2022-2023 Season Schedule
Schedule subject to change.
All concerts are held in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall, APSU, 462 Eighth Street, Clarksville, TN unless otherwise indicated in the performance description.
Alicia Olatuja, Vocalist and Ensemble
(Headliner for 62nd Mid-South Jazz Festival)
According to Downbeat, Alicia Olatuja “possesses a special instrument: a full-bodied tone, precise pitch and personal engagement at the lowest whisper or highest wail.” Praised by the New York Times as “a singer with a strong and luscious tone and an amiably regal presence on stage,” she astounds audiences with her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility and captivating demeanor.
Previously Held Concerts (2022-2023)
Tami Lee Hughes, Violin
September 25, 2022 (Sunday @ 3:00 p.m.)
A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tami Lee Hughes grew up in a musical family and draws from her Creole roots to perform classical music infused with jazz, blues, gospel, and hip-hop. Since her debut with the National Symphony Orchestra at the age of 16, Tami has toured the United States, Europe, and Central America championing African-American composers.
We look forward to hosting Tami Lee Hughes as the opening artist of our 71st season!
Fisk Jubilee Singers
October 30 (Sunday @ 3:00 p.m.)
The Fisk Jubilee Singers continue the tradition of singing the Negro spiritual, presenting a cherished legacy of hope while preserving this unique music. The original Fisk Jubilee Singers introduced ‘slave songs’ to the world in 1871 and were instrumental in promoting the American musical tradition known today as Negro spiritual, breaking racial barriers in the U.S. and abroad.
Pius Cheung, Marimba
January 29, 2023 (Sunday @ 3:00 p.m.)
Hailed by the New York Times as “deeply expressive” for his groundbreaking recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Pius Cheung is among the most important percussionists of his generation. He has presented solo recitals at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, National Concert Hall in Taipei, Kyoto Arts Center, and music festivals around the globe.
Olivier Latry, Pipe Organ
March 10, 2023 (Friday @ 7:30 p.m.)
French organist Olivier Latry is one of the most distinguished concert organists in the world today. He maintains a full schedule of concert performances, appearing regularly as a soloist at prestigious venues and festivals and with leading orchestras around the world. He is also one of three titular organists at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris.
Concert held at Madison Street United Methodist Church (319 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN)