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Middle TN Sinfonietta Presents ‘The Nutcracker’

Performances are Saturday, December 17 at 1 and 7 p.m. and on Sunday, December 18 at 2 p.m. at MTSU School of Music’s Hinton Hall.

The Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta and dancers from the SoZo Dance Academy will present the second ever local production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in Murfreesboro. 

There will be three performances on Saturday, December 17 at 1 and 7 p.m. and on Sunday, December 18 at 2 p.m. at MTSU School of Music’s Hinton Hall. Jeffrey Keever directs the Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta and Anna Claire Farmer leads the SoZo Dance Academy. 

The Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta is a small, volunteer orchestra, dedicated to bringing musical and artistic experiences to musicians within the Middle Tennessee area. The orchestra began in January 2021 by current Music Director, Jeffrey Keever, with the purpose of providing and nurturing the musical environment throughout the Middle Tennessee area.

The ‘Sinfonietta’ is an Italian term that describes a symphony orchestra that is of smaller scale. Derived from the term, the Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta is comprised of collegiate, graduate and professional musicians that reside in Murfreesboro, Nashville, Smyrna and surrounding areas.

For more information, visit mtsinfonietta.comTickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids, and can be purchased here.

About the program

  • Music by the Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta
  • Choreography by Anna Claire Farmer
  • Videography by Tommy Womack
  • Set Artwork by Emily Jenkins
  • Select Set Pieces by FunTiques
  • Sponsored in part by the Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bueau

 

 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.