FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MSO Presents Aural Scenes & Bold Artistry in Bravo III “Mendelssohn & Beethoven”

A safe and distanced evening of sumptuous surprise and scene-stealing music

Jackson, Mississippi, February 25, 2021—On Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 7:30pm, the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra continues its Selby and Richard McRae Foundation Bravo series with an all-strings orchestra performing Mendelssohn and Beethoven.

Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 11, commonly known as “Serioso”, is at the heart of this performance. This 1810 work was famously orchestrated by composer/conductor Gustav Mahler, who transferred it from four solo players to a full string orchestra in 1898. The program opens with Mendelssohn’s captivating String Symphony No. 7, one of 13 he wrote as a teen, is full of exuberance and precocious brilliance.

Tickets ($20) are available in advance only and must be purchased online at Limitedseating is socially distanced at Thalia Mara Hall, with mask and temperature check required for entry. The concert will be short (no intermission), and tickets will not be available at the door. No concessions, ticket sales or Will Call. Arrival instructions and protocol will be sent with e-tickets. For more information, visit our website or find us on Facebook @JacksonMSOrchestra.

Selby & Richard McRae Foundation Bravo III – Mendelssohn & Beethoven concert

Mississippi Symphony Orchestra with Crafton Beck, Conductor

Saturday, March 6, 2021, 7:30pm

Thalia Mara Hall, downtown Jackson
255 E Pascagoula St, Jackson, MS 39201

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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