Full Concert Season

The Jackson Symphony is excited to announce our 60th Anniversary Season. Here you can find more information on our upcoming concerts. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the season.

Unsung Heroes

Saturday, September 12, 2020

First Baptist Church

Double Feature at 6:00pm and 8:00pm

Join us for a one hour intensive tribute to the Unsung Heroes of these last difficult months! Whether it's our frontline healthcare workers, parents frantically doing schoolwork online with kids, or those in our community who volunteer in countless ways, this uplifting concert will raise the roof for all who deserve resounding applause!

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American Spirit

Saturday, October 17, 2020

First Baptist Church

Double Feature at 6:00pm and 8:00pm

We all need a pick-me-up right about now: Music is the best way to invigorate yourself and your neighbor! American Spirit is the quintessential concert celebrating not only all those things American, but the resilient spirit of this country and its countrymen!

 
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Sounds of Thunder

Saturday, November 14, 2020

First Baptist Church

Double Feature at 6:00pm and 8:00pm

Finney - The Frontier Overture

Saint-Saens - Organ Symphony

Acclaimed organist Philip Scriven will join The Jackson Symphony from across the Atlantic for a one hour drama-packed concert of thundering music. Regarded as one of the finest organists of his generation, Scriven joins the full Jackson Symphony to perform Saint-Saëns’ epic “Symphony No. 3” for organ and orchestra, known from the movie Babe! Regal and full of beauty, this “king of instruments”  concert is not to be missed.

Organ Resonance

Sunday, November 15, 2020

First Baptist Church

Concert at 1:30pm

English organist Philip Scriven will again join us to present a wide-ranging program designed to show off the sonic splendor and power of the majestic organ. He will feature composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Louis Vierne, and Charles Ives and will include both original compositions and transcriptions for the organ. Come and hear the mighty organ of First Baptist Church put through its paces in The Jackson Symphony’s first concert of the chamber music series.

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Family Christmas

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Carl Perkins Civic Center

Concert at 11:00am

After last year’s inaugural 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!

A Tennessee Christmas

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Carl Perkins Civic Center

Concert at 7:30pm

Our anniversary season features a unique twist on our usual holiday program as we invite local artists to join The Jackson Symphony on stage! Including David Trent, LOLO, and Esther Gray Lemus, this special Jackson version of “A Tennessee Christmas” is the perfect start to your holiday celebration.

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Christmas Cheer

Sunday, December 6, 2020

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

Concert at 3:00pm

This new chamber music concert will feature several original arrangements of traditional holiday music by pianist/composer and Jackson native, Dawson Hull. His work captures the spirit of Christmas through the delicacy of the combined sound of The Jackson Symphony’s woodwinds and piano. You will be charmed by familiar carols and drawn deep into the musical construction that celebrates the season.

Date Night at the Movies

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Carl Perkins Civic Center

Concert at 7:30pm

 Let The Jackson Symphony take you on a musical journey into the Gilded Age of film. Watch as history’s unforgettable characters are set to the accompaniment of the world's most masterful composers. Featuring black and white film scenes from: A Trip to the Moon, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Faust, The General, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Intolerance, Metropolis, Out West, Phantom of the Opera, The Thief of Baghdad, The Tramp, and more!

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Celebration of Soul

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Chambers McClure Academic Center - Lane College

Concert at 3:00pm

Musicians from The Jackson Symphony are once again honoring Black History Month with a string quintet chamber music concert. Celebrating the legacies of African and African-American composers, this concert will feature spirituals such as “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel”, “Go Down Moses”, and “Guide My Feet” as well as classical and jazz compositions. Be inspired by the rich history represented by these musical selections! 

Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles

Friday, April 9, 2021

Carl Perkins Civic Center

Concert at 7:30pm

The Jackson Symphony is thrilled to bring the only show with official authorization to perform the Eagles’ catalog of music to town! With authentic instrumentation written to pair with our orchestra, this legendary Southern California group is as unique as it is powerful. Join us on a trip down a dark desert highway. Feel the cool wind in your hair. 

Rhythms of Brazilian Choro

Sunday, April 11, 2021

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

Concert at 3:00pm

Be prepared to tap your feet, clap your hands, and be swept away to the streets of Rio de Janeiro with the sounds of choro, Brazil’s traditional instrumental music. This concert will showcase a delightful array of rhythmic songs as performed by members of The Jackson Symphony and UT Martin Music Faculty. Said to be the “New Orleans Jazz of Brazil”, choro makes for a vivacious addition to this season’s chamber music series.

Our Diamond Jubilee

Saturday, May 15, 2021

First Baptist Church

Concert at 7:30pm

Sarasate - Carmen Fantasy

Liszt - Totentanz

Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra

Wish a happy 60th anniversary to The Jackson Symphony! Highlights include performances from returning pianist Fanya Lin and violinist Serena Huang. This concert will also feature Bartok’s “Concerto for Orchestra”, a beloved piece voted on by our orchestra as the Musicians’ Choice to commemorate the end of our anniversary season. This jewel of our community deserves a party, so we are going to do it big and celebrate the gift of music!

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