This weekend is packed with culture. Remember to allow time for parking.
Not particularly by design, there are those weekends in Knoxville when multiple diverse arts events converge on the same time period. This weekend, April 21-23, is one of those biggies. Music, theatre, and street fair festivals offer more opportunities for entertainment and enlightenment than a normal human being can absorb. But, do your best. Friday,…
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
After last weekend’s stellar final Masterworks concert appearance by outgoing concertmaster Gabriel Lefkowitz performing the Brahms Violin Concerto (see the review in the Knoxville Mercury), this week’s final Concertmaster Series events (“Gabriel Lefkowitz and Friends”) may have seemed a bit anticlimactic to many. Oddly, though, just the opposite was true. The event at the Knoxville Museum of…
In this week’s Knoxville Mercury and online: my review of last weekend’s Knoxville Symphony Orchestra concerts that featured departing concertmaster Gabriel Lefkowitz in his final appearance with the orchestra.
This week’s Masterworks concerts by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra mark yet another transition for the organization. Just as the KSO’s Aram Demirjian begins the last three programs of his first season as music director and principal conductor, the KSO’s concertmaster Gabriel Lefkowitz ends his six year stint with the orchestra having taken up the comparable post with the Louisville Orchestra.
The lull before the storm of March and April. Still…
Whether music, theatre, or dance, there are tons of performances to check out this week (February 21-26) 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.