Nashville Symphony

  • Nashville Symphony Announces Return, Unveils 75th Anniversary Season

    Mike Lawson | May 19, 2021After devastating shutdown and 18-month pause, orchestra to resume regular performances at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Highlights include Beethoven’s First and Ninth, Firebird with the Nashville Ballet and two recording projects; guest artists include Leslie Odom, Jr., Police drummer Stewart Copeland and Ben Folds More details from the Nashville Symphony ( As it emerges from […] Read More...
  • Nashville Symphony Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr with ‘Let Freedom Sing’

    Mike Lawson | January 11, 2021

    The Nashville Symphony celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King this week with special online programming. Titled “Let Freedom Sing,” the week of special events runs from January 11 to 17.

  • Furloughed Orchestra Musicians and Nashville Symphony Reach Agreement for Interim Stipend

    Mike Lawson | December 4, 2020

    After more than three months of negotiations, the Nashville Symphony and the Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257, have reached an agreement that will provide the Musicians of the Nashville Symphony — who were furloughed July 1 — with an interim stipend that will begin January 3, 2021.

  • Nashville Symphony Shares Virtual Music Education Opportunities

    Mike Lawson | October 30, 2020

    The Nashville Symphony has created several virtual programs to provide students, educators, and families with opportunities to learn, engage, and grow through music.

  • Nashville Symphony’s Accelerando Program Returns with Full Enrollment of 24 Students

    Mike Lawson | September 1, 2020

    A group of talented young area musicians will again participate in the Accelerando music education program, which is led by members of the Nashville Symphony.

  • Nashville Symphony Suspends All Concerts and Events Through July 31

    Mike Lawson | June 12, 2020

    Today, the Nashville Symphony announced that its Board of Directors voted to suspend all concert and event activity through July 31, 2021, and to furlough a total of 79 musicians and 49 full-time staff members, effective July 1.

  • Nashville Symphony Suspends All Concert Activity Through July 3; Community Concerts Series Cancelled

    Mike Lawson | May 8, 2020

    In the interest of public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nashville Symphony has extended the suspension of all concert activity at Schermerhorn Symphony Center through July 3, 2020. 

  • Nashville Symphony ‘Goes Virtual’ with Expansive Online Entertainment and Education Resources

    Mike Lawson | April 23, 2020

    With all ticketed concerts and education and community programs suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nashville Symphony has expanded its presence online with a diverse array of entertainment and music education offerings on and via the organization’s social networks.

  • All Nashville Symphony Performances Through May 12 Suspended 

    Mike Lawson | March 26, 2020

    In accordance with local and national directives concerning public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nashville Symphony has suspended all ticketed performances at Schermerhorn Symphony Center through May 12.  

  • Nashville Symphony Cancels Concerts [Updated]

    Mike Lawson | March 13, 2020

    UPDATE, March 16: The Nashville Symphony has suspended all performances through March 31. The Symphony is closely monitoring guidelines from city, state and federal officials regarding public events, and will continue posting updates via social media and online at  ​

    The Nashville Symphony has announced that all four concerts scheduled for March 12-14 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center have been cancelled in the interest of the health and safety of Symphony patrons, musicians, guest artists and staff during the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Nashville Symphony Announces 2020 Curb Concerto Competition Winners

    Mike Lawson | March 12, 2020

    The Nashville Symphony has announced the winners of the 2020 Curb Concerto Competition, which annually distributes thousands of dollars in prize money to students between the ages of 14 and 18.

  • Nashville Symphony Announces 2020 Community Concerts

    Mike Lawson | March 6, 2020

    The Nashville Symphony has announced the schedule for its 2020 Community Concerts series, which will showcase the GRAMMY Award-winning orchestra performing classical and popular favorites in free concerts at six public parks and greenspaces throughout Middle Tennessee.

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