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August Media Updates & Concert Schedule

August Media Updates & Concert Schedule

Notable News

Ø  Single tickets for all 2019/20 Nashville Symphony concerts will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 19.

Highlights of the upcoming season include a celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, FirstBank Pops Series appearances by Trisha Yearwood and Foreigner, legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal, and film screenings of Coco, Return of the Jedi and more with live orchestral accompaniment. for a complete list of all 2019/20 series performances and special events.

Ø  Tickets are still available for the Nashville Symphony Crescendo Club’s Spirits of Summer, taking place at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 12. Hosted by Nashville Symphony Assistant Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez, this unique fundraising event will feature specialty crafted cocktails created by local bartenders, each paired with a piece of music performed by members of the Nashville Symphony. VIP tickets are also available. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Ø  The Nashville Symphony will introduce the fourth class of students in the Accelerando music education initiative during a media event on August 8. Full details and press invites will be sent in the coming weeks; contact Dave Felipe ( or 615.687.6565) for more information.


August Concert Schedule




Phone: 615.687.6400

In Person: 1 Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201

(Click on concert name for more information)



1964 “The Tribute”

7:30 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2019

Relive your favorite Beatles hits, including “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “A Hard Day’s Night,” “Eight Days a Week,” “I Feel Fine” and more, as this one-of-a-kind concert experience re-creates an early-’60s performance by the Fab Four, complete with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles and onstage banter.

Concert presented without orchestra



Stephanie Mills & Will Downing

8 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2019

Two powerhouse vocalists come to the Schermerhorn for an evening of stunning ballads and sophisticated, soul-stirring hits. Stephanie Mills came to fame in The Wiz on Broadway where she performed the memorable ballad “Home” and went on to have other likes like “Never Knew Love Like This Before” and “I Feel Good All Over,” and has been wowing audiences ever since. With his rich baritone and versatile style, Will Downing puts his singular stamp on originals like “A Million Ways” and memorable interpretations of contemporary R&B classics like “I Try.”

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.