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Telling Tchaikovsky

MSO Conductor Crafton Beck leads the orchestra on stage.

Nobody does it better than Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s Bravo Series opener “Totally Tchaikovsky,” October 7 at Thalia Mara Hall, is a full-concert indulgence in the master’s incomparable melodies and emotional range.

If it’s Baroque, there’s a lot to it

MSO Principal Horn Mimi Linehan and Second Horn Richard Hudson

There’s a reason that Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s annual “Beloved Baroque” concert is the first one on the season’s schedule each year, and it’s not just because this tried and true people-pleaser in the stunning venue of St. Andrew’s Cathedral is guaranteed to shake off summer doldrums for symphony lovers.

‘Fresh Voices,’ fresh focus, fresh season ahead

MSO Season of Fresh Voices graphic collage

How to freshen up a classic? How to fold in the new with the familiar and beloved, in a fresh way?

MSO Conductor and Music Director Crafton Beck has done it once again, fashioning a “Season of Fresh Voices” that puts MSO musicians in a fresh spotlight, brings exciting new compositions to audience’s ears for the first time, and homes in on relevant new connections for a fresh ear on revered masterworks.