Memphis Symphony, spotlighting composers Michael Gandolfi and Robert Patterson

Posted on: February 28, 2020

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will perform the commissioned world premiere of Michael Gandolfi’s From the Hills to the Stars on its February 29 concert at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, conducted by Music Director Robert Moody. Also on the program will be Ventures on the Bluff by MSO French horn player Robert Patterson; Grieg’s Piano Concerto with pianist Bryan Wallick; and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. The program will be repeated on March 1 at Germantown Performing Arts Center in Germantown, Tennessee. The Gandolfi work was commissioned by MSO supporters Paul and Linnea Bert; Patterson’s Ventures on the Bluff was commissioned by MSO supporter Carolyn Hardy.