Concerts & Events

Welcome to the 2021-2022 Season of The Jackson Symphony. 

We are currently offering season ticket packages which include Full season, Pops only, and other season packages. 

We have a new "Please Take a Seat" reserved seating package for bundling our Pops concerts. 

Special events will be posted as they become available.

Our single ticket sales will go on sale August 2nd so please come back and check out our page for updated purchasing options.

 
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Opening Night
Sept. 11 | 7:30 PM | FBC

Winterreise
Sept. 12 | 1:30 PM | FBC

Starlight Symphony
Sept. 18 | 7:30 PM | FPC

Family Spooktacular
Oct. 16 | 11:30 AM | CC

Symphony Spooktacular
Oct. 16 | 7:30 PM | CC

Beethoven 1 and 9
Nov. 6 | 7:30 PM | CC

Resounding Joy
Nov. 7 | 1:30 PM | FBC

Family Christmas
Dec. 4 | 11:30 AM | CC

Holiday Pops
Dec. 4 | 7:30 PM | CC

My Funny Valentine
Feb. 12 | 7:30 PM | CC

Beauty and Passion
Mar. 5 | 7:30 PM | FBC

Just Julian
Mar. 6 | 1:30 PM | FBC

Imagine
The Beatles Solo Years

Apr. 2 | 7:30 PM | CC

Mozart by Candlelight
Nov. 16 | 7:00 PM | NED

Baroque to Broadway
Feb. 13 | 1:30 PM | FBC

 
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Opening Night

September 11, 2021
7:30 PM
First Baptist Church

Our season opens with Schubert’s “Great” C Major Symphony, full of resounding positivity and energy. Baritone Dashon Burton joins us for Mahler's dramatic “Songs of a Wayfarer,” and select Schubert songs arranged for orchestra. Sharing the theme of the “wanderer,” Mahler and Schubert take us on a journey through the beauty of 
German romanticism. 

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Beethoven 1 and 9

November 6, 2021
7:30 PM
Carl Perkins Civic Center

No one should miss the chance to witness the fire and majesty of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 
live. Featuring four soloists, full choir, and The Jackson Symphony orchestra, this is a unique opportunity to hear Beethoven’s first and last symphonies live. Ending with “Ode to Joy,” this concert is an anthem to humanity that 
celebrates the apex of the human spirit.

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Beauty and Passion

March 5, 2022
7:30 PM
First Baptist Church

Winner of the 2020 Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition, Julian Rhee has been enjoying success since performing his first concerto at the age of 8.  Praised as one of his generation’s most celebrated violinists, Julian joins the Jackson Symphony to perform Mendelssohn’s violin concerto. After the intermission, join us for Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony- a work full of passionate intensity, and a cornerstone of the orchestral repertoire.

 
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Symphony Spooktacular

October 16, 2021
7:30 PM
Carl Perkins Civic Center

Fun and fright are in the air as The Jackson Symphony takes the stage for a night of ghostly music! Highlights include the screeching sounds from the famous shower scene in the movie Psycho, Bach’s iconic “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor,” and Pop favorites including Harry Potter and Pirates of the Caribbean. Bring your cauldrons and your costumes and revel in the orchestra’s spooky sounds. 

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Holiday Pops

December 4, 2021
7:30 PM
Carl Perkins Civic Center

Kick off the holiday season with this family-friendly concert 
as The Jackson Symphony presents you with the gift of music, performing all your favorite sounds of the season. Featuring soloists, fun sing-along opportunities, and 
the full power of The Jackson Symphony, this evening promises to be the perfect start

to your holiday celebration.  

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My Funny Valentine

February 12, 2022
7:30 PM
Carl Perkins Civic Center

“My Funny Valentine” is a celebration of the world’s most loved songs from stage & screen. From the streets of South America to the stages of Broadway, Ireland’s foremost trumpeter Niall O’Sullivan leads this evening of memorable songs alongside the full Jackson Symphony orchestra and the sensational show-stopping voice of theatre star, Shóna. “I Dreamed a Dream,” “The Godfather,” “The Sound of Music,” “Libertango,” and “My Funny Valentine”

are just some of the delights

in this magical performance.

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Imagine
The Beatles Solo Years

April 2, 2022
7:30 PM
Carl Perkins Civic Center

After the Beatles broke up, John, Paul, George and Ringo each continued to write and record countless iconic songs. This kept them front and center in the eyes and ears of the world. “Imagine” brings together the solo hits of the individual Beatles such as “My Sweet Lord,” “Band on the Run,” and “Live and Let Die.” This new Beatles concert

is another exciting collaboration from the

creative team behind our recent top-selling

concerts “Piano Men” and “Classic Rock.”

 
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Family Spooktacular

October 16, 2021
11:30 AM
Carl Perkins Civic Center

It’s creepy, crawly, and such a blast it’s spooky! Little ghosts and goblins will love this one-hour family matinee. An exciting event that features frightfully fun symphonic music, this concert promises to stimulate young eyes and ears. The entire family is invited to dress up in their favorite costumes and enjoy “boo-tiful” music with The Jackson Symphony.

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Family Christmas

December 4, 2021
11:30 AM
Carl Perkins Civic Center

After years of success, The Jackson Symphony is pleased to once again offer this fun-filled, one-hour family matinee. Featuring well-known Christmas classics and sing-along melodies, this concert is the ideal way to get in the holiday spirit for moms, dads, and kids of all ages!

 
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Winterreise

September 12, 2021
1:30 PM
First Baptist Church

Written at the end of Franz Schubert’s very short life, Winterreise (A Winter’s Journey) is one of the greatest song cycles ever written. It represents the culmination of Schubert’s compositional genius. Our first chamber music concert of the season is an incredible opportunity to witness this stunning work with soloist, Dashon Burton. Accompanied on piano by our very own Keith Herris,

this afternoon will be one you will not forget.

 
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Resounding Joy

November 7, 2021
1:30 PM
First Baptist Church

The four vocal Guest Artists from the Beethoven 9 concert are sure to delight as they dazzle you with opera arias, art songs, and more! Joined by choirs from the night before, this afternoon chamber concert will be a celebration of the human voice. Join us for an afternoon of resounding joy!

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Baroque to Broadway

February 13, 2022
1:30 PM
First Baptist Church

Join us on this romantic weekend for what promises to be a gorgeous afternoon of music with husband and wife team, Niall (trumpet) and Shona (voice). Baroque to Broadway is a concert that highlights the evolution of the trumpet  from Handel to Hammerstein. Again we welcome piano accompanist Keith Herris.

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Just Julian

March 6, 2022
1:30 PM
First Baptist Church

“Just Julian” is your last chance to spend an hour with the young virtuoso violinist, Julian Rhee, after what promises to be a world-class performance of Mendelssohn’s Violin concerto the night before! Experience Julian’s technical mastery and flare once more as he performs works by Biber, Saint-Saens and Wieniawski. We are delighted to have Dawson Hull  to provide the piano accompaniment

for this afternoon of beautiful music.

Starlight Symphony

September 18, 2021

7:30 PM

First Presbyterian Church

To celebrate Jackson's bicentennial anniversary, The Jackson Symphony plays its part by taking you on a tour through Jackson's rich musical history, all the way from 1822 to the present day. Whether it's the cannons of the 1812 Overture or the rockabilly of Carl Perkins, this promises to be a Starlight Symphony like no other.

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Join us at The Ned for another “sweet night” under the flickering of candlelight. This concert, featuring Mozart’s best-known and loved orchestral works, is combined with opportunities to mingle and to enjoy desserts and drinks in what promises to be an intimate and elegant experience.