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Germantown Symphony Orchestra: Music for a Romantic Getaway

February 12, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

Travel to Rome, Paris and more as the Germantown Symphony Orchestra performs a musical tour of some of the most beautiful, scenic and romantic locations in Europe.

PB&J presents: Ekpe and Company

February 13, 2016 @ 9:30 AM

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THE SPIRIT OF AFRICAN MUSIC” is a performance of traditional/contemporary African music and stories with African drums, flutes, bells, shakere (gourd rattles) and kalimba (thumb piano). This all-ages program is a crowd pleaser from the first drumbeat to the last handclap. It is a natural introduction to African arts, history and culture while enthusiastically weaving in mathematics, science, language arts, creative thinking and cooperative learning of African civilizations. 

Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation

February 13, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Rising to prominence as a gifted performer, first with Wynton Marsalis and Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra band, the pianist Marcus Roberts is famous for his dazzling virtuosic playing that taps this full range of the jazz piano tradition. Together with the Modern Jazz Generation, a 12-piece ensemble, Roberts represents the next generation of jazz greats. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Jazz in the Box presents Michelle Walker, vocals

February 19, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

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Armed with a provocative, whiskey-soaked tone, jazz vocalist Michelle Walker is a charismatic singer that uses an artful blend of blues, bebop, swing and soul with playful rhythmic expressiveness. Based in New York City, she bends the lines and pushes the boundaries of jazz vocal art. With rich colors and adventurous flexibility, she moves easily from a dark, deep tone to a mid-range, swinging lilt. 

Sing Along with The Muppet Movie

February 20, 2016 @ 6:30 PM

Goodie bag purchase includes free admission. Goodie bag purchase required by everyone.

The IBEX Puppetry Presentation of the Sing Along with The Muppet Movie provides family-friendly, raucous interactions with the classic, timeless Jim Henson film. Sing Along with The Muppet Movie was created by Heather Henson, Jim Henson's daughter, and her production company, IBEX Puppetry. In this Sing Along, IBEX Puppetry leads the audience of cheering, singing fans to renew their Rainbow Connection with our fleecy friends who started it all. It's full of interactive surprises like bubbles, streamers, kites, confetti pops, and characters coming right out of the screen into the audience. Children and adults alike are urged to yell out famous lines, blow bubbles, dance in the aisles, and of course, sing along  with the movies to forge new or renew connections to films from another generation.

IRIS: Project Trio

February 27, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

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Project Trio (flute, cello, bass)
Mozart: Symphony No. 20
Schoenburg, Adam: new work; world premiere
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7

IRIS' mission to nurture new American music is alive and well as we present an IRIS co-commission, a new concerto by our dear friend and collaborator, composer Adam Schoenberg. Written specifically for Project Trio, this piece features the intrepid Greg Pattillo, flute; Peter Seymour, bass; and Eric Stephenson, cello; brilliant musicians all. Opening the program is a wondrous work by Mozart, already a veteran composer at 16, when he wrote his Symphony No. 20. To close, Antonín Dvořák most Brahmsian and romantic Symphony No. 7 rounds out this extraordinary evening.

ArtSavvy: Irish Music Traditions

ArtSavvy: Irish Music Traditions

March 08, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

Explore the lively sounds of traditional Irish music and how the music embodies the spirit of the people of Ireland with the Memphis Irish Society. Free!
Please contact the Box Office at 901-751-7500 for reservations.

PB&J presents: “Dream Big” with Roger Day

March 12, 2016 @ 9:30 AM

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Encouraging kids to sing loud, jump high, and dream big, two-time Parents Choice Award-winner Roger Day entertains children and adults annually with his energetic live shows that incorporate his trademark wit, whimsy, and wordplay, all grounded in the joy of a powerful love and respect for children. Your child’s imagination will soar during this awesomely fun concert featuring a musical world populated by pachyderms, Sherpas, isopods, and Mosquito Burritos. Join us after the show for a free art making activity in the lobby. 

Danú

March 12, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

This spirited ensemble from Ireland’s County Waterford offers an authentic and passionate celebration of Celtic culture with its high-energy performances. For more than a decade, Danú has performed to enthusiastic audiences around the globe with its use of traditional instruments such as flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, and bouzouki accompanied by exquisite vocals.

Danú is thrilled to announce that one of the top Irish language singers, Nell Ní Chróinín from County Cork, has joined the ensemble, replacing singer Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh. Nell has won numerous Irish music awards, is a regular guest on TG4- Irish Television, and is widely regarded as one of the most compelling traditional singers in Ireland. Danú will also have special guest piper Ivan Goff (formerly of Riverdance) along for the ride this spring, bringing the ensemble up to 7 players for the tour.

 

Jazz in the Box presents Bria Skonberg, trumpet/vocals

March 18, 2016 @ 7:00 PM

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Bria Skonberg is a catalyst for all things jazz.  Hailing from West Coast Canada and now living in New York City, the award winning trumpeter/vocalist/composer is "poised to be one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation."- Wall Street Journal.

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