The Nashville Symphony has a great lineup for March. Check out this upcoming concerts.
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In-Person: 1 Symphony Place, Nashville, TN 37201
8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, March 6 & 7
Members of the Nashville Symphony’s brass section will be featured in a live recording of Pulitzer Prize- and GRAMMY®-winning composer Jennifer Higdon’s Low Brass Concerto. Also on the program are Hovhaness’ Symphony No. 2 “Mysterious Mountain,” Villa Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2 and Copland’s iconic Appalachian Spring, one of the defining works of the 20th century.
2Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross
7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8
American Idol winner Ruben Studdard pays tribute to one of his idols, showcasing his extraordinary vocals on selections from Luther Vandross’ legendary career. Concert presented without orchestra
with the Nashville Symphony
7 p.m. Thursday, March 12 | 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, March 13 & 14
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, legendary Irish raconteur Tomáseen Foley takes you to the Emerald Isle during this musical extravaganza celebrating all things Irish, with beloved tunes, lively dancing and traditional Celtic instruments.
A lively St. Paddy’s Party precedes each concert, with Guinness and Jameson Irish Whiskey at the bars, step-dancing and emerald-green lighting in the Schermerhorn’s Main Lobby.
4The Gold Rush: An American Musical Adventure
11 a.m. Saturday, March 14
Race across America with Rico the Roughrider and stake a claim for gold in the Wild West as you discover the sounds of American music by Copland, Sousa, Grofé, Elmer Bernstein and more.
Arrive early for family-friendly pre-concert activities, including the Symphony’s Instrument Petting Zoo, crafts, a book nook and more starting at 10 a.m.
7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15
Jonny Lang returns to perform fan favorites from his string of beloved albums, including his 1997 debut Lie to Me, 2006’s GRAMMY®-winning Turn Around, and his latest, politically informed LP, Signs. Concert presented without orchestra
6Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony
7 p.m. Thursday, March 19 | 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, March 20 & 21
This powerhouse program opens with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” before the Nashville Symphony & Chorus join forces for Latin GRAMMY®-winning composer Gabriela Lena Frank’s Conquest Requiem. To be recorded live for forthcoming release on Naxos, Frank’s vividly imagined work adapts texts in Nahuatl, Spanish and Latin to explore the conquest of the New World through the experiences of the Nahua woman Malinche.
7Kool & The Gang
7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 22
Get ready to dance and sing along to some of the most iconic hits of all time as Kool & The Gang showcase their trademark blend of soul, funk, jazz, rock and pop in their first Nashville appearance in nearly a decade. Concert presented without orchestra
with the Nashville Symphony
7 p.m. Thursday, March 26 | 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, March 27 & 28
It’s a Boogie Wonderland, as four spectacular singers and dancers and the Nashville Symphony celebrate the great disco hits of the ’70s, with orchestrations written and arranged by Principal Pops Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez.
Arrive early in your favorite disco attire for a pre-show party in the Schermerhorn lobby, including a DJ, disco ball extravaganza and more surprises.