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Memphis Symphony Orchestra's Masterworks Season Concludes

Memphis Symphony Orchestra's Masterworks season concludes with Dvořák's New World Symphony and Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major.

Performances will occur at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. and at the Scheidt Family Performing Arts Center on Sunday, May 26, at 2:30 p.m.

Darel Snodgrass talks with Memphis Symphony Orchestra's Music Director Robert Moody about the upcoming concerts, which were previously postponed because of the winter storm in January.

In addition, Moody discusses guest pianist Terence Wilson performing Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major, a piece inspired by Gershwin.

Wrapping up, Moody gives a glimpse of Memphis Symphony Orchestra's next season.

Concerts & Events — Memphis Symphony Orchestra

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