Nashville Spotlight: April 1-7 | Nashville Public Radio

Nashville Spotlight: April 1-7

Apr 1, 2019

A selection of events from the Arts Calendar that caught our eye this week.

Gateway Chamber Orchestra: America's Haydn Festival

  • April 4-8, various times and venues
  • website

Beginning with Haydn's Emperor Quartet at First Presbyterian Church and St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and culminating with symphonies and the cello concerto featuring Michael Samis, the Gateway Chamber Orchestra can immerse you in the classical period through the weekend.

Craig Nies: Vanderbilt Faculty Recital

  • April 5, 8pm
  • Ingram Hall, Blair School of Music
  • website

Craig Nies gave a moving performance of Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin on Live in Studio C last November to commemorate the centennial of the WWI Armistice. He brings that work plus music by Schubert as well as Liszt's transcriptions of Wagner. 

Nashville Opera: The Tales of Hoffmann

  • April 4, 6
  • Tennessee Performing Arts Center
  • website

The character of E.T.A. Hoffmann (famous author of The Nutcracker) is dramatized as a consistently unlucky-in-love storyteller in this presentation by Nashville Opera. Featuring guest tenor Noah Stewart in the title role.

To have your event considered for the Nashville Spotlight, be sure to submit it to the Arts Calendar