Thurs-Sun: Performances To Catch in Knoxville

It’s “Presidents’ Weekend” coming up—February 16-20— and it will be a busy one for music performances. You must choose wisely.

Thursday, February 16

Marble City Opera: Chocolate & Wine
An evening of song paired with  chocolates and delicious wines handpicked by Knoxville chef/ restaurateur, Holly Hambright.
$50/person, tickets
7:30 PM, Modern Studio, 109 W Anderson Ave, Knoxville, Tennessee
Event repeats on Friday and Saturday evenings

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1
Guest conductor: Mei-Ann Chen
• Glinka: Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla
• Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (pianist Lise de la Salle)
• Florence Price: Dances in the Canebrakes
• Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
7:30 PM Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay Street, Downtown Knoxville

Repeats on Friday evening
Tickets and Information

Friday, February 17

Marble City Opera: Chocolate & Wine
An evening of song paired with  chocolates and delicious wines handpicked by Knoxville chef/ restaurateur, Holly Hambright.
$50/person, tickets
7:30 PM, Modern Studio, 109 W Anderson Ave, Knoxville, Tennessee
Event repeats on Saturday evening

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1
Guest conductor: Mei-Ann Chen
• Glinka: Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla
• Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (pianist Lise de la Salle)
• Florence Price: Dances in the Canebrakes
• Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
7:30 PM Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay Street, Downtown Knoxville

Tickets and Information

UT School of Music Faculty Recital: Violinist Miroslav Hristov and pianist Chih-Long Hu
Works by J.S. Bach, Prokofiev, and Jennifer Higdon (Blue Hills of Mist from “String Poetic”), et al.
8:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, UT Campus
FREE

Theatre Knoxville Downtown: Clybourne Park
February 17-March 5
8:00 PM, Theatre Knoxville Downtown, 319 N. Gay Street
Thu/Fri/Sat @ 8:00 pm, Sun @ 3:00 pm
Tickets ($15) and Information

Saturday, February 18

Marble City Opera: Chocolate & Wine
An evening of song paired with  chocolates and delicious wines handpicked by Knoxville chef/ restaurateur, Holly Hambright.
$50/person, tickets
7:30 PM, Modern Studio, 109 W Anderson Ave, Knoxville, Tennessee

Sunday, February 19

Evelyn Miller Young Pianist Series: Jie Yuan
Second of three recitals for 2017
• Ligeti: Musica Ricercata Nos.3 and 10
• Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op.28
• Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op.16
• Ligeti: Musica Ricercata Nos.4 and 6
2:30 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
Tickets: $25

UT Symphony Orchestra: A Celebration of Jennifer Higdon
Program features Higdon’s The Singing Rooms and Fanfare Ritmico with performances by UT Choirs and Geoffrey Herd, violin
4:00 PM, James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
FREE
(see preview/profile of the Jennifer Higdon residency concerts in the Knoxville Mercury)

Monday, February 20

UT School of Music Guest Artist Recital: pianist Chu-Fang Huang
Prizewinner of Cleveland and Van Cliburn international piano competitions, world-renowned pianist performing works by Haydn, Chopin, and Ravel
8:00 PM, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

 

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