Voices of Hope (March 26, 2018) – FREE
Buddy Guy (July 17, 2018)
Contact: Dave Felipe, Publicist
The following concerts have been added to the Nashville Symphony concert calendar. Now available for season ticket holders, donors of $500 or more and groups of 12 or more, public tickets for both events will be available starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 23.
FREE Special Event
Voices of Hope
7 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2018
Voices of Hope is the Second Annual Schermerhorn Invitational Choral Festival, presented this year in partnership with the Tennessee Holocaust Commission as part of Violins of Hope Nashville. This year’s festival will convene student choirs from local public schools, private schools and religious organizations under the direction of Dr. Tamara Freeman, an internationally acknowledged Holocaust ethnomusicologist. Dr. Freeman is working with each choir and director individually prior to the festival in preparation for a day of rehearsals that will culminate in a free performance open to the public.
Participating choirs include Akiva School, Choral Arts Link, MET Singers, Hillwood High School, I.T. Creswell Middle Prep, East Nashville High School, Antioch High School, Hillsboro High School and Nashville School for the Arts. Learn more here.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Now in his 80s, Buddy Guy continues to amaze with his electrifying musicianship and soulful voice. This Rock & Roll Hall of Famer remains a living link to Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters, and he’s influenced everyone from Jimi Hendrix to Eric Clapton. Be there when one of Rolling Stone’s 25 Greatest Guitarists of All Time performs one night only at the Schermerhorn. Learn more.
Concert presented without orchestra
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 29 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.