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17/18 Season


SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2017
Kick-off Weekend Concerts with the Memphis Youth Symphony Program

Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Copland – Variations on a Shaker Melody
Memphis

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
Leading From Every Chair® Concert

Memphis Symphony Orchestra
1:30pm, Memphis

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
Memphis Renaissance: Going on From Here

Works by African-American composers (Ellington, Still, etc.)
Memphis Symphony Orchestra, New Ballet Ensemble
7pm, Memphis, Levitt Shell

OCTOBER 27, 2017
Inland Hospital Pops

Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Massenet, Handel, Schubert, Williams, Sibelius, Herman, Brahms, Khachaturian, etc.
Portland Symphony Orchestra, Suzanne Nance, Soprano
Waterville Opera House, Waterville, ME

OCTOBER 29, 2017
Discovery Concert “Expedition Orchestra”

Britten – Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Stravinsky – Infernal Dance
Grieg – Holberg Suite
Rouse – Ogoun Badagris
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4 movement 3
Williams – Nimbus 2000 from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Portland Symphony Orchestra
Merrill Auditorium, Portland

OCTOBER 30, 2017
Youth Concert “Expedition Orchestra”

Britten – Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Stravinsky – Infernal Dance
Grieg – Holberg Suite
Rouse – Ogoun Badagris
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4 movement 3
Portland Symphony Orchestra
Merrill Auditorium, Portland

NOVEMBER 8, 2017
Leading From Every Chair® Concert

Memphis Symphony Orchestra
1:30pm, Memphis

NOVEMBER 12, 2017
Memphis Youth Symphony Fall Concert

Beethoven – Coriolan Overture
Mozart – Symphony No. 40 / I
Massenet – Le Cid Ballet Suite
Borodin – Symphony No. 2 / I
7pm, Harris Concert Hall, Memphis

DECEMBER 1-3, 2017
Magic of Memphis Holiday Concerts

Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Sound Fuzion
Cannon Center, Memphis

DECEMBER 9, 2017
“Sounds of the Season”

Memphis Youth Symphony Orchestra and String Orchestra
Bizet – Farandole
Leontovich – Carol of the Bells
Anderson – Sleigh Ride
1:30pm, Harris Concert Hall, Memphis

DECEMBER 10, 2017
Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E Minor

Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4
Selected works for Cantor and Orchestra
Joseph Malovany, cantor
Linnea Brophy, violin
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
2:30pm, Baron Hirsch Synagogue

JANUARY 6, 2018
Pops Concert: “Elvis’ Memphis”

Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Terry Mike Jeffrey Band
7:30, Memphis

JANUARY 21, 2018
Discovery Concert “Symphonic Safari”

Portland Symphony Orchestra
Merrill Auditorium, Portland

JANUARY 24-26, 2018
Young People’s Concerts – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bernstein – Candide Overture
William Grant Still – Wood Notes
Shostakovich – Symphony No. 9, movement 1
Prokofiev – March from Love for three Oranges
Amy Beach – Symphony in E Minor, movement 2

Work by Composition Contest winner
Bartok – Rumanian Folk Dances
Stravinsky – Petrushka, movement 1
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Cannon Center, Memphis

FEBRUARY 24 and 25, 2018
Classic Accents Series

(Replacing Andres Cladera)
Mendelssohn – Fingal’s Cave Overture
Bernstein – Serenade After Plato’s Symposium
Beethoven – Symphony N0. 7
Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Charles Yang, violin

FEBRUARY 27, 2018
Memphis Youth Symphony Program String Orchestra concert

7pm, Memphis

MARCH 4, 2018
Rimsky-Korsakov – Procession of the Nobles

Saint-Saens – Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 (movement 1)
Chaminade – Concertino for Flute and Orchestra
Brahms – Serenade No. 1 (movement 1)
Schubert – Symphony No. 8 (movement 1)
Memphis Youth Symphony Orchestra
Clay Hancock, violin and Matthew Kim, flute
7pm, Harris Concert Hall, Memphis

APRIL 11-15, 2018
Bernstein/Sunderland – Anniversaries
Bernstein – Chichester Psalms

Tchaikovsky – Concert Fantasy
Beethoven – Choral Fantasy
Kansas City Symphony, Cover Conductor, Michael Stern
Eldar Nebolsin, piano
Kansas City, MO 

APRIL 21-22, 2018
Pops Concerts: “Tribute to Prince”

Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis

MAY 3, 2018
Nestlé and the Salzburg Festival “Contemporary Music Day”
Semi-Finalist for the Young Conductors Award Competition
Austrian Ensemble for New Music (OENM)
Schoenberg – Kammersymphonie No. 1
Hindemith – Kammermusik No. 1
Salzburg, Austria

MAY 12, 2018
Side-by-side Concert: Memphis Symphony and Memphis Youth Symphony
Fauré – Pavane
Schubert – Symphony No. 9 [movement 1]
Williams – Across the Stars Love Theme
Williams – Imperial March
Dvorak – Symphony No. 9 [movement 4]
Khachaturian – Sabre Dance
2:30pm, Cannon Center, Memphis

MAY 19-20, 2018
Classic Accents Series
Mendelssohn – Scherzo in G Minor, Op. 20
Schubert – Symphony No. 5
Kilar – Orawa
Poulenc – Concerto in D for Two Pianos and Orchestra
Cathal Breslin, Artina McCain, pianos 
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis

MAY 26, 2018
Summer Symphony
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Wynonna Judd
Memphis Botanic Garden

18-19 Season


SEPTEMBER 9, 2018
Kick-Off Weekend
Memphis Youth Symphony Program

SEPTEMBER 19, 2018
Leading From Every Chair performance
Memphis Symphony Orchestra

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
Concert with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and New Ballet Ensemble
Levitt Shell, Memphis

SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
Symphony at the Botanic Gardens
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Keb’ Mo’

OCTOBER 10, 2018
Leading From Every Chair performance
Memphis Symphony Orchestra

OCTOBER 14, 2018
Special Concert at Metro Baptist Church
Memphis Symphony Orchestra

OCTOBER 20, 2018
Pops – Cirque de la Symphonie
Memphis Symphony Orchestra

NOVEMBER 11, 2018
Fall Concert
Memphis Youth Symphony

DECEMBER 8-9
Nutcracker
Ballet Memphis, Memphis Symphony Orchestra

DECEMBER 15-16
Nut Remix
Memphis Symphony Orchestra, New Ballet Ensemble

DECEMBER 22-23
Magic of Memphis Holiday Pops
Memphis Symphony Orchestra

JANUARY 5-6, 2019
Elvis Pops at Graceland
Memphis Symphony Orchestra

MARCH 3, 2019
Symphonic Vikings (Great-West Life Kids Concert)
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Buzz Brass
2pm, Winnipeg, Manitoba

MAY 4, 2019
Pops – Music of Star Wars
Memphis Symphony Orchestra

MAY 5, 2019
Side by Side
Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Memphis Youth Symphony
6pm, Canon Center, Memphis

MAY 25, 2019
Symphony at the Botanic Gardens
Memphis Symphony Orchestra