Performances To Catch: Oct.17-23

It’s mid-October already and some big music events are happening this week in Knoxville.

Monday, October 17

Sidney King, double bass
UT School of Music, Guest artist recital
Assisted by Judith Bible-piano
3:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Tuesday, October 18

2 Pianos, 8 Hands
Faculty and guest artists recital with Eunsuk Jung, Ivo Kaltchev, Catherine H Lim, and JeongEun Park Kang
Works by Debussy, Faure, Brahms, et al.
8:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Wednesday, October 19

Third presidential debate

Thursday, October 20

Octubafest Concert No.1
Studio recital
6:00 PM, Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
FREE

UT Contemporary Music Festival Opening Concert
Ensemble concert; UT Contemporary Music Ensemble presents works by Berio, Zorn, Simalchik, and Applebaum
8:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Friday, October 21

Knoxville Opera: The Pirates of Penzance
Read preview here
7:30 PM (Note change of time) Tennessee Theatre, 602 S. Gay Street, Downtown Knoxville
Tickets

Octubafest Concert No.2
Faculty recital
8:00 PM, Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
FREE

UT Contemporary Music Festival Gala Concert
Guest artist recital; featuring artist-in-residence Yarn/Wire and UT Contemporary Music Festival Call for Scores winner Travis Weller
8:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Saturday, October 22

Octubafest Concert No.3
Tuba/euphonium ensemble
12:00 PM, Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
FREE

UT Contemporary Music Festival Concert
Ensemble concert; featuring the UT Electroacoustic Ensemble and the UT Contemporary Music Ensemble
2:00 PM, Emporium Arts Center
100 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN

Sarah Chandler, clarinet
UT School of Music, Guest artist recital; assisted by Eunsuk Jung-piano, featuring works by Piazzolla, Basi, and Schumann
8:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Sunday, October 23

Knoxville Opera: The Pirates of Penzance
Read preview here
2:30 PM, Tennessee Theatre, 602 S. Gay Street, Downtown Knoxville
Tickets

UT Symphony Orchestra
Concert #2, Tchaikovsky Ballets–Sleeping Beauty
Beethoven: Overture to Prometheus
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Tchaikovsky: Suite from Sleeping Beauty
4:00 PM, James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
FREE

 

 

 

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