FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MSO Features Debussy, Brahms, and a Special Treat in “Truth and Flame” Concert

Dynamic guest soprano Aundi Marie Moore gives rich voice to Margaret Walker’s poems

Jackson, Mississippi, March 2, 2022—On Saturday, March 5th, 2022, at 7:30pm, The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra continues its 77th Selby and Richard McRae Foundation Bravo series with Bravo IV “Truth and Flame”.  This is the first of two concerts in partnership with the Mississippi Museum of Art recognizing southern artists of the Great Migration. Performance is additionally sponsored by Baker Donelson.

The program will begin with a pair of Debussy delightsPrelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and his Children’s Corner piano suite – and end with Brahms’ 2nd Symphony.  At the heart of the evening is the special premiere of three Margaret Walker poems in song, composed by MSO Conductor Crafton Beck and brought to life by Metropolitan Opera soprano, Aundi Marie Moore.  The 2015 winner of The American Prize in Voice, Moore is called, “A voice of clarion beauty” by The Washington Post.

Tickets $29 and up (students/children $5) and can be purchased online at www.msotickets.comBox office will reopen at 6:30pm on the evening of the concert at Thalia Mara HallMasks required for entry and MUST be worn throughout the concert.  No lobby concessions.  For more info on the 2021-22 Season to Savor, visit our website, find us on Facebook @JacksonMSOrchestra, or check out our blog, MSOTempo!



Bravo IV – Truth and Flame concert

The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra with Crafton Beck, Conductor/Music Director
Aundi Marie Moore, soprano

Saturday, March 5, 2022, 7:30pm

Thalia Mara Hall, downtown Jackson
255 East Pascagoula St., Jackson, MS 39201

City Centre Garage – across from Thalia Mara (accessible parking & entry on West St. side)

Rachael Roberts, Director of Marketing & Box Office

This project is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


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