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IRIS Orchestra presents Sharon Roffman, violin, Defiance and Conscience

January 24, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

During the week of Martin Luther King Day, Defiance and Conscience features the world premiere of a new concerto by Bruce Adolphe, “I Will Not Remain Silent,” inspired by the moral courage of Rabbi Joachim Prinz, who stood up to the horrors of the Nazis and later stood side by side with Dr. King in the fight for civil rights. To honor their lives and voices, the composer speaks through what he calls the “prophetic voice” of the violin, here performed by impassioned American violinist Sharon Roffman...

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

January 29, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Ricky Skaggs struck his first chords on a mandolin over 50 years ago, and this 14-time GRAMMY Award winner continues to do his part to lead the recent roots revival in music. His passion for it puts him in the position to bring his lively, distinctively American form of music out of isolation and into the ears and hearts of audiences across the country and around the world. Subscribe and save up to 20%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

PB&J presents: Animal Jamz with Prizm Ensemble

January 31, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

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The PRIZM Ensemble creates fun and exciting performances that bridge the gap between the performer and the audience. The PRIZM Ensemble is committed to arts education and to bringing the beauty and transcendence of the arts to as broad an audience as possible. 

Diavolo

January 31, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Diavolo dancers enthrall audiences through electrifying performances. This company of super athletic performers engage in mind-blowing, gravity-defying choreography that requires the precision of a perfectly designed machine. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Jazz in the Box presents the Cyrille Aimee Quintet

February 06, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

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Winner of many vocal jazz competitions, French vocalist Cyrille Aimee is—in the words of Will Friedwald of The Wall Street Journal—"one of the most promising jazz singers of her generation."  She has also been described as a creative singer, with a brilliant sound, fresh ideas and an impeccable rhythm.  She is an established performer on the New York music scene.

 

The Ugly Duckling

February 06, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

In an age when television, computers and video games reign supreme, the folks at Lightwire Theater bring their use of cutting edge technology, moving sculpture, and dance to an unforgettable theatrical experience.  The classic stories of The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and the Hare are brought to  life with dazzling visuals and the creative use of music ranging from classical to jazz to pop. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

MUMMENSCHANZ

February 07, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

The celebrated Switzerland-based, physical theater company MUMMENSCHANZ returns to audiences in North America with its new 40th anniversary show. In the surreal, comic, wordless universe of MUMMENSCHANZ, the ordinary becomes extraordinary when common materials and everyday objects — wires, tubes, boxes, and fabric- spring to life as fantastical characters. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Mavis Staples with Luther Dickinson

February 13, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

An undeniable legend in the gospel world, Mavis Staples'  style of rhythm and blues has always been focused towards the uplifting of the listener through her simple and honest style and heartfelt emotions delivered with incredible talent. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Opening act: Luther Dickinson. Luther recently collaborated with Mavis on a song for the film "Take me to The River" and GPAC is thrilled to bring them together again, one night only.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company: Sixth Annual Valentine’s Gala

Tennessee Shakespeare Company: Sixth Annual Valentine’s Gala

February 14, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Tennessee Shakespeare Company on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 6:00 pm with the Sixth Annual Valentine’s Gala to benefit TSC’s nationally-recognized education program.  It’s a delicious dinner buffet with cocktails, a unique silent auction, a rapid-fire live auction, and singular Broadway performance direct from NYC, and a party like no other!  

IRIS Orchestra presents Jeremy Denk, piano, Thankfulness and Transcendence

February 21, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Thankfulness and Transcendence opens with Beethoven's sublime "Heiliger Dankgesang," an ecstatic hymn of gratitude written when he was recuperating from illness, here performed in the version for string orchestra. Beethoven's fiercely personal expression of thanks is profoundly and movingly universal, and became the inspiration for Bartók's third piano concerto. Aware that he was in his final days, Bartók worked feverishly to finish the concerto, and died four days later...

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