Just when you thought it was safe to return to your couch and TV, April happens in Knoxville. This week, there are a number of important music events to consider—some you may have heard of and some you might not.
Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra: “Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings”
Sunday, April 2 at 2:30 PM
Bijou Theatre, Downtown Knoxville
Getting a sneak preview of classical music’s future stars is always incredibly satisfying. Just such a preview comes to Knoxville audiences this time of the year with a concert featuring the UT School of Music Concerto Competition winners in four categories of performance. That always entertaining concert is this Sunday afternoon, 4 PM, in the James…
Composer Jennifer Higdon returns to Knoxville this weekend and next week for a composer-in-residence stint with the University of Tennessee School of Music.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend the concert events listed below. There is no admission charge for any of them.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s Chamber Classics Series remains one of the best opportunities to hear intriguing music in an amazing acoustic environment for very reasonable ticket prices.
The Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra’s Chamber Classics continues on Sunday afternoon, October 30, with a concert titled “The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.”
(2:30 PM at the Bijou Theatre in Downtown Knoxville)
Conductor: James Fellenbaum
Violin soloist: Edward Pulgar
Review of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks concerts this weekend, concerts that featured Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and works by Rossini and Puccini.
In case there are any readers who haven’t noticed, the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s Chamber Classics Series at the Bijou is right up there as my favorite music series in Knoxville. The reasons for this are pretty obvious. The clarity of acoustics in the Bijou is simply stunning in its naturalness, allowing nuance and subtlety of…
Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Classics Series, “Mozart and Haydn” Conductor: James Fellenbaum • Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro • Mozart: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 with pianist Kevin Class • Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D Major (“The London”) Sunday, September 25, 2:30 p.m., Bijou…
The 2015-16 season for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra ends this week with concerts featuring works by Richard Wagner, Beethoven, and Theofanidis.