Archives for April 2017

Review: Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers soars in Bernstein’s Serenade

The Nashville Symphony, like many successful orchestras across the United States, has tried in recent years to appeal to a broader audience. One common strategy is to simply program concerts more creatively, often with the incorporation of more modern works and less classical and romantic era masterpieces. Therein lies a significant challenge – obtaining an […]

Review: Nashville Ballet and Nashville Symphony present a concert for all seasons at the Schermerhorn

Nashville Ballet has performed many times with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. But on March 24, the two ensembles celebrated a milestone, performing together for the first time inside the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. To mark the occasion, the groups presented an ambitious program that included Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and Copland’s Appalachian […]

Review: Nashville Opera Delivers the Goods in Sensuous Carmen

For its final production of the season, Nashville Opera calls on the power of one of music’s most-loved and oft-performed operas, Georges Bizet’s Carmen. Director John Hoomes presents a compelling, well-acted, and beautifully sung treatment of this operatic staple, filled to the brim with all the passion, fire, and lust present in this work. TPAC’s […]