Apr 18, 2021
Kalena Bovell, conductor | Adrienne Park, piano
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Novelette No. 4
CARWITHEN Piano Concerto
PUCCINI I crisantemi
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4 (Italian)
MSO’s Assistant Conductor Kalena Bovell makes her MSO debut with a striking program including the British composer Doreen Carwithen’s gripping piano concerto featuring MSO principal pianist Adrienne Park.
Apr 24, 2021
May 15, 2021
Robert Moody, conductor | Gabriel Martins, cello
GANDOLFI Imaginary Numbers
ELGAR Cello Concerto
CARDONA-OSPINA ***World Premiere***
GERSHWIN An American in Paris
The Spring Season concludes with Gershwin’s impressionistic rhapsody An American in Paris and the Memphis debut of 2020 Sphinx Competition winner, Gabriel Martins. The Sphinx Organization is dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts.
Thank you to the Tennessee Arts Commission for grant support of this project through the COVID-19 Arts Resilience Grant.
May 16, 2021
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“Music is the one great thing that can unite all people. Live music is very special no matter how it is delivered. The challenge to connect with the entire community is the reason I wanted to be in Memphis.”
- Robert Moody, MSO Music Director
“This life is about more than me, it's about how many people we can influence and touch,”
- Kalena Bovell, Assistant Conductor
“The musicians are the orchestra. Their talent and contribution to Memphis is why we exist and we appreciate the artists for everything they do and have done to make this a wonderful place to live.”
- Peter Abell, MSO President and CEO
“The Circle brings an urgent purpose to the Memphis Symphony Orchestra; to share the power of music with all Memphians and to awaken the creative impulse within the community to spur innovation”
- Gayle S. Rose