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Nashville Symphony Announces 2023/24 FREE Chamber Music Series Concerts

Nashville Symphony Announces 2023/24 FREE Chamber Music Series Concerts

Nashville Symphony has announced further details of their annual FREE Chamber Music Series, featuring concerts curated by musicians in the orchestra and featuring interactive conversations about the programs and repertoire.

Tickets for all FREE Chamber Music Series concerts are made available beginning four weeks prior to the performance dates and take place in Laura Turner Hall at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. For more information and to secure tickets, please visit


2023/24 Chamber Music Series Schedule

Divergent – Convergent

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Tickets available beginning Tuesday, December 26, 2024

Musicians: Chris Farrell,* viola; Leslie Fagan,* flute; Timothy Pearson, double bass; Julia Harguindey,* bassoon; Tamara Winston,* oboe; Theresa Zick,* clarinet; Johna Smith,* violin


Nashville Symphony violist Christopher Farrell, who joined the Orchestra in 1999, is also an avid composer, and this concert features three original compositions.

Chris Farrell: Middle Ground, trio for English horn

Chris Farrell: Trio for Flute, Viola, and Bass

Chris Farrell: Septet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Violin, Viola, and Bass


Brahms Piano Quartet

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Tickets available beginning: Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Musicians: Charissa Leung,* violin; Charles Dixon, viola; Keith Nicholas,* cello; Susan Yang, piano


Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor


Music by Women in the Early 1900’s:

Flute and String Quartet

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Tickets available beginning: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Musicians: Johna Bradley Smith,* violin; Daniel Reinker,* viola; Leslie Fagan,* flute; Sari Reist, cello


Tailleferre: Quatuor pour deux ViolonsAlto et Violoncelle

Mrs. H.H.A Beach: Theme and Variations for Flute and String Quartet


Beethoven String Quartet

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Tickets available beginning: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Musicians: Jung Min Shin,* violin; Likai He,* violin; Dan Reinker,* viola; Una Gong,* cello


Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 132

* Nashville Symphony Musician


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

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.