections, including:

  • “My Lord, What a Morning”
  • “Ezekiel Saw de Wheel”
  • “Elijah Rock”
  • “Amazing Grace”

Experience the spectacular sound of 150 voices singing together at this FREE Sunday afternoon-concert. Led by director Tucker Biddlecombe, the Nashville Symphony Chorus will perform a selection of British choral music spanning four centuries, accompanied by organist Andrew Risinger and the brass and percussion of the Nashville Symphony. The second half of the concert will feature arrangements of African American spirituals by composers including Harry T. Burleigh and Andre Thomas, the latter of whom is today’s preeminent scholar of this innately American art form. 

Admission is FREE, and seating is general admission. Learn more here.

 

The GRAMMY® Award-winning Nashville Symphony has earned an international reputation for its innovative programming and its commitment to performing, recording and commissioning works by America’s leading composers. The Nashville Symphony has released 28 recordings on Naxos, which have received 24 GRAMMY® nominations and 13 GRAMMY® Awards, making it one of the most active recording orchestras in the country. The orchestra has also released recordings on Decca, Deutsche Grammophon and New West Records, among other labels. With more than 140 performances annually, the orchestra offers a broad range of classical, pops and jazz, and children’s concerts, while its extensive education and community engagement programs reach 60,000 children and adults each year.

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