Memphis Symphony Orchestra
The University of Memphis
Newport Hall
610 Goodman Street
Memphis, TN 38152 

(901) 537-2500

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All Pops concerts are at 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts unless otherwise noted. Become a Pops subscriber today by clicking HERE! All general tickets go on sale August 1st

2019-2020 Pops!

Pops #1 ROCK AND SOUL: October 12, 2019 – Kalena Bovell, conductor

Saturday, October 12, 2019

An Orchestral Tribute to Soul & Pop!                               

MSO kicks off the Pops season right! Singer Gavin Hope (star of Rent, member of the famed a cappella group “The Nylons”) joins MSO and will have you singing and dancing to some of the greatest soul and pop hits ever recorded!


Pops #2 MAGIC OF MEMPHIS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR: December 21/22, 2019 – Robert Moody and Kalena Bovell, conductors

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm | Cannon Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm | Cannon Center for the Performing Arts

MSO’s Magic of Memphis Holiday Spectacular!     

This year’s production will of course include beloved favorites, like the Christmas Carol Sing-a-long and Sleigh Ride.  New features tell the touching musical story of a soldier trying to get home for the holidays, and a powerful new presentation of the Nativity.  Make Magic your family’s new tradition in 2019!                                                                   


Pops #3 AMY GRANT: January 25, 2020 – Kalena Bovell, conductor, Amy Grant, vocalist

Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm | Cannon Center for the Performing Arts

An Evening with Pop Superstar Amy Grant!

From “My Father’s Eyes” to “Baby, Baby,” Tennessee’s own Amy Grant has been a mainstay of Christian Contemporary and Pop culture for nearly forty years!  MSO is honored to welcome this multi-Grammy winner to Memphis, for an unforgettable night at the Cannon Center!


Pops #4 RHAPSODY IN BLUE: April 18, 2020 – Robert Moody, conductor

Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 7:30 pm | Cannon Center for the Performing Arts

Featuring guest artists Vanessa Thomas, vocalist, and Tamir Hendelman, jazz piano

Robert Moody leads pops, featuring Rhapsody in Blue!

A true “Night at the Pops” with Maestro Moody, MSO, and a star-studded cast!  Jazz star Tamir Hendelman has performed Natalie Cole and Barbra Streisand, and his rendition of Gershwin’s “Rhapsody” is not to be missed!  Vanessa Thomas travels the world with Doc Severinsen, and wows audiences with music  from Puccini Opera to Gospel and Blues.  MSO plays the great Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and Robert Moody hosts and conducts.  It doesn’t get better than this!

Cannon Center for the Performing Arts for our Pops series


Single ticket prices

For subscription prices, refer here.
  • Level 1 - $88 - (Purple background) - Mezzanine Box Seats
  • Level 2 - $81 - (Yellow background) - Center Parterre and Box Seats, Center Mezzanine, Orchestra Aisles
  • Level 3 - $58 (Pink background) - Center Parterre, Mezzanine, Center and Left Orchestra, Balcony Box Seats
  • Level 4 - $43 (Orange background) - Parterre Right and Left
  • Level 5 - $30 (Blue background) - Lower balcony, Right Orchestra
  • Level 6 - $15 (Green background) - Upper balcony, Front Orchestra
  • Level 7 - (Bright red background) - Only available in special concerts, price determined closer to the concert
  • Student/Child - $10 (where available, cannot purchase online)


Please note: All sales are final.  No refunds will be offered.  The Memphis Symphony Orchestra does not sell information from ticket sales.  All programs, prices, dates, times, venues and artists are subject to change.

You cannot purchase student tickets online, please call (901) 537-2500 or come to the Box Office to purchase.  There is one $5 order fee applied to every order made online or over the phone.  This fee is waived for purchases made in person at our Box Office.

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