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Balé Folclórico da Bahia

January 29, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

The only professional folk dance company in Brazil, Balé Folclórico da Bahia is a 38-member troupe of dancers, musicians and singers that performs a spectacular repertory based on “Bahian” folkloric dances of African origin including slave dances, capoeira (a form of martial arts), samba and those celebrating Carnival. The company presents the region’s most important cultural manifestations under a contemporary theatrical vision that reflects its popular origins. 

PB&J: Iris Orchestra Brass

February 04, 2017 @ 9:30 AM

Join us for a brilliant, brass concert with musicians of the Iris Orchestra. From trumpet to tuba, this concert will introduce children to the members of the brass family by combine engaging music and audience participation. Children will have a chance to explore the realm of classical music and brass instruments up close and hands on. An instrument petting zoo will follow the concert.

IRIS: A River Runs Through It

February 04, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

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February 4-5, 2017
A River Runs Through It
Partner: Memphis College of Art

Smetana: The Moldau
Virgil Thomson: The River
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 “Rhenish"

Joey Alexander

February 23, 2017 @ 7:30 PM

Since jazz piano wunderkind Joey Alexander first encountered the piano at the age of six, his musical intuition has flourished alongside a love of jazz. His talent has taken the world by storm, stunning audiences across the globe.

Last year, at the age of 12, Joey released his debut album My Favourite Things to great acclaim. The Indonesian jazz prodigy has become one of the youngest musicians ever to be nominated for a Grammy award; and not in one, but two categories–Best Improvised Jazz Solo and Best Jazz Instrumental Album.  

Jazz in the Box presents Joyce Cobb, vocals

February 24, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

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Subscriptions and single tickets on sale now! 

Jazz in the Box Series Sponsor: AMRO

Rachmaninoff! with GSO

February 25, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

World-renowned pianist Valery Kuleshov performs Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D major.  The GSO will also perform Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8 in G major.

Southern Soul Assembly

March 03, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Southern Soul Assembly featuring JJ Grey, Marc Broussard, Luther Dickinson and Anders Osborne debuted last spring to rave reviews. All highly seasoned artists and band leaders, they have demonstrated a natural ability to contribute to each other’s music through harmonies and guitar, each building and adding meaningfully to the songs. Southern Soul Assembly draws from the rich legacy of American Southern culture of each of the players. 

PB&J: Peter and the Wolf by New Ballet Ensemble

March 04, 2017 @ 9:30 AM

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Dancers from New Ballet Ensemble will present a lively and engaging portrayal of the traditional story with characters representing not only instruments, but also five dance styles (Hip Hop, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and Character). Following the performance, kids will get a chance to interact with the dancers and learn the movements of some of the animals such as a duck, bird and cat

Al Jarreau

March 04, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Al Jarreau’s unique vocal style is one of the world’s most precious treasures. Since the mid-1970s, this versatile singer has applied his distinctive and instantly recognizable vocal style – a unique combination of lyrical swing and captivating vocalese – to a broad spectrum of musical genres. With this eclectic approach, he has earned much success along the way – enough to position him as the only vocalist in history to claim Grammy Awards in the three distinct genres of jazz, pop and R&B. 

IRIS: City of Song

March 18, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

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City of Song
Partner: Opera Memphis and University of Memphis, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
Rossini: La scala di seta
Brahms: Schicksalslied
Donizetti: Il campanello di note

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