Author: Mississippi Symphony Orchestra

Symphony in the Community MSO concert at Cade Chapel MB Church
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New directions, key connections in MSO’s Symphony in the Community

MSO’s 79th season sees its Matinee Series occupying a more formal spot on the 2023-24 lineup, with fall and spring “Symphony in the Community” concerts that reach directly into Cade Chapel’s west Jackson neighborhood and forge ties with Jackson artists and the music they create right here in the capital city.

MSO Season of Fresh Voices graphic collage
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‘Fresh Voices,’ fresh focus, fresh season ahead

How to freshen up a classic? How to fold in the new with the familiar and beloved, in a fresh way?

MSO Conductor and Music Director Crafton Beck has done it once again, fashioning a “Season of Fresh Voices” that puts MSO musicians in a fresh spotlight, brings exciting new compositions to audience’s ears for the first time, and homes in on relevant new connections for a fresh ear on revered masterworks.

Brilliant array of talent and masterworks make chamber concert a must
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Brilliant array of talent and masterworks make chamber concert a must

The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s final chamber concert of the season – “Woodworth Array” – blooms with beauty and joy in the marvelously intimate space of Tougaloo College’s Woodworth Chapel, 7:30 p.m. April 15. Resonating in that historic setting, it takes listeners on a merry journey of music.