Category: Press Releases

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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...

[MSO’s 2023/2024 Season of Fresh Voices features music and musicians influenced by Mississippi.
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MSO’s 79th season filled with ‘Fresh Voices’

MSO’s 79th season filled with ‘Fresh Voices’ Lineup celebrates new compositions, classics, and MSO’s finest Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra promises A Season of Fresh Voices to mark its 79th year. Beginning early September and providing the best in live classical and popular music, the season brims with new compositions and connections, as well...

Pepsi Pops 2023 is FRiday, June 2 at Old Trace Park on the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
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Pepsi Pops is now June 2.

Pepsi Pops hallmark tradition to return June 2 Families, friends and fans gather on the Reservoir. Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra confirms June 2 as the new date for its annual Pepsi Pops concert after weather postponed the event May 12. The concert at 7:30 p.m. at Old Trace Park on the Barnett Reservoir...

2023 premier orchestral institute's composer competition winner Federico Hoyos in close up playing violin.
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MSO’s first-ever International Composition Competition winning work to debut at June’s Premier Orchestral Institute

MSO’s first-ever International Composition Competition winning work to debut at June’s Premier Orchestral Institute Jackson, Mississippi — Mississippi Symphony Orchestra announces the winner of its first-ever International Composition Competition leading up to the 2023 Premier Orchestral Institute set for June when the piece will debut. The inaugural winner Leonardo Federico Hoyos, a violin professor at...

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Fun music, playful vibes are hallmarks of Pepsi Pops

Fun music, playful vibes are hallmarks of Pepsi Pops Families, friends and fans make MSO concert an irresistible tradition Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s annual Pepsi Pops concert, 7:30 p.m. May 12 at Old Trace Park on the Barnett Reservoir, caps the season with the bang of fireworks and the twin pull of winning...

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MSO chamber concert resonates in historic setting

MSO chamber concert resonates in historic setting ‘Woodworth Array’ brings winning classical charm to chapel at Tougaloo Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s final chamber concert of the season, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15, takes full advantage of the rich acoustics of Tougaloo College’s Woodworth Chapel with a captivating lineup of music masters – Mozart,...

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 MSO chamber concert resonates in historic setting 

 MSO chamber concert resonates in historic setting ‘Woodworth Array’ brings winning classical charm to chapel at Tougaloo  Jackson, Mississippi — The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s final chamber concert of the season, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15, takes full advantage of the rich acoustics of Tougaloo College’s Woodworth Chapel with a captivating lineup of music masters –...