For this year’s March Music Madness tournament, we’ve decided to strike up the band. All 32 pieces in the bracket are repertoire for wind ensemble.
Join us as we celebrate his 250-year legacy at the Nashville Symphony’s Beethoven Birthday Bash.
Pianist Stephen Hough can’t stop talking about fire. He treats each aspect of his creative life as a furnace – with all of his many milieu fueling the fire. And when he visited Nashville to perform Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1, he pointed directly to the repeated expression marking – “con fuoco” – in his […]
In Around the Sun, harpist Kirsten Agresta Copely takes you on a journey through a year’s cycle via soundscape. The album releases Friday January 31.
Parker Ramsay and Arnie Tanimoto’s instruments may not be that old, but they’re built in the style used 400 or so years ago. The combination of harp and viola da gamba, while pleasant, was indeed surprising.
With over 400 years of history behind the orchestra, arts administrator Aubrey Bergauer is looking to the future. She’ll be at Vanderbilt Blair School of Music next week to discuss the 21st-century solutions she’s been applying to audience building.
Banjo. Lavta. Tamborello. Already a collection of instruments that don’t seem to go together at first glance. But Rhiannon Giddens wants you to know that they do. And as she says, “that’s the point of the whole thing.”
Much ado is made about the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart every year by Mozart in Nashville in their annual concert. This year they brought a quartet by the classical composer on a different birthday: that of Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, the man who cataloged Mozart’s music.
As cellist Maya Beiser prepares to perform The Day with dancer Wendy Whalen in Nashville with OZ Arts, she has also released her album Blackstar, which reimagines music of David Bowie into a cello concerto. She also took the time to answer six questions about how she sees music, how she breaks away from all […]
Ludwig van Beethoven turns 250 this year. 2020 will inevitably be filled with performances of his music, and scholarship about his life and influence. But first, we thought it was time to indulge in a little fun by enjoying some of the fictional portrayals of the man onscreen.