The Nashville Symphony is committed to bringing music to the community during the Coronavirus pandemic. They’re doing so with virtual events that appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Here are the Facebook events for this week of May 18, as per a press release from the Symphony.
Week of May 18 Virtual Events:
“Making Music with Enrico – Rhythm Rocks”
Principal Pops Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez’s “Rhythm Rocks” game is back for another round. Paint basic rhythm patterns on rocks and then use the patterns to practice clapping and performing each rhythm. Great for kids and families.
“Beethoven Explained” with Giancarlo Guerrero
May 20 at 6 PM
Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero’s “Beethoven Explained” lecture and Q&A series on Facebook Live continues with Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony, arguably the best-known piece of classical music ever written. The Maestro will explore Beethoven’s musical journey from darkness to light, and help listeners understand why this piece of music has endured for more than two centuries.
Submit advance questions for Guerrero to email@example.com or via the Nashville Symphony’s Facebook page.
Classical Trivia Violin vs. Viola Part II
May 21 at 1 PM
Fun for all ages! Test your knowledge of instruments, composers and repertoire with another round of trivia questions curated by Nashville Symphony violist Clare Yang.
“Classical Conversations” featuring composer Joan Tower
May 22 at 6 PM
Celebrated American composer Joan Tower joins Maestro Guerrero for a conversation about the Nashville Symphony’s recordings of her work, including 2007’s Made in America, which won three GRAMMY Awards.
Submit advance questions for Guerrero and Joan Tower to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the Nashville Symphony’s Facebook page.
Additional, regularly updated content is available on the Nashville Symphony’s website:
NashvilleSymphony.org/MusiciansAtHome: featuring videos of at-home performances and demonstrations by members of the orchestra.
NashvilleSymphony.org/GiancarloAtHome: archives of all of Maestro Guerrero’s online lectures and demonstrations.
NashvilleSymphony.org/HomeResources: numerous at-home music education activities for kids and families.