Category: Symphony News

pianist Randy Klein & vocalist Aurelia Williams
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Music and poetry speak to the soul in MSO’s ‘American Constellation’

The rhythm, the lyricism and the gamut of emotion that great poetry evokes are the very characteristics that make verse a great partner in music performance, and Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming “American Constellation” Bravo Series concert sets a sterling example, on November 4 at Thalia Mara Hall.

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.

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MSO spotlights fresh voices, American classics

MSO spotlights fresh voices, American classics Poetry festival partnership connects music with Jackson’s literary legacy Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s flagship Bravo Concert Series continues with “American Constellation,” 7:30 p.m. November 4 at Thalia Mara Hall, wedding brilliant American classics with some of this country’s most resonant contemporary voices in music and poetry. In...

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Matinee Series joins season lineup with Symphony in the Community

Matinee Series joins season lineup with Symphony in the Community Teneia Sanders and 5th Child featured with MSO at Cade Chapel Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra builds on last season’s successful debut of its Matinee Series with two “Symphony in the Community” concerts. The fall concert begins at 3 p.m. October 29 at Cade...

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Billy Joel, Elton John hits are ‘Back to Back’ with MSO

Billy Joel, Elton John hits are ‘Back to Back’ with MSO Jeans ’n Classics returns to cover pop icons’ most beloved songs Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra goes to the top of the pops charts with the welcome return of the Jeans ’n Classics band and a show celebrating the songs of two pop...

MSO’s October 7th concert —Totally Tchaikovsky— features a Romantic Era gamut of emotion.
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MSO’s all-Tchaikovsky concert scores emotional high

MSO’s all-Tchaikovsky concert scores emotional high Composer’s incomparable melodies bring passion to the forefront Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra kicks off its flagship Bravo Concert Series with “Totally Tchaikovsky,” October 7 at Thalia Mara Hall, striking every note on the emotional scale with the sweeping verve and undeniable appeal of one of history’s...

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MSO season 79 opens with ‘Beloved Baroque’

MSO season 79 opens with ‘Beloved Baroque’ Concertos for strings, horns and more highlight MSO’s own Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra strikes up its 79th season with the annual and much-anticipated “Beloved Baroque” concert, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9, filling St. Andrew’s Cathedral with the charming music of Vivaldi, Telemann and more. The beautiful and...