Hark! January Classical Music!

The Knoxville classical and jazz music scene resumes this week, admittedly a bit slowly at first as if still recovering from New Year’s overindulgence. But then, look out—there are major events in January that surely need to be on your calendar.

Note: UT School of Music events listed below are free admission. Tickets for other events are as listed.

Monday, January 3
Mighty Musical Monday at the Tennessee Theatre: Kukuly and the Gypsy Fuego plus the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ
Noon, Tennessee Theatre, Free

Wednesday, January 6
Jazz Lunch at the Square Room: “Kayley Farmer Sings The Rodgers and Hart Songbook”
Noon, The Square Room, 4 Market Square
Tickets are $15 and include a box lunch. Available online at http://www.knoxjazz.org or by visiting Café 4 in person prior to the show.

KSO Principal Quartet

KSO Principal Quartet

Sunday, January 10
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Principal Quartet
(Gordon Tsai and Edward Pulgar, violins; Kathryn Gawne, viola; Andy Bryenton, cello)
Schubert: Quartettsatz in C Minor
Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F Major
Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat Major
2:30 p.m. Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street
Tickets and Information: http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com or 865-291-3310

Wednesday and Thursday, January 13 and 14
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster Series “Gabriel Lefkowitz and Friends”
Paganini: Caprice No. 24 in A minor
Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Dvorak: Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major
7:00 p.m. Knoxville Museum of Art
Tickets and Information: http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com or 865-291-3310

Friday, January 15
Katie Johnson, horn — 
UT School of Music faculty recital
6:00 p.m. 
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

Saturday, January 16
UT School of Music, Violin Festival Concert
8:00 p.m. 
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

Tuesday, January 19
UT School of Music, guest artist recitals
6 p.m. — Jesse Chavez, tuba –
 Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
8 p.m. — Lin Tao, piano
 — Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

Thursday and Friday, January 21 and 22
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series: “Beethoven and Bruch”
Guest conductor: Aram Demirjian
Adams: Lollapalooza
Ligeti: Romanian Concerto
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Philippe Quint, violin)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
7:30 p.m. Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay Street
Tickets and Information: http://www.knoxvillesymphony.com or 865-291-3310

Sunday, January 24
UT School of Music, Ready for the World Music Series: No.2
Ensemble concert
2:00 p.m., 
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

Tuesday, January 26
Knoxville Jazz Orchestra: “An Evening with Regina Carter”
8 p.m. The Square Room, 4 Market Square
Tickets: $32.50 adult, $15.00 student.  Tickets are available in advance at http://www.knoxjazz.org or by visiting Café 4 at 4 Market Square.

Wednesday, January 27
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Q-Series

Noon performance by KSO Principal Quartet and the Woodwind Quintet
Noon, Square Room, 4 Market Square
$15 includes box lunch; KSO Box Office, 865-291-3310

Wednesday, January 27
Faculty recital series: Kevin Class plays Complete Piano Sonatas of Mozart, Program One
8:00 p.m. 
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center 

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Thursday, January 28
UT School of Music guest artist recital: Alumni Duo, Mr.and Mrs. Cai Lei, piano
8:00 p.m.
 Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

Friday, January 29
UT School of Music faculty recital: David Brunell, piano
8:00 p.m.
 Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

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