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April Media Updates & Concert Schedule

April Media Updates & Concert Schedule

Notable News

  • The Nashville Symphony is collecting the following items for Gideon’s Army and the Community Resource Center to assist individuals impacted by last week’s severe weather:

Baby food & formula                                      Clothing

Baby & toddler clothes                                  Underwear and Bras

Diapers                                                                 Gloves

Batteries                                                              Personal Hygiene Items

Trash Bags                                                           Bleach

Donated items may be dropped off at the Schermerhorn Box Office weekdays between 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Noon – 4 p.m. on Saturdays.


  • Tickets for the 2020 Symphony Fashion Show featuring designer Zang Toi will go on sale this Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m. The 15th annual event will take place on April 14 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, and will also include a performance by Runaway June. Visit for tickets and more information.   To request media and photo credentials for the 2020 Symphony Fashion Show, please contact Dave Felipe at


  • JUST ANNOUNCED: Six-time GRAMMY® winner BeBe Winans has been added to lineup for Nashville Symphony’s Nat King Cole at 100 concerts on April 16-18, joining Patti Austin, Terri Lyne Carrington, Brandon Victor Dixon and Jared Grimes for an orchestral celebration of Cole’s music and legacy. Click here for tickets and more information.


April Concert Schedule




Phone: 615.687.6400

In Person: 1 Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201

(Click on concert name for more information)



Terry Fator

8 p.m. Friday, April 3

World-famous singer, comedian, impressionist and ventriloquist Terry Fator brings his one-of-a-kind show to the Schermerhorn, along with some of his hilarious puppets like Winston the Impersonating Turtle, Emma Taylor, Vicki the Cougar and more.

Concert presented without orchestra



Christopher Cross: 40th Anniversary Tour

7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 5

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Christopher Cross brings his 40th Anniversary Tour to Music City for an intimate performance at the Schermerhorn, featuring his remarkable songbook of smooth, sophisticated ballads.

Concert presented without orchestra


Free Community Event

Schermerhorn Invitational Choral Festival

5 p.m. Monday, April 6

Enjoy a free performance featuring five Metro Nashville Public School choirs led by some of the nation’s finest choral educators.

Concert presented without orchestra


National Geographic Live

View from Above

with Former International Space Station Commander Terry Virts

7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7

Terry Virts takes you 220 miles above the Earth with video and still images from the International Space Station’s 360-degree viewing module to give you a whole new perspective of our home planet.

Concert presented without orchestra


Chamber Music SeriesFREE

All Debussy Program

6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8

Join Nashville Symphony violinist Anna Lisa Hoepfinger and friends for an exploration of the sensuous and dreamlike music of Claude Debussy, featuring his Sonata for Cello and Piano in D major and his Quartet in G minor.

Reservations available beginning March 23


Classical Series

Mahler’s Tenth

7 p.m. Thursday, April 9 | 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, April 10-11

Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero leads the orchestra on Gustav Mahler’s Tenth Symphony, the final composition of the visionary composer who helped usher orchestral music into the 20th century.

Prior to each concert, enjoy a performance by the Blair School of Music Flute Ensemble (Molly Barth, Director)

in the Schermerhorn’s Main Lobby.


FirstBank Pops Series

Celebrating Nat King Cole at 100

7 p.m. Thursday, April 16 | 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, April 17-18

Your Nashville Symphony, a full band and a parade of special guest vocalists including BeBe Winans and Patti Austin pay tribute to the legacy of Nat King Cole, accompanied by historic video footage of the iconic, groundbreaking artist.


The Ann & Monroe Carell Family Trust Family Series

Symphony in Space

11 a.m. Saturday, April 18

A fun-filled concert for listeners of all ages. Blast off with Cadet Enrico and the Nashville Symphony’s Sonic Spaceship on a mission to save the galaxy, featuring selections from The Planets, The Firebird, Star Wars and more out-of-this-world music. Arrive early for family-friendly pre-concert activities, including the Symphony’s Instrument Petting Zoo, starting at 10 a.m.


Special Event

Voices of Spring: A Celebration of Women in Song

2 p.m. Sunday, April 19

The Nashville Symphony Chorus takes you on a journey through the diverse experiences of womanhood, as expressed through the unique perspectives of eight different composers from the early 20th century to present day. (Part of the Nashville Symphony’s 19th Amendment Centennial Celebration.)

Concert presented without orchestra


Special Event

Mozart’s Gran Partita

7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23

Enjoy an intimate evening of chamber music as Nashville Symphony brass and wind players perform Mozart’s Serenade No. 10 “Gran Partita,” a unique work that displays the master at his finest, as well as a selection of organ and brass favorites.


Blakeford Jazz Series

The Hot Sardines

8 p.m. Friday, April 24

The Hot Sardines perform an evening of standards and modern-day hits, all brought to life with brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies and the lilting vocals of chanteuse Elizabeth Bougerol.

Concert presented without orchestra



An Evening with The Monkees

7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26

Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith play all of the hits that made The Monkees one of the most popular bands of the 1960s in their first Nashville appearance in five years.

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 more than 30 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 reached 45,000 children and adults during the 2018/19 season.