FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MSO Offers an Evening of Popular Scores for Stage/Screen in Pops II Concert

 Featuring a lovely pairing of pianist and violinist Tyler & Shellie Kemp

Jackson, Mississippi, March 5, 2021—On Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 7:30pm, the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra continues its 76th Season Pops Series with an all-strings orchestra performing a night of easy listening tunes in Pops II Music of Richter and Ffrench”. Highlighting the program will be MSO’s own Tyler and Shellie Kemp.

“Downton Abbey” fans will delight in this concert of beautiful and immersive scores for film, TV and stage. Relax in the works of Max Richter and Alexis Ffrench, as well as other contemporary greats. Richter stands as one of the most prodigious figures on today’s music scene. UK’s biggest selling pianist of 2020, Ffrench embodies a classical eclectic style. Piano (Tyler Kemp) combined with strings (Shellie Kemp) emphasize the cool scoring phenom, including themes from “The Leftovers”, “The Illusionist”, “Ashokan Farewell” and more.

Tickets ($20) are available in advance only and MUST be purchased online at Limited seating is socially distanced at Thalia Mara Hall, with mask 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 protocols will be sent with e-tickets. For more information, visit our website or find us on Facebook @JacksonMSOrchestra.

Pops II – Music of Richter & Ffrench concert

Mississippi Symphony Orchestra with Crafton Beck, Conductor
Tyler Kemp, piano
Shellie Kemp, violin

Saturday, March 13, 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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