FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Spring Breezes in on Musical Wings in MSO’s Bravo-V “Delightful Airs"

Featuring Amulet Strange, Principal Flute

For Immediate Release: MSO Presents Aural Scenes and Bold Artistry in Bravo III “Mendelssohn and Beethoven”

Jackson, Mississippi, May 3, 2021—On Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 7:30pm, the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra wraps up its Selby and Richard McRae Foundation Bravo series with “Delightful Airs: Rutter, Britten and Respighi”, which features solo flute with harpsichord and string orchestra. Amulet Strange, MSO Principal Flute, is the first MSO wind instrument to return as a soloist since the start of the pandemic.

John Rutter’sSuite Antiqueopens the program with its gorgeous and springlike themes. Ottorino Respighi’s Ancient Airsand Benjamin Britten’s Simple Symphony” are the bright sparkle and lyrical lift that suit the 76th season quite well. Amulet Strange says of her return as a soloist, “I feel a sense of normal coming back”. She’s embracing the opportunity, “just to be in rehearsal and be a part of MSO again, in a performance role”.

Tickets ($20) are available in advance only and must be purchased online at Limited seating is socially distanced at Thalia Mara Hall, with mask required for entry. The concert will be without intermission, and tickets will not be available at the door. NO concessions, ticket sales or Will Call. Arrival instructions and protocols will be sent with e-tickets. For more information visit our website (, find us on Facebook @JacksonMSOrchestra.


Selby & Richard McRae Foundation Bravo V Delightful Airs concert


Mississippi Symphony Orchestra with Crafton Beck, Conductor Amulet Strange, Principal Flute


Saturday, May 8, 2021, 7:30pm


Thalia Mara Hall

255 East Pascagoula Street, Jackson, MS 39201


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This project is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.