An historic week in the offing. Thankfully, there’s a number of intriguing music events to calm us down and capture our imagination.
Knoxville performances to catch this week, October 10 thru 16.
Classical music performances this week in Knoxville.
The Big Ears Festival has benefited Knoxville in countless ways, some obvious and glaringly important, but many more invisible or understated and, nonetheless, critical to the music scene and the city’s image. One of these benefits has been the exposure and publicity given to the contemporary music organization, nief-norf, and its notable performances at this year’s festival. While…
Review: UT Opera Theatre’s production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni.
This week features the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra in works by Schoenberg, Dvorak, and Elgar. The University of Tennessee Opera Theatre presents Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’ at the Bijou.
Although it is not spring yet, this past Sunday had all the earmarks of an early spring day—warm-ish, sunny, and cheerful. I was lured back inside, though, for one of my favorite University of Tennessee School of Music events, the annual UT Symphony Orchestra concert that features the School’s Concerto Competition winners. Watching and listening…
Things to do in Knoxville, music and art, this weekend.
Tonight, March 3, at 8pm in the Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall–Program #2 in Kevin Class’ series, the”Complete Piano Sonatas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.” Free admission.
The Pro Arte Quartet has been around since 1912. Founded by conservatory students in Brussels, the group’s rich history includes Bela Bartok’s dedication of his fourth string quartet and the premiere of Barber’s opus 11 string quartet that features as its slow movement music that has become the “Adagio for Strings.” The quartet (current members David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; and Parry Karp, cello) can be heard in recital this evening, Monday February 29, courtesy of the University of Tennessee School of Music.