Memphis Symphony director proves serious music needn’t be solemn

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: February 24, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 24, 2020 4:00 AM CT

For the era of inclusion, Moody seems to have come straight out of central casting. He’s 52 but he could pass for 38. He doesn’t mind a stunt, like conducting the theme to "Jurassic Park" in a T-Rex costume."


Memphis Symphony Orchestra Robert Moody

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Jill Johnson Piper

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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