Memphis Symphony Orchestra

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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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.  

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

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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.