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Nashville Symphony Concert Announcement

Nashville Symphony Concert Announcement

12th Annual Free Day of Music – October 21, 2017

An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt – November 5, 2017

The Music of Prince with the Nashville Symphony – January 24, 2018 — added performance

Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals with the Nashville Symphony – June 22, 2018

Rick Springfield with the Nashville Symphony – June 29, 2018


Contact: Dave Felipe, Publicist

Phone: 615.687.6565


The following concerts have been added to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center concert calendar. Now on pre-sale for subscribers, donors of $500 or more and groups of 12 or more, tickets will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, August 18.  


12th Annual Event

Free Day of Music

10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017

A Music City fall tradition! Experience more than 20 performances on four stages featuring everything from classical and jazz to rock and country, starting with a free concert by the Nashville Symphony. Bring the kids and check out the Symphony’s popular Instrument Petting Zoo, and enjoy sweet and savory treats from food trucks on One Symphony Place. The full lineup of performers will be announced shortly. Learn more.



An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt

7:30 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2017

Two amazing talents come together for one incredible night. Four-time GRAMMY® winner Lyle Lovett has redefined American music throughout his three-decade career, while John Hiatt is an Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner with 24 albums to his credit. With their bottomless catalog of songs and their undeniable chemistry, these two veteran artists will join forces for an intimate acoustic performance. Learn more.

Concert presented without orchestra


Special Event2ND Show Added

The Music of Prince

with the Nashville Symphony

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Experience a night of Prince’s greatest hits as you’ve never heard them before when your Nashville Symphony, a full band and charismatic front man Marshall Charloff join forces for a musical and visual spectacle featuring all your favorites, including:

  • Diamonds and Pearls
  • Little Red Corvette
  • Sign ‘O’ the Times
  • When Doves Cry
  • Raspberry Beret
  • U Got the Look
  • Let’s Go Crazy
  • Purple Rain
  • 1999
  • Kiss

Learn more.


Special Event

Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals

with the Nashville Symphony

8 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2018

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Felix Cavaliere and The Rascals defined the sound of the ’60s, earning three No. 1 hits and nine Top 20 singles. Be there as “The Blue-Eyed King of Soul” and his band join your Nashville Symphony for a night of hits, including:

  • I’ve Been Lonely Too Long
  • People Got To Be Free
  • Beautiful Morning
  • How Can I Be Sure
  • Good Lovin’
  • Groovin’
  • And more

Learn more.


Special Event

Rick Springfield

with the Nashville Symphony

8 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2018

Rick Springfield delivered some of the most iconic hits of the ’80s. Now this GRAMMY® winner makes his Nashville Symphony debut for a memorable, high-energy performance that will have you out of your seats and dancing to hits like:

  • I’ve Done Everything for You
  • Don’t Talk to Strangers
  • Affair of the Heart
  • Human Touch
  • Jessie’s Girl
  • And more

Learn more.



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 28 recordings on Naxos, which have received 20 GRAMMY® nominations and 11 GRAMMY® Awards, making it one of the most active recording orchestras in the country. With more than 170 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 up to 60,000children and adults each year.