Nashville Symphony announces two added concerts for early 2014
Orchestra to perform classic rock at Led Zeppelin tribute, classical works with Itzhak Perlman
NASHVILLE, TN. (October 22, 2013) Nashville Symphony announces two new concerts for 2014. Classic rock fans won’t want to miss the orchestra’s tribute to Led Zepplin on January 30, and classical music fans won’t want to miss the return of Itzhak Perlman on March 18. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, October 25, available at NashvilleSymphony.org, at the Schermerhorn box office or at 615.687.6400.
The Music of Led Zeppelin performed by the Nashville Symphony
January 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Bridging the gulf between rock ’n’ roll and classical music, the Nashville Symphony will blow you away with The Music of Led Zeppelin. Amplified by a full rock band, creator Brent Havens will guest-conduct the orchestra as they capture Led Zeppelin’s sheer blast and power, riff for riff, while churning out new musical colors. The two-plus-hour concert features 18 classic Zeppelin tunes, including “Stairway to Heaven,” “Heartbreaker,” “Black Dog,” “Immigrant Song” and more.
Itzhak Perlman with the Nashville Symphony
March 18 at 7 p.m.
The reigning virtuoso of the violin joins the Nashville Symphony for one night only at Schermerhorn Symphony Center! One of the most accomplished musicians working today, Perlman remains a magnetic performer, beloved not just for his remarkable artistry, but for his irrepressible joy in making music. When he takes the stage with Nashville’s GRAMMY®-winning orchestra, he’ll perform Beethoven’s breathtaking Violin Concerto.
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 19 recordings on Naxos, which have received 14 GRAMMY® nominations and seven GRAMMY® Awards, making NSO one of the most active recording orchestras in the country. With more than 100 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 inspire 100,000 children and adults each year.