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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

October 04, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Come for a night of swing, good humor, and the very best in jazz. Composed of 15 of jazz music’s finest soloists and ensemble players, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra ranks as one of the world's leading large jazz ensembles. The legendary trumpeter, composer, educator, and all-around cultural dynamo Wynton Marsalis co-founded the jazz program at Lincoln Center and serves as Music Director of the orchestra. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Iris Orchestra presents Pinchas Zukerman, violin, and Amanda Forsyth,cello, Passion and Purity

October 16, 2014 @ 7:30 PM

In Passion and Purity our season-long tribute to Beethoven begins with a work unparalleled in the violin repertoire. One of the greatest violinists of our time, Pinchas Zukerman, will make his IRIS debut playing the Violin Concerto in D major. As regal and serene as any music ever written, the Violin Concerto puts Beethoven’s mastery and Zukerman’s talent on full display: the clarity of its pure, transparent lines demands complete virtuosity...

Art Savvy - Jazz Series: The Guitar and Jazz

Art Savvy - Jazz Series: The Guitar and Jazz

October 21, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

Join Dr. John Bass of Rhodes College for a discussion about the peculiar relationship of the guitar to the history of jazz. From its role as a rhythm machine, to its breaking out as a solo--and even featured--instrument on the bandstand, this conversation will center on how the guitar fits into the narrative of jazz history and a look at the players who placed it there.

This program is in conjunction with our Jazz Series shows.

Germantown Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Concert

October 25, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

The Germantown Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Ronald Vernon performs with the 2014 GSO Concerto Competition winners in the Duncan-Williams Performance Hall.  Featured young artists are flutist Johnny Kim (Chaminade Concertino); violinist Madeline Lindemann (Bruch Violin Concerto No.1 - Allegro moderato); and violinist Allison Kerr (St. Saëns Violin Concerto No.3 - Allegro non troppo). The concert opens with C.P.E. Bach’s Symphony No.3 in F major, Wq. 183 in celebration of the composer’s 300th anniversary and closes with Rimsky-Korsakov’s brilliant Capriccio Espangnol, Op. 34.

Tickets:  $12 Adults, $8 seniors, $3 students (plus handling fees).

Tennessee Shakespeare Company presents: Richard III

Tennessee Shakespeare Company presents: Richard III

October 30, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

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Tennessee Shakespeare Company brings the most daring, haunting villain back to life for Halloween on the GPAC mainstage with an innovative staging of Richard III starring eight of the country’s most outstanding classical actors. TSC Artistic Director Dan McCleary plays the “bottled spider” as he manipulates and murders his way to the throne for a limited run October 30, 31, and November 1 at 7:00 pm.  

John Pizzarelli Quartet with Jessica Molaskey

November 02, 2014 @ 7:30 PM

Don’t miss New York’s hottest jazz guitarist, John Pizzarelli, joined by his wife, singer and Broadway actress Jessica Molaskey. The duo will treat you to a unique evening of American classics and songs from the Broadway stage. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

PB&J presents: Farmer Jason

November 08, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

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Sing-alongs and good-time songs! Farmer Jason is the brainchild of rock music legend Jason Ringenberg of Jason and the Scorchers.  Come imagine his real working farm in Tennessee as he brings it right to the stage! Jason's catchy tunes and ever-cheerful stage persona truly entertain the very youngest fans and their folks while subtly educating about the amazing diversity of our natural world, where healthy food really comes from (...maybe from his own organic garden!) or the rockin' farm and forest animals found all around us. His message is: "Turn off the electronics and get outdoors!"

Jake Shimabukuro

November 13, 2014 @ 7:30 PM

In his young career, ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has already redefined a heretofore under-the-radar instrument. Playing jazz, blues, funk, classical, bluegrass, folk, flamenco and rock, Jake is a virtuoso on a mission to show everyone that the ukulele is capable of much more than the traditional Hawaiian music many associate it with. From the Beatles classic “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” to Bach, Japanese koto music and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” – Jake Shimabukuro has reinvented the ukulele. 

Cirque Mechanics

November 15, 2014 @ 8:00 PM

Inspired by modern circus, Cirque Mechanics finds its roots in the mechanical and its heart in the stories of American ingenuity. The shows, rooted in realism, display a raw quality that makes their message timeless and relevant. The stories are wrapped in circus acrobatics, mechanical wonders and a bit of clowning around. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Jazz in the Box presents Stephen Lee

November 21, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

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Stephen Lee is a gospel, jazz and southern blues pianist. He has worked withKirk Whalum, Esperanza Spalding, Gregory Porter and the Harlem Gospel Choir. Lee began playing the piano at age 8 and since then he has been using his abilities to delight audiences around the world performing jazz and gospel music.

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