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    Nashville Symphony Reveals June 2022 Events Calendar

    The following is a press release:

    Nashville Symphony is gearing up for its summer programming and is putting the spotlight on its upcoming June events at Schermerhorn Symphony Center and out in the community. See below for the complete list of concerts.

    June 2-5: Beethoven’s Ninth: The Nashville Symphony will conclude its 2021/22 Amazon Classical Series with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, featuring the universally beloved “Ode to Joy.” This concert also includes a commission created especially for the Symphony’s 75th anniversary, Continuum, by composer and Nashville Symphony violist Christopher Farrell. MORE INFO + TICKETS

    June 7-12: Community Concert Series (FREE Community Events)
    Enjoy an evening of music under the stars when the Nashville Symphony comes to a park near you. Fun for the whole family, this FREE community concert will include classical and popular favorites, prize giveaways, and more. Program to include Shostakovich (Festive Overture), Dvořák (No. 7, “Allegro vivace,” from Slavonic Dances Nos. 5-8), Saint-Saëns (Danse macabre), Coleridge-Taylor (Ballade in A Minor), Sousa (Washington Post March), Copland (“Hoe Down” from Rodeo), Rodgers (The Sound of Music selections for orchestra) and John Williams (Flying Theme from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Raiders March from Raiders of the Lost Ark). 
    June 7: Antioch Southeast Greenspace (Antioch, TN) MORE INFORMATION
    June 8: Key Park (Lafayette, TN)  MORE INFORMATION
    June 9: Centennial Park at Musicians Corner (Nashville, TN) MORE INFORMATION
    June 11: Cumberland University (Lebanon, TN) MORE INFORMATION
    June 12: Crockett Park (Brentwood, TN) MORE INFORMATION

    June 8: ABBA: The Concert: The world’s top ABBA tribute band performs some of the most iconic pop songs ever written: “Mamma Mia,” “Waterloo,” “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Gimme, Gimme, Gimme” and more. Presented without orchestraMORE INFO + TICKETS

    June 13: New Works for Chamber Ensembles (FREE Chamber Music Program): Composer Chris Farrell, who also serves as violist with the Nashville Symphony, will present an evening of intimate pieces he has composed for two instruments. The program will include Inventions for Two Violas, Suite for Viola and Bassoon, Aria for Viola and Piano, and Suite for Solo Viola. MORE INFO & TICKETS 

    June 17-19: Back to the Future in Concert with Nashville Symphony: For three nights, Back to the Future will be displayed on a big hi-def screen with your Nashville Symphony performing Alan Silvestri’s musical score live in sync with the movie. The program will include twenty minutes of brand-new music added by award-winning composer Silvestri to the film’s score. MORE INFO + TICKETS

    June 22: Bernadette Peters with the Nashville Symphony: Joined by your Nashville Symphony, the Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen will sing from her extensive songbook of Broadway hits – including gems from Rodgers and Hammerstein, Sondheim and more. This concert will open with the Nashville Symphony performing a selection of beloved Broadway overtures and more. MORE INFO + TICKETS

    June 26: The Music of Queen with the Nashville Symphony at Ascend Amphitheater: Vocalist Justin Sargent will join a rock band and your Nashville Symphony to perform orchestral arrangements of all your Queen favorites under the stars at Ascend Amphitheater. Hits include “We Are the Champions,” “We Will Rock You,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “You’re My Best Friend,” “Fat Bottomed Girls,” “Killer Queen,” and more. MORE INFO + TICKETS

    June 27: The Drifters, The Cornell Gunter Coasters, and The Platters: The Nashville Symphony will feature the most beloved creators of the doo wop sound: The Drifters, The Cornell Gunter Coasters, and The Platters. Enjoy classic doo wop and R&B hits like “Charlie Brown,” “Yakety Yak,” “Poison Ivy,” “Only You,” “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” “The Great Pretender,” “Under the Boardwalk,” “Up on the Roof,” “This Magic Moment,” “On Broadway” and more. MORE INFO + TICKETS

    June 28: String Quartet Evolutions (FREE Chamber Music Program): Four Nashville Symphony musicians will trace the origins of the string quartet from its founder, “Papa” Haydn, to its mature form in the hands of Ludwig van Beethoven. This program will include Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 20, No. 5, and Beethoven’s “Razumovsky” Quartet. MORE INFO + TICKETS

    June 30-July 2: Ben Folds with Nashville Symphony: One of Music City’s most beloved and world-renowned artists, Ben Folds, will return to the Nashville Symphony to close the 2021/22 FirstBank Pops Series. This singer, songwriter, pianist and dynamic performer will bring his impeccable musicianship, wry humor and an unparalleled knack for pop songcraft. Folds has been hailed as “a wonder to watch” (Vibes) and “a consummate musician” (Uncut). He’s also a passionate advocate for the vitality of symphony orchestras, and he’s been a loyal friend and supporter of the Nashville Symphony.  MORE INFO + TICKETS