Sterling Elliott was destined to play the cello from the earliest possible moment of his existence. The Newport News, Virginia, native wasn’t just born into a musical family. He was born into a family string quartet in the making — one eagerly awaiting him as its fourth.
Author: Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
“Broadway Beyond Words” pumps up the volume for classic musicals, spotlighting the music at their core, and in turn, Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s fabulous players.
Clarinetist/composer Kinan Azmeh loves the fun, spontaneity, challenge and freedom that improvisation allows. He and MSO will be channeling ideas while interacting on his Suite for Improvisor and Orchestra, Saturday, October 8.
Baroque music presents a playground in the past for musicians, and MSO Concertmaster Shellie Brown Kemp, for one, is eager to dive into the 18th century fun.
Behold MSO’s 78th season and its roster of concerts packed with plenty to engage the eyes as well as the ears! A stellar lineup of skilled musicians and world-class guest artists is always a given for MSO. But another super cool draw is the charisma this season’s performers bring to the concert stage.