2017 Winners: Met Auditions, Southeast Region

The 2017 Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions for the Southeast region were held on Sunday, February 12, at Spivey Hall of Clayton State University in Atlanta, Georgia. This year, judges awarded three first place winners (eliminating second and third place awards) All three will advance to the semi-finals in New York City on March 12…


KSO Announces Its 2017-18 Season Schedule

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2017-18 season. Sales of season subscriptions are underway. Tickets for individual concerts will be available later in the summer. Tickets and Info or 865.291.3310 KSO Masterworks Series for 2017-18 (This looks to be a season filled with regional flavors and crowd favorites. All concerts are at the Tennessee Theatre, 604…


KSO This Thursday/Friday: Smetana, Sibelius, Dvorak

This time last year, the irrational fear of a snowstorm kept a lot of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s audience hunkered down at home. The storm never really materialized, the concert pair went on as scheduled albeit with small audiences, and the guest conductor that evening, Aram Demirjian, has become the KSO’s music director and conductor. See what happens when you let a few flakes rule your life?