FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Annual Baroque at St. Andrew's Cathedral

MSO presents Baroque Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9 at St. Andrew's Cathedral

Jackson, Mississippi, September 8, 2018—On Saturday, September 8th at 7:30pm & Sunday, September 9th at 2:00pm, the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra will present the first concert of its Intimate Classics Series, Chamber I: Baroque. Due to the popularity of this series opener, there will be 2 performances held on different days for the first time ever!

A concert that captures golden moments & rides the wind, and maximizes the acoustically rich surroundings of St. Andrew’s Cathedral in downtown Jackson. Experience a date night or night with friends like never before!

Opening the concert is Handel’s “The Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba” from Solomon. Continuing on with Jean-Philipe Rameau’s Selections from Platèe, followed by Marcello’s “Oboe Concerto in C minor”, featuring MSO’s Principal Oboe, Julie Hudik. Next up is the favorite Pachelbel Canon in D, then Vivaldi’s “Flute Concerto in D Major”, Goldfinch, with Amulet Strange, MSO’s Principal flute. The program will conclude with Bach’s “Orchestral Suite No. 3, BMV 1068” from the famous, beloved Air.

The MSO Intimate Classics Chamber Series presents four concerts per year in more intimate venues, creating an up close and personal concert experience. Tickets for Chamber I: Baroque are $22 for adults and $5 students & children ages 4-18, when accompanied by a paying adult. Advance tickets may be purchased online at or by calling (601) 960-1565, or by visiting the MSO office at 201 East Pascagoula Street in downtown Jackson between 9am and 5pm, Monday thru Friday. The box office will open at St. Andrew’s Cathedral (305 E. Capitol Street) at 6:30pm on the evening of the Saturday concert, and 1:00pm on the afternoon of the Sunday performance. For more information on this concert and others in the MSO 2018-19 Season of Brilliance, or to purchase tickets, visit our website or see us on And, make sure to subscribe to our blog RSS feed at!



WHAT: Chamber I: Baroque

WHO: Crafton Beck, MSO Music Director and Conductor

WHEN: Saturday, September 8 at 7:30 pm AND Sunday, September 9 at 2:00pm

WHERE: St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 305 E. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201

CONTACT: Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, (601) 960-1565

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.