Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Mid-South News
4:49 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

I'll Take You There: Using Music To Revitalize Soulsville

The home of bluesman Memphis Slim, a historic site next to the Stax Museum. A partnership with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra plans to turn this house into a place where musicians can practice and record.

More than 50 years after a small recording company moved into a rundown movie theater on East McLemore Avenue and took the name Stax Records, a partnership with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra is attempting to revitalize the neighborhood around Stax using what the area is best known for—music.

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Checking on the Arts
5:48 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Memphis Symphony Orchestra Presents Home For The Holidays

Alexis Grace
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The Memphis Symphony Orchestra is gearing up for its second POPS show of the season: Home for the Holidays, a cheerful celebration of all the favorite holiday carols and sing-a-longs.  

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Mid-South Features
4:51 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Dr. James Gholson, Jr., Principal Clarinetist, Retires from the Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Sandy D'Amato, host of the Memphis Symphony Radio Hour, talks with outgoing principal clarinetist Jim Gholson.

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Checking on the Arts
3:45 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

Marcela Pinilla to Perform with Opus One

Marcela Pinilla
Christopher Parks

Marcela Pinilla will be joining members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra for an upcoming Opus One concert, featuring world dance rhythms that will get you off your feet and onto the dance floor. 

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