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June 18, 2024

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Nashville Symphony Announces New Events

Including the popular ‘Video Games Live’ on Friday, January 26!

The Nashville Symphony has announced three additional concerts for the beginning of 2024: Video Games Live returns to the Schermerhorn stage on Friday, Jan. 26; Romance at the Symphony: Cinema’s Iconic Love Themes with Principal Pops Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez and the Nashville Symphony on Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, Feb. 14; and the a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo perform on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Video Games Live

Friday, January 26, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Video Games Live, an award-winning, immersive concert event featuring music from some of the most popular video games titles, returns for the first time in seven years. Created, produced, and hosted by gaming industry veteran and performer Tommy Tallarico, the Nashville Symphony will perform music from Final Fantasy, Halo, God of War, and other games synchronized with exclusive video footage, lighting effects, and more to create a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.

Romance at the Symphony: Cinema’s Iconic Love Themes

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Nashville Symphony and Principal Pops Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez present an evening of love songs from classic movies during Romance at the Symphony: Cinema’s Iconic Love Themes. This one-night-only performance will feature hits from John Williams’s repertoire including Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Superman, as well as selections from beloved films such as Dirty Dancing, Top Gun, Casablanca, The Lion King, and other favorites from composers and writers Elton John and Dolly Parton.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Sunday, February 25, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Ladysmith Black Mambazo will perform on the Schermerhorn stage for a one-night only engagement. For 60 years, South Africa’s five-time Grammy Award-winning vocal group has performed their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves, and charming onstage banter. The late former South African President Nelson Mandela designated the group “South Africa’s cultural ambassadors to the world,” a title the members carry with them with the highest honor. In 2018, the group received two Grammy Award nominations for two separate albums, a first in the history of World Music.

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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.