Concert & Events - Upcoming

Grounds of First Presbyterian Church
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 7:30 PM
This is a free community event! The Starlight Symphony is an outdoor concert friends and family will enjoy. We will be firing live cannons so you won't want to miss this incredible experience.
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Op. 49
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Shannon
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Custer: A Salute to the Big Apple
Lopez: "Let it Go" from Disney's Frozen
Sousa: Washington Post
Union University: Savage Memorial Chapel
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 6 September 2014 - 7:30 PM
Join The Jackson Symphony on Opening Night of the much anticipated 54th Season. Listen to the joyous new fanfare, Beethoven’s epic 5th Symphony and the tender songs of Mahlers' Rückert-Lieder.
Presenters: Alice and Carl Kirkland; Toyota Bodine Aluminum
Mussleman: Fanfare
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Shannon
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62
Mahler: Rückert-Lieder (5)
Artist: Evan Jones (Baritone)
Beethoven: Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Carl Perkins Civic Center
Jackson, Tennessee
Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 8:00 PM
Program TBA
Artist: Wilson Phillips (Voice)
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Shannon
Union University: Savage Memorial Chapel
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 7:30 PM
A concert full of your favorite pieces by Johann Strauss including The Blue Danube Waltz, the Gypsy Baron Overture and the Thunder and Lightening Polka!

And so much more!
Presenters: Alice and Carl Kirkland; Toyota Bodine Aluminum
Strauss: Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Shannon
Strauss: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214
Strauss: Die Fledermaus
Aeneas Building
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 8:00 PM
Program TBA
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
First Baptist Church
Jackson, Tennessee
Friday, 5 December 2014 - 10:00 AM
This traditional free community Christmas Concert is full of your favorite carols and the narrative of the Christmas story.
Traditional: Christmas Carols
Artist: Union University Singers (Voice)
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Chris Mathews
First Baptist Church
Jackson, Tennessee
Friday, 5 December 2014 - 12:00 PM
This traditional free community Christmas Concert is full of your favorite carols and the narrative of the Christmas story.
Traditional: Christmas Carols
Artist: Union University Singers (Voice)
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Chris Mathews
Carl Perkins Civic Center
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 6 December 2014 - 7:30 PM
An annual performance for the whole family to enjoy! Come and hear the favorites of the season and visit with Santa Claus!
Presenters: Alice and Carl Kirkland; H&M Company Inc.
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Shannon
Traditional: Christmas Carols
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, Op. 71
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56
Holiday Favorites
First Baptist Church
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 10 January 2015 - 7:30 PM
The mastery of cellist Steven Thomas combined with Mozart’s most well-know piece of music Eine Kleine Nachtmusik makes this a concert experience you will not want to miss!
Presenters: Alice and Carl Kirkland; Toyota Bodine Aluminum
Mozart: Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Shannon
Haydn: Concerto for Cello no 1 in C major, H 7b no 1
Artist: Steven Thomas (Cello)
Mozart: Symphony no 29 in A major, K 201 (186a)
Carl Perkins Civic Center
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 7:30 PM
Program TBA
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Carl Perkins Civic Center
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 7:30 PM
The Big Band sound of Jeremy Davis and the Equinox Orchestra join The Jackson Symphony in a trip back to 1965 and the historic Las Vegas Sands “A Place in the Sun” Hotel where the Rat Pack gathered every night to entertain and swagger with the famous and the infamous! Enjoy guest singers Clay Johnson and Annie Sellick as they perform such favorites as “Luck be a Lady”, “New York, New York” and “Can’t take my eyes off of you”.
Presenters: Alice and Carl Kirkland; H&M Company Inc.
Kander: New York, New York
Ensembles: Equinox Jazz Orchestra; The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Shannon
Van Heusen: Come Fly with Me
Lerner: Almost Like Being in Love
Carl Perkins Civic Center
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 7 March 2015 - 7:30 PM
Visit the land of sparkling ice and lights in an evening to celebrate the great composers of the North. Come witness the incredible lyric talents of pianist Quynh Shannon in Grieg’s stunning piano concerto in A minor.
Presenters: Alice and Carl Kirkland; Toyota Bodine Aluminum
Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Shannon
Grieg: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
Artist: Quynh Shannon (Piano)
Sibelius: Andante festivo for Strings and Timpani
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave"
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46
Carl Perkins Civic Center
Jackson, Tennessee
Saturday, 11 April 2015 - 7:30 PM
It will truly be one enchanted evening of story and song when The Jackson Symphony visits the Golden Age of American musical theater performing the best of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Enjoy a quartet of magnificent guest vocalists: Sabrina Warren, Sarah Kennedy, Stanley Warren and Evan Jones.
Presenters: Alice and Carl Kirkland; H&M Company Inc.
Program TBA
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Shannon
Baudo's Restuarant
Jackson, Tennessee
Sunday, 3 May 2015 - 6:00 PM
Program TBA
Ensemble: The Jackson Symphony Orchestra
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