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Rolling Stones magazine described Memphis’ Big Star as the “quintessential American power pop band.” Their influence on music has created one of the greatest cult followings in rock & roll. Now, Jody Stephens, the last surviving original member, joins the MSO for a memorable Big Star salute. The MSO will also feature the talents of Susan Marshall, Joshua Cosby of “Star and Micey” and Vicki Loveland and Van Duren.

Big Star ad for program

Friday, January 31|7:30pm
New Daisy Theatre|Beale Street
Tickets: $25 adults|$5 students
Call 901-537-2525 or visit online www.MemphisSymphony.org

Learn more about Opus One’s guest artist John Gary Williams before the concert next week at Levitt Shell, sponsored by Duncan Williams.

John Gary Williams

John Gary Williams, member of the Mad Lads, will be performing with MSO’s Opus One, the Bo-Keys and guest vocalist Percy Wiggins in a special one night only concert at the Levitt Shell.

When: Saturday, September 28 | 7:30 pm
Where: Levitt Shell
Cost: FREE!

Check out these images from MSO’s Opus One with Hope Clayburn’s Soul Scrimmage from Saturday’s Music Magnet Soulfest 2013.

If you have images from Saturday, upload them!

MSO Opus One is proud to announce the lineup for the 2013-2014 season

MSO’s Opus One with John Gary Williams and the Bo-Keys
Saturday, September 28, 2013 | 7:30 pm | Levitt Shell
FREE CONCERT
Opus One at the historic Levitt Shell! 70’s Stax artist John Gary Williams, the hot rhythm section of the Bo-Keys, and the MSO; that is the recipe for a memorable evening.   The Shell is part of the performance.

MSO’s Opus One with Big Star
Friday, January 31, 2014 | 7:30 pm | New Daisy
Rolling Stone magazine called Memphis’ Big Star the “quintessential American power pop band.” Their influence on music has created one of the greatest cult followings in rock & roll.  Now, Jody Stephens, the last surviving original member, joins the Symphony for a memorable Big Star salute. 

MSO’s Opus One with Memphis Singer Songwriters
Thursday, March 6, 2014 | 7:30 pm | Premier Palace
Friday, March 7, 2014 | 7:30 pm | Premier Palace
Singer Songwriters and the stories they tell are the creative fuel that keeps music original and relevant.  Some of Memphis’s most talented and promising troubadours join the Memphis Symphony to re-imagine their musical creations.

For more information call (901) 537-2525.
Tickets go on sale in August!Image

Program for Opus One Tonight

Check out the program for tonight’s Opus One concert featuring Hope Clayburn’s Soul Scrimmage.

Tickets $25 | Student tickets $12.50 with ID
Tickets will be available at the door!

Rehearsal: Opus One with Hope Clayburn's Soul Scrimmage

Rehearsal for the April 18 concert at the Warehouse.

See MSO musician Jonathan Kirkscey with his band Glorie this weekend.
For more information, click here.

We’re closing out this Opus One season with Hope Clayburn’s Soul Scrimmage.
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Thursday, April 18 / 7:30 p.m. / The Warehouse

Tickets $25, Student Tickets $12.50- available in advance or at the door.  Call (901) 537-2525 or buy online.

Opus One with North Mississippi Allstars

Be sure to join us this week! Luther and Cody Dickinson brought some of their favorite tunes to arranger Sam Shoup to create a Southern-inspired sound that blends NMA’s earthiness with the Memphis Symphony’s intensity. Find out more about the program as we continue to update.