The Classical Music Calendar: February 9-15

Valentine’s week offers a range of events, from jazz to opera. Knoxville Opera’s Carmen opens at the Tennessee Theatre on Friday with a second performance on Sunday afternoon.

Tuesday, February 10

UT Choral Arts Concert 2015–UT School of Music
The University of Tennessee Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and the Men’s and Women’s a Capella groups, along with Lenoir City High School Singers, Gibbs High School Ensemble, and the Bearden High School School Singers.
8:00 p.m. James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building on the UT campus, FREE

Jazz is for Lovers with vocalist Jane Monheit
Knoxville Jazz Orchestra
8:00 p.m. Bijou Theatre, downtown Knoxville
Tickets/Info: 865-684-1200.

Wednesday, February 11

The University of Tennessee Contemporary Music Ensemble
Works by Steve Reich, John Cage, George Crumb, and Bill Ryan
8:00 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, FREE

Friday, February 13

Knoxville Opera presents Bizet’s Carmen
8:00 p.m. Tennessee Theatre
Tickets: http://www.knoxvilleopera.com

David Brunell, piano
UT Faculty Recital
8:00 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, FREE

Saturday, February 14

Billie Holliday and Carmen McRae: A Beautiful Friendship featuring vocalist Clairdee
Knoxville Jazz Orchestra
8:00 p.m. Bijou Theatre
Tickets/Info: 865-684-1200

Valentine’s Day at the Symphony
Oak Ridge Symphony & Chorus
in a concert with a decidedly romantic theme–Prokofiev’s symphonic suite Romeo and Juliet, Vaughan-Williams Ode to Music and music of Cole Porter
7:30pm ORHS Performing Arts Center, Oak Ridge
Tickets: http://www.orcma.org

Sunday, February 15

Knoxville Opera presents Bizet’s Carmen
2:30 p.m. Tennessee Theatre
Tickets: http://www.knoxvilleopera.com

Kevin Class, piano
Faculty recital; solo recital featuring works by Beethoven, Schoenberg, Rachmaninoff and Busoni
4:00 pm Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, FREE

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