Now in its landmark 50th season, the Nashville Symphony Chorus will return to the stage for the annual Voices of Spring concert 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is the first of several highly anticipated events this spring as the ensemble continues a year-long celebration commemorating five decades of memorable performances from the choral repertoire.
– Nashville-based band Sugar and the Hi Lows, who recently performed their renditions of classic Johnny Cash songs at Nashville Ballet’s Attitude series, will present a repeat performance at the upcoming silver anniversary of Ballet Ball 2014 on March 8 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Sugar and the Hi Lows will perform an excerpt from Attitude while Nashville Ballet company dancers perform original choreography by company dancer Christopher Stuart. This is the second entertainer announced to perform at the black tie gala.
It was announced today that Ailyn Pérez – winner of the Richard Tucker, Plácido Domingo and Leonie Rysanek Awards – will make her Washington National Opera debut this March, stepping in for an indisposed colleague to star as Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore.
The Stones River Chamber Players, MTSU’s ensemble in residence, will continue their 2013-14 season with a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
The ensemble members, all of whom teach in MTSU’s School of Music, will perform Igor Stravinsky's "The Soldier's Tale" and James Stephenson's "The Devil's Tale,” which both feature a narrator and identical instrumentation: violin, bass, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone and percussion.