Post Tagged with: "Nashville Symphony"

Victor Wooten demonstrates the new electric bass he'll play at the premiere of 'The Bass Whisperer' concerto.

New Concerto, New Kind Of Bass Guitar For Nashville’s Victor Wooten

September 18, 2014 at 5:03 am

Try to imagine Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers using a cello bow on his instrument. Picture the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, with Paul McCartney bowing the bass line to “I Wanna Hold Your Hand.” The bass guitar doesn’t really work that way, so soloist Victor Wooten had something brand new made to order: an instrument he’ll debut Thursday night with the Nashville Symphony.

Arts Groups Depend on Christmas Shows

Arts Groups Depend on Christmas Shows

December 10, 2012 at 8:05 am

Familiar holiday plays, ballets, and concerts seem to fill Nashville’s arts calendars every December. Those traditional shows make a big impact on the bottom line of the performing groups that stage them.

Naxos at 25

Naxos at 25

October 8, 2012 at 3:35 am

Miles away from Music Row, one of the biggest classical record labels makes its US headquarters in Franklin. Naxos records recently celebrated a quarter-century of finding success by breaking with industry norms.

Symphony, Swift Among Nashville Winners at Grammys

February 13, 2012 at 7:15 am

The Nashville Symphony and Taylor Swift are among Music City’s winners at last night’s Grammy Awards. Swift won Best Country Solo Performance for her song ‘Mean.’ Symphony conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and percussionist Christopher Lamb picked up an award for their recording of Joseph Schwantner’s Percussion Concerto. Other Nashville winners include folk duo The Civil Wars, who won for Best Folk Album. Bluegrass artist Allison Krauss and Christian singers Laura StoryRead More

Gregory’s Music

Gregory’s Music

October 6, 2010 at 1:30 am

When he picks up his mallets, one local child’s passion and ear for music overshadow the long list of challenges he’s faced since birth.

WPLN Switching To Enhanced News/Talk Schedule

September 4, 2009 at 6:04 am

Tuesday will mark the beginning of a new chapter at Nashville Public Radio.

Symphony Invites Guests Outside Schermerhorn to See Lang Lang

September 3, 2009 at 11:32 pm

The Nashville Symphony will extend its season-opening concert to a free audience by way of a giant video screen on the Schermerhorn plaza.

Chihuly Sculptures to be Shown at Cheekwood, Frist and Symphony

Chihuly Sculptures to be Shown at Cheekwood, Frist and Symphony

July 23, 2009 at 5:18 pm

The complex glasswork by artist Dale Chihuly will come to Nashville next year in a celebration of Cheekwood’s 50th anniversary.

Stimulus Saves Up to 35 TN Arts Jobs

July 15, 2009 at 5:19 am

The Tennessee Arts Commission says federal stimulus money sent to the state has saved as many as 35 jobs in the arts.