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Season Events

Please click HERE for a downloadable version of our official season brochure.

2015 - 2016 SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE NOW

February 25, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

GPAC subscribers get big discounts and first choice of great seats before the general public can purchase single tickets. And for the first time ever, season subscriptions and series subscriptions are available for purchase ONLINE!
 
Subscribe now and save! Full season subscriptions are 30% off and series subscriptions are 20% off.  Flex (choose a minimum of 4 shows) subscriptions are also 20% off, though they are available for purchase via the GPAC Box Office only at this time.  

GPAC has been experiencing many sell out performances so buy your subscriptions early!  Single tickets go on sale to the general public on March 24.  

For personal assistance, inquiries and questions please contact the GPAC Box Office at (901) 751-7500

IRIS Orchestra presents Inon Barnatan, piano, The Torch Passes

March 28, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

The Torch Passes (March 28, 2015) traces Beethoven's symphonic legacy through Brahms and Mendelssohn. Although dubbed a genius by Schumann at 20, Brahms nevertheless felt the symphonic bar set by Beethoven was impossibly high. So the young composer's symphonic impulse took other forms, including the extraordinary Piano Concerto No. 1, which marks the IRIS debut of Inon Barnatan, a young pianist whose brilliant and rapidly ascending career has taken him to the great orchestras and venues around the world, and seen him named the first ever Artist-in-Association with the New York Philharmonic...

PB&J presents: Artistik Approach

April 11, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

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Artistik Approach is a musical fusion of old and new inspired by artists such as Billie Holiday, Sam Cooke, Jill Scott and The Roots.  From hip-hop to doo-wop to beatboxing, join us as we express our creativity through the medium of music. 

Master Guitar Series: Jody Fisher

April 11, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

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Described as a “veritable wizard on his instrument,” Jody Fisher displays enviable technique on the guitar. He has played virtually every style of music professionally, and today, he is primarily known as a jazz artist living in the Southern California area and working all over the United States, Canada, England and Germany.  Fisher is also a music educator and a writer of instructional books about jazz guitar.  His newest CD, Impromptu, has received critical acclaim.

Memphis Wind Symphony with special guest Wendy Moten

April 19, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

In 1975, a group of musicians got together to form a musical ensemble. Initially called the Germantown Summer Band, through the years the group evolved as the River City Concert Band and now as the Memphis Wind Symphony (MWS). The group is known for its musical excellence in the Memphis area, and has performed internationally. The MWS consists of some of Memphis’ finest musicians, educators, physicians and professionals and is committed to delivering extraordinary performances for all audiences.

Special Guest: Wendy Moten

Barry Trobaugh, Music Director
Dr. Albert Nguyen, Associate Director
Dr. Sidney McKay, Director Emeritus

Sleeping Beauty - Russian National Ballet

April 23, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Russian National Ballet (Sleeping Beauty) The first successful ballet composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, this fairy tale piece choreographed by Marius Petipa features monsters, romance, spells and one magical kiss. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Robert Earl Keen

April 24, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Robert Earl Keen has built a reputation as one of the nation's finest musical storytellers. A true "songwriter's songwriter," Keen brings compelling and timeless Americana to GPAC. His toe-tapping rhythms, biting sarcasm, and vivid musical portraits combine to create an evening of music not to be missed.

 

 

GPAC Youth Symphony Orchestra Festival

April 25, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Schedule:

4pm - Little Mozarts and Young Mendelssohns

Under the direction of Dr. Sheryl Lane (Little Mozarts) and Long Long Kang (Young Mendelssohns), students ranging in age from 7-14 conclude their season with a string concert featuring selections from George Bizet and Gustov Holst.

7:30pm - GPAC Youth Symphony Orchestra with University of Memphis Chamber Orchestra 

Join us for an evening of music featuring the talented musicians of the Wind Ensemble and GPAC Youth Symphony in collaboration with the University of Memphis Chamber Orchestra. Program highlights include Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade conducted by Maestro Jiang.

