NASHVILLE SYMPHONY ADDS THREE NEW CONCERTS TO THE SCHEDULE AT SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER
Video Games Live™ – January 26, 2024
Romance at the Symphony: Cinema’s Iconic Love Themes – February 14, 2024
Ladysmith Black Mambazo – February 25, 2024
NASHVILLE, TN (October 31, 2023) – The Nashville Symphony has announced three additional concerts for the beginning of 2024: Video Games Live™ returns to the Schermerhorn stage on Friday, January 26, 2024; Romance at the Symphony: Cinema’s Iconic Love Themes with Principal Pops Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez and the Nashville Symphony on Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14, 2024; and the legendary a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo perform on Sunday, February 25, 2024. Tickets for all three concerts are currently available for 2023/24 season ticket holders and donors of $500+. Tickets for sale to the general public become available Friday, November 3 at 10:00 AM, and more information can be found at nashvillesymphony.org/tickets.
Video Games Live,™ an award-winning, immersive concert event featuring music from some of the most popular video games titles, returns for the first time in seven years on Friday, January 26, 2024 at 7:30 PM. Created, produced, and hosted by gaming industry veteran and performer Tommy Tallarico, the Nashville Symphony will perform music from Final Fantasy, Halo, God of War, and other games synchronized with exclusive video footage, lighting effects, and more to create a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience. More information and tickets at nashvillesymphony.org/videogames.
Nashville Symphony and Principal Pops Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez present an evening of love songs from classic movies during Romance at the Symphony: Cinema’s Iconic Love Themes on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 7:30 PM. This one-night-only performance will feature hits from John Williams’s repertoire including Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Superman, as well as selections from beloved films such as Dirty Dancing, Top Gun, Casablanca, The Lion King, and other favorites from composers and writers Elton John and Dolly Parton. More information and tickets at nashvillesymphony.org/romance.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo will perform on the Schermerhorn stage for a one-night only engagement on Sunday, February 25, 2024 at 7:30 PM. For 60 years, South Africa’s five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning vocal group has performed their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves, and charming onstage banter. The late former South African President Nelson Mandela designated the group “South Africa’s cultural ambassadors to the world,” a title the members carry with them with the highest honor. In 2018, the group received two GRAMMY® Award nominations for two separate albums, a first in the history of World Music. More information and tickets at nashvillesymphony.org/ladysmith. (Presented without the Nashville Symphony.)
About the Nashville Symphony
The Nashville Symphony has been the primary ambassador for classical music in Music City since 1946. Led by Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero, the ensemble is internationally acclaimed for its focus on contemporary American orchestral music through collaborations with composers including Jennifer Higdon, Terry Riley, Joan Tower and Aaron Jay Kernis; commissioning and recording projects with Nashville-based artists including Edgar Meyer, Bela Fleck, Ben Folds and Victor Wooten; and for its 14 GRAMMY® Awards. In addition to the classical season, the orchestra performs concerts in a wide range of genres, from pops to live-to-film movie scores, family-focused presentations, holiday events, jazz and cabaret evenings, and is the official orchestra for the Nashville Ballet.
An established leader in the Nashville and regional arts and cultural communities, the Symphony spearheads groundbreaking community partnerships and initiatives, notably, Violins of Hope Nashville, which engaged tens of thousands of Middle Tennesseans through concerts, exhibits, lectures by spotlighting a historic collection of instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. Similarly, this spring, the Nashville Symphony presented the world premiere of an epic opera commissioned from Hannibal Lokumbe, The Jonah Project: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph. Retracing his family’s ancestry and journey from slavery to the present day, Hannibal’s story celebrates the spirit of those who endured and thrived to become Black visionaries and world changers. More at nashvillesymphony.org
In addition to support from Metro Arts and Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville Symphony is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.