MSO’s new season, from ‘La Mancha’ and Aretha to ‘Romeo and Juliet’

By Updated: March 22, 2020 12:53 PM CT | Published: March 22, 2020 4:00 AM CT

The orchestra will salute Beethoven’s 250th birthday with Symphony No. 9, perform a tribute to Aretha Franklin and revisit “Romeo and Juliet” with the help of the Tennessee Shakespeare Company.


Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper is a second generation newspaper writer with roots in Memphis and Arkansas. She earned a B.A. in English from Rhodes College. Her work appears in Rhodes Today and Memphis magazine, as well as The Daily Memphian.

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