Rescheduled Concerts Announcement
The following concerts have been rescheduled from previous postponements and added to the Nashville Symphony & Schermerhorn Symphony Center concert calendar. Tickets are now available for all concerts listed. Patrons who already have tickets to these rescheduled concerts can click here to log in and access their tickets. All tickets are now contactless mobile tickets accessed from a phone. Click here to learn how to access mobile tickets.
Not Our First Goat Rodeo
Yo-Yo Ma – Stuart Duncan Edgar Meyer – Chris Thile With guest Aoife O’Donovan
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at Ascend Amphitheater
An astounding group of virtuosos – Yo-Yo Ma on cello, Stuart Duncan on fiddle, Edgar Meyer on bass and Chris Thile on mandolin — reunite live for the first time in nearly a decade. Joined by featured vocalist Aoife O’Donovan, the lively talents of these exceptional artists come together onstage to create a singular sound that’s part composed, part improvised, and uniquely American — music so complex to pull off that the group likens it to a goat rodeo, airplane pilots’ nickname for a situation in which many different things need to go right to avoid disaster. In the words of the Los Angeles Times, this concert presents “unlikely musicians on unlikely instruments in concerts…that [are] part blues, part bluegrass and a smidgen of Bach.”
2011’s GRAMMY®-winning Goat Rodeo Sessions was the first step in this path-breaking collaboration, producing music that NPR’s World Cafe called “organic yet composed in a way that only four deeply talented, in-tune musicians could make it,” hinting “at Appalachia, Chinese classical, Celtic and jazz influences.” Now the group reunites to perform a collection of all-new music, accompanied by a new album on Sony Masterworks. These five musicians’ diverse traditions and experiences intersect to create a compelling sound that is at once global and American, a shared voice that speaks powerfully to the American experience.
Presented without the Nashville Symphony
1964 The Tribute
7:30 p.m. Sunday, November 7, 2021
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.
“Best Beatles Tribute on Earth” –Rolling Stone
1964 The Tribute is not endorsed by or affiliated with Apple Corps, LTD.
Concert presented without orchestra
8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2022
GRAMMY®-winning vocalist Gregory Porter and his band return to the Schermerhorn following their sold-out engagement in 2015. With his captivating baritone voice, this soulful singer and musical storyteller expertly captures the emotions and intellect of every lyric he delivers, while his poignant songwriting transforms the personal into the universal.
Presented without orchestra
Judy Collins with the Nashville Symphony
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2022
It’s a history-making Schermerhorn debut as the iconic Judy Collins joins your Nashville Symphony. A modern-day Renaissance woman, Collins has inspired generations with her sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal triumphs and fervent activism. Be there as this transcendent artist takes you through gorgeous renditions of standards from the American Songbook, as well as some of the most beloved songs from her catalog of more than 50 releases, including:
Both Sides Now | Send in the Clowns | Bridge Over Troubled Waters | Someday Soon | Chelsea Morning | Secret Gardens | and more
Judy Collins is co-represented by Cadenza Artists.
Sing-Along-A Sound of Music
3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2022
Experience this beloved family classic as never before! It’s a one-of-a-kind interactive movie-going event that gives you the chance to sing, dance and even yodel along with the actors onscreen. Bring the entire family and join in on beloved Rogers and Hammerstein tunes including “Do-Re-Mi,” “My Favorite Things,” “Maria,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” and more.
Come in costume to join a special parade. Plus, each ticket comes with a goodie bag of treats to prepare you for major audience participation.
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. 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 2019/20 season. The Nashville Symphony has released 35 internationally distributed recordings on Naxos, which have received 26 GRAMMY® nominations and 14 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.