 

Annual GPAC Gala : Give My Regards to Broadway

Annual GPAC Gala : Give My Regards to Broadway

May 16, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Celebrate 20 years of unrivaled performances at GPAC’s Annual Gala! Neil Berg presents brilliantly revived arrangements of Broadway classics as well as thrilling songs from Broadway’s newest hits. Fabulous live music plus gourmet dining and live and silent auctions are hallmarks of GPAC’s annual gala.

Enjoy the full Gala, including champagne, wine and hors d'oeuvres, live & silent auctions, a gourmet seated dinner on the GPAC stage in the Duncan-Williams Performance Hall, PLUS Neil Berg's Broadway Review! Tickets are $200.00 each with a portion being tax-deductible.

For ticket information contact Deni Hirsh, Director of Development at 901-751-7505 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

Belinda Carlisle

September 03, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Known worldwide as the lead vocalist of the Go-Go’s-one of the most successful all female bands of all time-Belinda Carlisle transitioned from front person to pop star. She is one of the 80's ultimate performers whose top selling singles are definitive examples of the decade. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Vienna Boys Choir

October 24, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Come hear twenty-five angelic voices perform with pure tone and distinctive charm, backed by more than 500 years of Viennese tradition. The most beloved choir in the world performs a wide repertoire of Austrian folk songs, pop tunes and classical masterpieces. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

October 30, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Swing big band style with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. This contemporary swing revival band fuses classic American sounds from Jazz, Dixieland and big-band traditions. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

AiRealistic : Breaking Surface

November 07, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

GPAC brings physical theater to a new peak with AiRealistic! An acrobatic aerial dance theater work staged in and over a flooded stage, Breaking Surface blends dynamic physicality with surprising perspectives and diverse theatrical genres. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

David Sanborn

November 14, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of jazz with one of the most influential and acclaimed saxophonists, David Sanborn. For over four decades the six-time Grammy winner has released over 30 albums in a limitless range of genres. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Larry Gatlin with Jason D. Williams

January 09, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Country music's chart-topping legend Larry Gatlin performs a rare solo, acoustic set in GPAC intimate listening hall. Setting the stage for the golden-voiced singer-songwriter Gatlin is Jason D. Williams, the rockabilly sensation who has been dazzling crowds live for three decades. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Dianne Reeves

January 16, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

One of the foremost jazz vocalists in the world, Dianne Reeves is recognized for her virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Koresh Dance Company

January 30, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Known for their athleticism, diversity, and dynamic dance, the critically acclaimed Koresh Dance Company was founded by Israeli-born choreographer Ronen Koresh. Both eloquent and explosive, this dance troupe presents an exciting blend of ballet, modern and jazz choreography. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Danú

March 12, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

This spirited ensemble from Ireland’s County Waterford in Ireland 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.

Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Houston Ballet II

March 31, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

The dynamic second company of the acclaimed Houston Ballet travels the world with a wide array of dance works from stunning contemporary pieces from leading choreographers to excerpts from the great classics. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Stewart Copeland and Jon Kimura Parker & Co.

April 02, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Stewart Copeland’s instantly recognizable drumming pairs with virtuoso pianist Jon Kimura Parker for a night of chamber music for a new generation. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Jesse Cook

April 09, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Considered one of the most influential artists in the world of "nuevo flamenco" music, Jesse Cook fuses his virtuosic flamenco guitar techniques with almost every genre of world and popular music including jazz, rock, rumba, gypsy, tango and salsa. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Branford Marsalis Quartet

April 14, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

Enjoy an evening of unsurpassed jazz with saxophonist Branford Marsalis performing with his highly acclaimed quartet.  Having gained initial acclaim through his work with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and his own brother Wynton’s quintet, Branford Marsalis has long been considered a star in his own right. The three-time Grammy Award winner was recently named an NEA Jazz Master, the highest honor that our nation bestows on jazz artists. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

Pilobolus

April 16, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Since 1971, this avant-garde dance company has built its fervent and expanding national and international following by showing the human body to be the most expressive, universal, and magical of media. Pilobolus maintains its own singular style, evolving interplay with shapeshifting, shadowplay and other explorations, while actively collaborating with the best and brightest minds from all conceivable professions the world over. The results of these collaborations has proven amazing feats can be achieved, and Pilobolus has been recognized for its developments in dance and multimedia art. Subscribe and save up to 30%!

GPAC

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901-751-7500