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The Nashville Symphony 2018-19 Season!

It's music to our ears! Check out our Grammy-winning orchestra's next season lineup.

Mark your calendars, Nashville Symphony lovers (and who isn’t?)! Our Grammy-winning orchestra announces its full 2018-19 lineup. Season tickets are on sale now. There’s lots of good stuff on tap.


Formerly the Pied Piper Series, special concerts for kids and their parents are now The Ann & Monroe Carell Family Trust Family Series. New for the 2018-19 season, ALL of the Family Series concerts will be sensory friendly. For these shows, Nashville Symphony offers a more relaxed atmosphere for all ages with accommodations for those with autism and other sensory sensitivities.

One hour prior to showtime, there are free children’s activities in the Schermerhorn, including the wildly popular musical instrument petting zoo, crafts and other fun.

The Family Series lineup features four installments:

Sept. 29, 2018 — Pirates! The Quest for Blackbeard’s Treasure
Dec. 1, 2018 — The Grinch & Christmas Sing-Along
Feb. 9, 2019 — Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Missing Melody
April 20, 2019 — Once Upon a Time … A Symphonic Fairytale

Broadway star Kristen Chenoweth kicks off the 2018-19 FirstBank Pops Series, Sept. 27 – 29.


There’s a lot to look forward to with the Nashville Symphony’s FirstBank Pops Series, kicking off with a Broadway star:

Sept. 27 – 29, 2018 — Kristen Chenoweth
Nov. 8 – 10, 2018 — The Mavericks
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2018 — Martina McBride: The Joy of Christmas
Feb. 7 – 9, 2019 — The Music of John Williams
March 28 – 30, 2019 — Dennis DeYoung & the Music of Styx
May 9 – 11, 2019 — ABBA the Concert


“In Concert” movies at the Schermerhorn are big hits with families. It’s an amazing experience to watch favorite films in HD while the Symphony performs the scores live. There are two on the slate so far for next season along with other special offerings:

Dec. 5 – 6, 2018 — Home Alone in Concert
Dec. 13 – 16, 2018 — Handel’s Messiah
Feb. 14 – 15, 2019 — Valentine’s with Chris Botti
May 23 – 26, 209 — Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert
May 31 – June 3 — Carmina Burana with Nashville Ballet

Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero with the Nashville Symphony.


There is a lot more to look forward to including the Aegis Sciences Classical Series, Jazz Series, Blakeford Coffee & Classics Series and special presentations, including the popular Halloween Movie Night. This year, it’s on Tuesday, Oct. 30 featuring the horror classic, Phantom of the Opera.

For a complete listing of Nashville Symphony’s 2018-19 lineup and to purchase season tickets, visit You can also call the box office at 615-687-6400.

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