$30 Orchestra Ticket to the Nashville Symphony's "Thibaudet Returns" ($75 Value). Buy Here for the Saturday, April 3, Concert at 8 p.m. See Below for Additional Dates and Times.

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  • World-renowned pianist
  • Hear Strauss, Barber & more
  • Orchestra-level seats
  • Three concert dates

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Nashville Symphony - Downtown Nashville: $30 Orchestra Ticket to the Nashville Symphony's "Thibaudet Returns" ($75 Value). Buy Here for the Saturday, April 3, Concert at 8 p.m. See Below for Additional Dates and Times.

Click above for Saturday, April 3, at 8 p.m. Click on the links below for other dates and times:

  • Buy here for Thursday, April 1, at 7 p.m.
  • Buy here for Friday, April 2, at 8 p.m.

Without transcendent classical music, Nashville’s top cultural event would be a polka band performing a 58-minute “Yakety Sax” jam session instead of today’s Groupon to the Nashville Symphony. For $30, you get one ticket to see Thibaudet Returns at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Concerts take place on Thursday, April 1, at 7 p.m. and April 2 and 3 at 8 p.m. All seating is in the $75 orchestra level.

Thibaudet Returns celebrates the (spoiler alert) return of pianist and Nashville favorite Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Thibaudet’s fancy fingerwork can be heard tickling ivories into hysterics on the soundtracks of films such as The Portrait of a Lady, Pride & Prejudice, and Atonement, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Score. With conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and the Nashville Symphony as his back-up, Thibaudet will open with a piece by Aaron Jay Kernis before launching into the concert’s sparkling centerpiece: Richard Strauss’ Burleske. Written early in the composer’s career, the work juxtaposes moments of seriousness and playfulness, allowing vivid glimpses of Strauss’s emergent genius to shine through between them.

In addition to playing Strauss, Thibaudet will ring in the centennial of 20th-century composer Samuel Barber’s birth by performing his lyrical, expressive Symphony in One Movement. In between major works by Barber and Strauss, Thibaudet and the Nashville Symphony will perform Respighi’s poetic Fontane di Roma (Fountains of Rome). Caution: The first three rows will get wet.

Reviews

The New York Times offers this rave review of a recent performance by Jean-Yves Thibaudet in New York: > * Producing a huge sound is not a problem for Mr. Thibaudet. Even in Ravel and other French music, which is supposedly more delicately nuanced, he often magnifies the dynamic range and the underlying drama, as he did in “Alborada del Gracioso.” – Allan Kozinn

Customer Reviews

30 Ratings

We always enjoy the Nashville Symphony and would love more deals for the Symphony on Groupon.
Ronda W. · November 28, 2011
Awesome experience!
Shawn A. · November 27, 2011
We love the Symphony & had a great time!
Andie W. · November 27, 2011
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