Thursday, May 9, 2013

Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Performances - - May 9, 10, 11, 17, 18, 25


FROM the MSO Website

Symphony News


May 9 – Classical French Chamber Music in the Art Garden
7:30pm, Mississippi Museum of Art
     6:00pm cash bar and food available for purchase
     (No outside beverages. Picnics are welcome.)
     7:30pm concert
     ($10 per person at the door; no advance tickets)

Join the Mississippi Museum of Art and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra (MSO) for a Celebration of French Music in The Art Garden in conjunction with the exhibition Old Masters to Monet: Three Centuries of French Painting from the Wadsworth Atheneum. Celebrate with a program including the bubbly effervescence of French baroque dances, the misty impressionism of Debussy, and Darius Milhaud’s 1923 groundbreaking jazzy work: The Creation of the World.

May 10 – Pepsi Pops at the Rez’
7:30pm, Friday, May 10, 2013
Old Trace Park, Ridgeland
Tickets $12 in advance at MSO, Kroger, Regions and McDades ($15 at the gate; children 4-18: $5)
Sponsored by Brown Bottling, Regions, BKD and Eastgroup Properties
Media sponsors:  WLBT, Clear Channel Radio
Pack the picnic hamper, put the family in the car, and head to the Ross Barnett Reservoir for our annual sundown concert of star-spangled favorites followed with a sky full of fireworks.  Gates open at 4:30.  Advance music and kids playground until the orchestra takes the stage at 7:30.  Picnic contest!

May 11 – MSO in McComb
7:00pm, Edgewater Park, free

May 17 – MSO in Brookhaven
7:00pm, Brookhaven School of the Arts, free
Generously sponsored by Entergy Mississippi
MSO performs with the School’s choir

May 18 – MSO in Canton
7:30pm (pre-concert music from 5:30pm), free
Historic Canton Square
The MSO and John Maxwell present a salute to Armed Forces Day

May 25 – MSO in Vicksburg
7:00pm, Vicksburg Military Park, free
Narrators join the full MSO in honoring the sesquicentennial of the Civil War.  Concert includes a stunning three-screen presentation by James Westwater of Westwater Arts to Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, as well as a cameo appearance by country star Trace Adkins.

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