Nashville Symphony Announces Summer 2014 Community Concerts
Free outdoor concerts culminate with July 4th concert at Riverfront Park
Nashville, Tenn. (May 2, 2014) – The Nashville Symphony has announced its 2014 community concert series, an annual summer tradition that embodies the organization’s mission of bringing outstanding music to audiences of every age and background throughout Middle Tennessee.
Featuring works by Beethoven, Bernstein, Copland, Tchaikovsky, Cole Porter and more, the community concerts deliver classical favorites in a casual summer setting at locations throughout the area. All performances are free of charge (except where noted) and will be conducted by Nashville Symphony Assistant Conductor Vinay Parameswaran. Dates and locations for the 2014 series are:
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 4 – Centennial Park
8 p.m. Thursday, June 5 – East Park
8 p.m. Friday, June 6 – Bicentennial Mall State Park
7 p.m. Sunday, June 8 – Crockett Park
7 p.m. Tuesday, June 10 – Cumberland University, Lebanon*
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11 – Key Park, Lafayette
7 p.m. Thursday, June 12 – Two Rivers Mansion
*Admission for this concert is $5 for adults, free for students and children
The Nashville Symphony will conclude its free outdoor performances on July 4, when the orchestra takes part in Music City’s Independence Day celebration with a free concert in downtown Nashville on the Lawn at Riverfront Park that will also include performances by Billy Currington, Ashley Monroe and Striking Matches before the South’s largest fireworks show.