The Classical Music Calendar: Jan 12-18

January music heats up with some very significant performances.

Tuesday, January 13

Kaleidos Duo: The Brahms Project, Part 1 – Violin Sonatas
UT Violin Professor Miroslav Hristov and guest pianist Vladmir Valjarevic in the three violin sonatas of Johannes Brahms
8:00 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, FREE

Wednesday, January 14

Gabriel Lefkowitz and Friends–KSO Concertmaster Series of Chamber Music
Prokofiev: Five Pieces from Cinderella                                                            Vivaldi: Concerto No. 4 in F minor “L’inverno” (Winter), Op. 8
Tchaikovsky: String Sextet in D minor “Souvenir de Florence”, Op. 70
7:00 p.m. Knoxville Museum of Art, $20
http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com (also on Thursday)

Thursday, January 15

Gabriel Lefkowitz and Friends–KSO Concertmaster Series of Chamber Music
Prokofiev: Five Pieces from Cinderella                                                            Vivaldi: Concerto No. 4 in F minor “L’inverno” (Winter), Op. 8
Tchaikovsky: String Sextet in D minor “Souvenir de Florence”, Op. 70
7:00 p.m. Knoxville Museum of Art, $20

Kaleidos Duo: The Brahms Project, Part 2 – Viola Sonatas
UT Violin Professor Miroslav Hristov on viola and guest artist Vladmir Valjarevic, piano; Brahms’ viola sonatas (opus 120, no. 1,2) and Schumann’s Märchenbilder
8:00 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, FREE

Saturday, January 17

Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD
Lehár’s The Merry Widow
Renée Fleming stars along with Nathan Gunn and Kelli O’Hara as Valencienne. Sir Andrew Davis conducts.
12:55 p.m. Regal West Town Cinemas, $

Sunday, January 18

Cumberland Piano Trio
Oak Ridge Symphony’s own piano trio (violinist Susan Eddlemon, cellist Dan Allcott and pianist Emi Kagawa) in a new work by Larry Spivack commemorating Oak Ridge’s Spallation Neutron Source.  The program also includes Spivack’s “Suite from ‘Puss in Boots’ Ballet” and Schubert’s “Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat major.”
3:00 p.m. First United Methodist Church, Oak Ridge, Tickets: http://www.orcma.org/cumberland

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